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Release Date: 2005

DVD Release Date: March 21st, 2006

R|1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary
A gay writer (Peter Sarsgaard) befriends a Hollywood hotshot (Campbell Scott) and his wife (Patricia Clarkson).

Cast: Peter Sarsgaard, Campbell Scott, Patricia Clarkson, Robin Bartlett, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Bill Camp, Linda Emond, Elizabeth Marvel

Director: Craig Lucas

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Holedigger Films Inc.

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Before it disappears into a fog of confusion and damaging contradictions within its characters, The Dying Gaul presents an ironic, provocative look at what its creator, Craig Lucas, calls a postmodern Hollywood noir. show more

  • The actors could not be better. Sarsgaard, Scott and the luminous Clarkson negotiate the film's razor-sharp laughs and bone-deep tragedy with resonant skill. Lucas' powerfully haunting film gets under your skin. show more

  • The Dying Gaul stays interesting even when it asks more and more--too much, probably--of the audience's disbelief suspension. show more

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