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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Emma Thompson
Pierce Brosnan
Timothy Spall
Directors
Joel Hopkins
Screenwriters
Joel Hopkins
Running Time
94 minutes

The Love Punch
Diamonds are forever


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The Love Punch

Plot
Businessman Richard’s (Brosnan) dreams of a comfortable retirement are left in tatters when a French executive cowboys in and shreds his nest egg in a hostile takeover. Not taking it lying down, Richard teams up with his ex-wife Kate (Thompson) and the pair hatch a plan to steal a diamond from him.


Verdict
The by-the-numbers plotting is a little clunky but there's fun to be had in the cast's easy chemistry.


Reviewed by Anna Smith

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