With the portrayal of Barry, Adam Sandler shows he can just as easily play complex characters as he can more straight forward comedic ones.
“Designing with blues is not something you usually do because they’re so sensitive on film. But it worked very well for us because Paul (Thomas Anderson) was really interested in replicating the feeling of Technicolor. If you look at On the Town or An American in Paris, they weren’t afraid to use color then.”
– Costume designer Mark Bridges on the blues used in Punch-Drunk Love
Adam Sandler stars as Barry Egan in the Revolution Studios/New Line Cinema presentation of Punch-Drunk Love, distributed by Columbia Pictures.
Official still that was used in the original USA release of the film.
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