Is Foxcatcher disturbing?

Parents need to know that Foxcatcher is a compelling but disturbing psychological crime drama based on real-life events. There’s some brief non-sexual nudity during a wrestling weigh-in, and characters are shown abusing drugs (mostly cocaine, but characters also drink and smoke weed).

Is Foxcatcher appropriate?

Parents need to know that Foxcatcher is a compelling but disturbing psychological crime drama based on real-life events. There’s some brief non-sexual nudity during a wrestling weigh-in, and characters are shown abusing drugs (mostly cocaine, but characters also drink and smoke weed).

What is the plot of Foxcatcher?

When wealthy John du Pont (Steve Carell) invites Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) to move to his estate and help form a wrestling team for the 1988 Olympics, Mark sees a way to step out of the shadow of his charismatic brother, Dave (Mark Ruffalo). However, du Pont begins to lead Mark down a dark road, causing the athlete’s self-esteem to slip. Meanwhile, du Pont becomes fixated on bringing Dave into the fold, eventually propelling all three toward an unforeseen tragedy.

What is the theme of Foxcatcher?

Foxcatcher is all about an extreme close-up on male intimacy, on the way that society often asks men to bury their emotions in ways that erupt painfully.

How does Foxcatcher end?

The ending text says that Dave Schultz was posthumously inducted into the Wrestling Hall of Fame and is survived by his wife and two children. Mark Schultz retired from wrestling after the Seoul Olympics and now operates a wrestling clinic.

What did Dupont do to Schultz?

In his book, Mark Schultz recalls du Pont making inappropriate contact using a so-called wrestling move where he grabbed his opponent’s scrotum (which was actually inspired by a similar move Mark made out of desperation at the end of a past wrestling match).

Who is the richest Du Pont?

The Gore clan, which founded the company that made products including Gore-Tex, was estimated to have about 24 family members with a combined net worth of more than $5.3 billion, according to the Forbes ranking.

Where on the body was Dave Schultz shot?

The 1989 scheme was precise. Schultz would hide in the bushes at du Pont’s 880-acre Foxcatcher Farm estate in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, and shoot an arrow into du Pont’s head.

Is Foxcatcher worth watching Reddit?

A wonderful movie with fantastic directing and top-notch acting. I thought this movie was robbed at the Oscars in 2015. It’s great that Mark and Steve were nominated, but Channing should have been too, in my opinion. He’s not in many “Oscar-worthy” type films, but this one he went all in.


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