Punch (2002)

A teenage girl still reeling from the death of her mother finds a novel means of venting her anger in the feature directorial debut from filmmaker Guy Bennett. It's been years since Ariel's (Sonja Bennett) mother died in a tragic… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: January 1, 2002
DVD Release Date: May 11, 2004
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Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

Punch is a fascinating curiosity, in some ways as confused and unresolved as its characters.

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

[B]izarre, would-be literary exploration of incestuous father-daughter attraction, anger management, and women beating the crap out of each other...

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Globe and Mail

This is a good premise, but written and acted in a fashion that rings false.

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Derek Tse
Jam! Movies

In some respects, Punch still packs some, but it will leave you feeling woozy and glad when the bell rings.

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Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views

A flawed film that despite having some curiosities ends up looking too smart for its own good.

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Jason Anderson

Tough, smart and funny.

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Ariel seems too dependant on her dad Sam. When this dependency is threatened by Sam's girlfriend (Mary), Ariel punches her. It turns out that… More