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Punch

Directed by Guy Bennett
Canada, 2002
Drama

Synopsis

A pretty yet troubled teenaged girl named Ariel finds an outlet for her explosive temper and misguided anger through the sport of boxing in this riveting story of rage and redemption in the hard-boiled (and hard-punching) tradition of Girlfight.

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Punch Directed by Guy Bennett

Awards & Festivals

Vancouver International Film Festival

2002 | Special Mention: Women in Film Award

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2003 | 2 wins including: Best Actress - Canadian Film

2003 | 2 nominations including: Best Director - Canadian Film

Genie Awards

2004 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role