Director: Bennett Miller
Writers: E. Max Frye; Dan Futterman
Keywords: Sports Drama, Wrestling, Biography
Wrestling-obsessed heir John E. du Pont entertains a dangerous working relationship with Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz and older brother Dave.
John E. du Pont, handsomely wealthy heir to the du Pont fortune burned by his numerous failures in life and eager to please his overbearing mother, establishes a world-class wrestler's training facility with a view to training American wrestlers for the Summer Olympics. du Pont's success-obsessed working relationship with Olympian Mark Schultz and older brother Dave results in a terrible end when he succumbs to delusions brought about by his worsening paranoid schizophrenia.
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