Punch-Drunk is the story of ‘Joe Sparro’, an elderly man who suffers from Dementia Pugilistica a condition otherwise known as ‘Punch-Drunk’. With the rising costs of aged care due to privatisation Joe is forced out of what has been his home for many years. He is released back into a new society, one that he is forced to come to terms with when returning to live with his wife.
The years being medicated and institutionalized have taken a toll, battling just to grasp daily life, although it is this battle of remembering that may just save him...
Written & Directed by Sam Wark
Produced by Leah Hallis & Karate School Films
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