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Punch-drunk love [videorecording] /

by Sellar, Joanne; Lupi, Daniel; Anderson, Paul Thomas; Sandler, Adam; Watson, Emily; Hoffman, Philip Seymour; Guzmán, Luis; Elswit, Robert; Jones, Leslie; Brion, Jon; Bridges, Mark; Arnold, William; Revolution Studios; New Line Cinema Corporation; Ghoulardi Film Company; Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, 2003Description: 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 1404946683 :.Language note: English (5.1 Dolby Digital Dolby Surround) or French (Dolby Surround), English or French subtitles; closed-captioned.Subject(s): Man-woman relationships -- Drama | Telephone sex -- Drama | Thugs -- Drama | Feature films | Video recordings for the hearing impairedAwards: Cannes Film Festival, 2002: Best Director (Paul Thomas Anderson)Awards: Toronto Film Critics Association Awards, 2002: Best supporting actress (Emily Watson)Cast: Adam Sandler, Emily Watson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Luis Guzman.Summary: Barry, a socially awkward man who is constantly being tormented by his seven sisters, falls madly in love with a mysterious woman. But a loose thread from his past may threaten their happiness.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Adam Sandler and Emily Watson star in Punch-Drunk Love, an odd romantic comedy from gifted young director Paul Thomas Anderson. Sandler plays Barry Egan, a shy sad-sack with a great deal of repressed anger that occasionally bursts forth in sudden violent outrages, who falls in love with Lena Leonard (Emily Watson), a co-worker of one of Barry's seven sisters. After calling a phone-sex line, Barry is extorted by bad-guy Dean Trumbell (Anderson regular Philip Seymour Hoffman), who eventually sends four goons to assault Barry and get the money. This film was screened in competition at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival, where Paul Thomas Anderson was named Best Director. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi

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Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.

Director of photography, Robert Elswit ; editor, Leslie Jones ; music, Jon Brion ; costume designer, Mark Bridges ; production designer, William Arnold.

Adam Sandler, Emily Watson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Luis Guzman.

Barry, a socially awkward man who is constantly being tormented by his seven sisters, falls madly in love with a mysterious woman. But a loose thread from his past may threaten their happiness.

MPAA rating: R.

DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital.

English (5.1 Dolby Digital Dolby Surround) or French (Dolby Surround), English or French subtitles; closed-captioned.

Cannes Film Festival, 2002: Best Director (Paul Thomas Anderson)

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards, 2002: Best supporting actress (Emily Watson)

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Library Journal Review

Lonely, obsessive, and tantrum-prone novelty-supply salesman Barry Egan (Adam Sandler) indulges in phone sex in a moment of weakness, which leads to extortion by the seedy business owner (Philip Seymour Hoffman), while the anguished Egan pursues a sweetly ingenuous woman (Emily Watson) who inexplicably finds him charming. Paul Thomas Anderson (Boogie Nights; Magnolia) gets an unexpectedly mature performance from the usually sophomoric Sandler in this really offbeat but endearing rom-com overdue for reconsideration by initially unreceptive audiences. [See Trailers, LJ 10/1/16.] © Copyright 2017. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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