Mark Schultz blasts director of 'Foxcatcher' over depiction of 'sexual relationship' in film

January 1, 2015 5:38 PM

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Mark Schultz was thrilled that the screenplay adaptation of his autobiography had landed into the hands Bennett Miller. In an interview with For The Win in November, the 1984 Olympic gold medalist spoke with For The Win about Miller’s film, Foxcatcher, which told the tragic tale of Schultz, his brother Dave, and the relationship the two had with John du Pont.

Du Pont created a training center – named Team Foxcatch – for American wrestlers in an effort to form a team that could consistently win Olympic gold, and recruited Mark with the promise of a $24,000 annual salary and a place to train. Mark departed Foxcatcher after a few short months, but du Pont w...

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