The Dying Gaul Movie Review 2005

Information and Film Reviews for The Dying Gaul the Movie

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Elaine (Clarkson) is one twisted sister--although she has reason to act on her ugly impulses and feelings of betrayal. A former screenwriter, Elaine is the wife of powerful movie exec Jeffrey (Scott), who wants to buy the script of fledgling writer Robert (Sarsgaard). With one large caveat: Robert must change his tragic, autobiographical gay love story into a standard straight tearjerker. Robert caves and winds is seduced by the predatory Jeffrey as well. Elaine goes online under an assumed identity and learns about the affair. Elaine's revenge is outrageous and not too believable. The actors make it somewhat plausible. Lucas adapted his 1998 play for his directorial debut.


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Available on DVD
Running time 105 minutes.
Originally from United States.

Cast and Crew

Romantic Drama, Romantic Triangles, Showbiz Dramas, At the Movies, Gays, Adultery, Computers
Craig Lucas
Patricia Clarkson, Campbell Scott, Peter Sarsgaard
Bobby Bukowski
Craig Lucas
Steven Reich
Kevin Sorenson, David Waelder, Linda Cohen, Andy Keir, G. Victoria Ruskin, Danny Clicker, Vincent Jefferds
Campbell Scott, George Van Buskirk

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