Holly Hunter (‘The Big Sick’) on telling off racists, subverting ‘overbearing mother’ stereotype



Holly Hunter ('The Big Sick') chats about telling off racists and subverting the 'overbearing mother' stereotype with Gold Derby editor Daniel Montgomery. In the movie, she plays Beth, who bonds with her daughter's ex-boyfriend after her daughter falls into a coma. The film is based on the true experiences of the film's star, Kumail Nanjiani, and his wife Emily V. Gordon, with whom he wrote the screenplay.