The Love Punch

Synopsis: Richard and Kate are a divorced couple who have an amicable relationship. Richard who's about to retire learns that his company's assets have been frozen because it's under investigation and that includes the pension fund. When the owner goes out of the country, Richard decides to pursue him and Kate goes with him. When they learn the man doesn't care about the employees, they decide to get the money some other way; by stealing the diamond he gave his girlfriend. So they follow them and Kate gets close to the girlfriend.
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): Joel Hopkins
Production: Ketchup Entertainment
  1 nomination.
 
IMDB:
5.7
Metacritic:
44
Rotten Tomatoes:
27%
PG-13
Year:
2013
94 min
$1,105,254
Website
58 Views

Yes! Now, you have a ten o'clock meeting

with the new owners.

- Yeah.

- Any idea who they are?

Hmm...

Young is all I know, Doreen.

I took your advice

on their pension share offer.

- I took them up on it.

- What? The whole lot?

Yes, lots of us did.

Janice in Accounts, Marcus in Payroll.

Well, it's a solid offer.

Now, you have a prostate check

at 2:
15 today.

I'm gonna miss these little chats, Doreen.

I thought my leaving party

was on Friday.

I don't think this is a party, Mr Jones.

- It's all gone, Richard. The lot!

- What?

Morning, everyone.

Richard, what's going on?

I don't know, Janice.

I have no idea.

- Did you know about this?

- No, of course not, Marcus.

- Is this legal? Can they just do this?

- Yes, of course they can.

Now, wait a minute.

We don't know that.

Just... just give me

some time here, please.

- Will we get paid this month?

- Yes, of course you will.

- Did you know this was coming?

- Of course he didn't!

Someone said the shares are worthless.

Is that true?

- No.

- Yes.

Jesus!

I suppose they'll let us in at some point.

To collect our things, I mean.

Doreen, I promise you,

I will sort this out.

Everyone, listen up! I promise you

I'll get to the bottom of this.

I will find out what's going on

but I just need some time, OK?

What are we supposed to do now?

- How?

- But, Richard, what can you do?

I... I don't know, but I promise you,

I will make sure that every one of you

gets what they're due.

I will not, will not, let you down.

OK, Jean-Baptiste, here I come.

I am interested in the, er...

...the arts and culture.

I love travel and adventure

and generally being...

...spon-tan-eous.

Whoosh!

Oh, God!

'Finally, after heavy bidding,

a diamond has been sold today at Sotheby's

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Joel Hopkins

Joel Hopkins (born 6 September 1970) is a British independent film director and screenwriter best known for his films Jump Tomorrow (2001) and Last Chance Harvey (2008). more…

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