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Foxcatcher

Powerful drama based on actual events. An Olympic wrestler's oddball benefactor takes a disruptive interest in his team and the man's brother.

Olympic wrestler Mark is flattered by multimillionaire John du Pont's invitation to build and lead a squad to compete in the 1988 Games in Seoul. However, eccentric John's awkward attempts at hands-on involvement and desire to draw in Mark's more famous brother Dave steer the trio towards a tragic outcome.

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2 hours, 4 minutes

Audio described

Last on

Sunday 00:20

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:48

    David Bowie

    Fame

  • 01:06

    Billy Bragg

    This Land Is Your Land

  • 02:01

    Nicholas Dodd, Mychael Danna

    I Thought He Was A Very Nice Gentleman

Credits

Role Contributor
John du Pont Steve Carell
Mark Schultz Channing Tatum
David Schultz Mark Ruffalo
Nancy Schultz Sienna Miller
Jean du Pont Vanessa Redgrave
Jack Anthony Michael Hall
Henry Beck Guy Boyd
Fred Cole Brett Rice
Alexander Schultz Jackson Frazer
Danielle Schultz Samara Lee
Wayne Kendall Francis J. Murphy III
Rosie Jane Mowder
Roberto Garcia Daniel Hilt
Ben Langer Bryan Cook
Dan Bane David Zabriskie
Writer Dan Futterman
Writer E Max Frye
Director Bennett Miller

Broadcasts

  • Sun 9 Jul 2017 21:00
  • Mon 10 Jul 2017 23:15
  • Fri 14 Jun 2019 23:05
  • Sat 7 Mar 2020 23:55
  • Sunday 00:20

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