Paul ThomasAnderson's Punch Drunk Love will be platform released on October 11 in New York, Los Angelesand Toronto and expand on October 18, Revolution Studios announced today.

The romantic comedy, which won Anderson the Director'sAward at the Cannes Film Festival this year, will make its North American debutat the Toronto Film Festival in September. It has also been selected as the centrepiecefilm at the New York Film Festival in October, soon after which it will hit select US theatres.

Adam Sandlerstars as the lonely sibling of seven abusive sisters who discovers love when amysterious woman enters his life. Emily Watson and Anderson regulars PhillipSeymour Hoffman and Louis Guzman co-star. Punch Drunk Love is a RevolutionStudios and New Line production and will be distributed by Columbia Pictures.