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Mormons, plungers, and pudding mark director Paul Thomas Anderson’s neat and tidy Punch-Drunk Love, an unassuming love story from the crossroads between two eras of his oeuvre.
Barry Egan (Adam Sandler) is a lonely and anxiety-ridden businessman prone to violent outbursts. His uneventful life of enduring mockery from his seven sisters is interrupted when a musical device appears outside his warehouse. Shortly afterwards, his sister sets up him up with the equally peculiar and mysterious Lena. Their guileless romance soon unfolds while a looming threat of extortion tests Barry’s spirit.
Winner of the Best Director Award at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival, Punch-Drunk Love is a tenderly crafted film true to the sensations of falling in love.
Punch-Drunk Love screens starting Friday, February 24th.
Friday, Feb 24 – 5:30pm, 7:45pm
Sunday, Feb 26 – 5:30pm, 7:45pm
Monday, Feb 27 – 5:30pm, 7:45pm
Tuesday, Feb 28 – 5:30pm