The feature-length debut of acclaimed short film director Welby Ings, Punch is an inspiring and romantic gay drama set in the boxing world of New Zealand.
Jim (Jordan Oosterhof) is a promising teenage boxer, training under the watch of his demanding and alcoholic father (Tim Roth). When Jim develops a relationship with fellow classmate Whetu (Conan Hayes), a Maori boy who spends his days in an old shack down by the beach, the two are to navigate isolation, homophobia and the of small-town life. As Jim discovers what it means to be gay, he realizes how little strength has to do with heroism.
Watch the trailer for Punch below and click here to pre-order your copy. The film is coming to DVD April 11th.
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