The Dying Gaul

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The Dying Gaul is a 2005 American film written and directed by Craig Lucas, and based on his 1998 play. It stars Peter Sarsgaard as an aspiring screenwriter, Campbell Scott as the producer who convinces him to compromise his play and draws him into an affair, and Patricia Clarkson as the producer’s wife, whose involvement in the affair leads to a tragic conclusion.