The Dying Gaul

  |  Buy to Own: 24/09/2007
  |  105 min
Rated 15 by the BBFC
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Thriller about an entangled triangle of relationships. Playwright Robert Sandrich (Peter Sarsgaard) is down on his luck. He's flat broke and deeply saddened after the AIDS-related death of his lover. His future hinges on an autobiographical screenplay that has garnered the attention of studio development boss, Jeffrey (Campbell Scott). After his first studio appointment, Jeffrey comes on strong to Robert. When he offers to purchase the screenplay for a million dollars, he gives Robert one clear demand in order to make the film more marketable: the 'boyfriend' must be turned into a 'girlfriend'. While grappling with what to do, Robert gets increasingly close to Jeffrey and his unfulfilled and curious wife, Elaine (Patricia Clarkson)...

Contains strong language and sex references
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