Keswick Film Club - Punch Drunk Love

Sunday 5th October 5:30 PM

Punch Drunk Love 

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson Country: USA
Cert: 15 Year: 2002 Length: 95 mins

Audience Reaction

Score: 48.86% Attendance: 70

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  • More details on this film at the Internet Movie Database

Synopsis

Following Boogie Nights and Magnolia, here is Anderson's latest and most successful film, which has drawn praise right across the critical spectrum. Not the maverick Adam Sandler's typical role by a long chalk, we're given a crazy take on romantic comedy as Barry (Sandler) leads us through adventures of obsession, isolation and ultimately love, when he encounters the mysterious, sweet-faced stranger Lena (Emily Watson) who enhances and complicates his existence. The darkness, anger, mystery, challenge and hilarity evoked by Anderson's hero offer an experience we felt you should not miss.

Cannes Film Festival 2002

Won Best Director
Nominated Palme d'Or

Critics

open_quote Simply captivating and exquisitely controlled...beautifully-orchestrated oddness close_quote Empire



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Keswick Film Club won the Best New Film Society at the British Federation Of Film Societies awards in 2000.

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