PunchLine (1988)

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Comedy is no laughing matter for Oscar winners Sally Field and Tom Hanks, who take centre stage in the smash hit PUNCHLINE.

Field (from Forrest Gump, Mrs Doubtfire) stars as Lilah Krytsick, a New Jersey housewife and mother of three who desperately wants to make it big as a comedian.

Hanks (from Castaway, Saving Private Ryan) plays Steven Gold, a self-centred type who's been stealing the spotlight at the New York comedy club with his irrepressible, natural comedic talent. Drawn to one another, Steven helps the stumbling Lilah turn her routine from flat to funny, while Lilah helps Steven keep his anguished life together.

With critically-acclaimed performances by Hanks and Field, PUNCHLINE is a fascinating drama about the often harrowing world of comedy.

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Starring
Sally Field
Tom Hanks
John Goodman
Kim Greist
Paul Mazursky
Mark Rydell
Directed by
David Seltzer
Music
Charles Gross
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding RSDL
(69:30)
Comedy 1988 117:34 576i (PAL) 2 4
Video
Widescreen 1.85:1, 16x9 Enhanced
Audio
English Dolby Digital 2.0 surround-encoded (192Kb/s), French Dolby Digital 2.0 surround-encoded (192Kb/s), German Dolby Digital 2.0 surround-encoded (192Kb/s), Italian Dolby Digital 2.0 surround-encoded (192Kb/s), Spanish Dolby Digital 2.0 surround-encoded (192Kb/s)
Subtitles
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Arabic, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Turkish
Extras
Trailer-Sleepless In Seattle; Philadelphia, Trailer-Multiplicity; Nothing In Common
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