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I'm afraid I can't give you a straight forward answer but I'll share the info I've gathered on John E du Pont, I've asked myself the same question after watching the movie. If you're looking for a factual reason why Du Pont Killed Dave, here's what wiki says about him, In the 1980s, he established a wrestling facility at his Foxcatcher Farm after ...


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I think the movie is purposely not specific about what exactly happened behind closed (gym) doors. It artfully avoids an outright depiction of some act or another, instead showing a non-sexual scene that has largely the same feel of borderline-nonconsensual sexual encounter: Dupont demanding Mark join him for a late-night, no-one-else-there wrestling session....


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Even though he did not have a stable relationship with Mark, he again enjoyed his praises for du Pont at the ending scene and was wondering why he did not receive similar from Dave who has more respect in his eye. Since he also did not get the similar attention from his mother and never achieved that, he got furious when the same neglect was given to him by ...


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I thought it was because at one point the interview guy told Dave to say something nice about John, something that would make it seem like John was the reason for the team's success. This was obviously something John wanted Dave to say seeing as it was his documentary being made, but Dave doesn't. He just keeps shaking his head and says "I don't know what ...


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I definitely got that impression as well and expected to see an explanation at some point before the movie was over, but as you already know, it's never really explained. I do know that Du Pont was married to a woman for a time, if that means anything: At the age of 45, on September 3, 1983, he married 29-year-old Gale Wenk, an occupational therapist. [...


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This question may not be able to be answered by people that aren't members of the MPAA or Sony. No one but the MPAA (and possibly, but not definitely, the studio) knows the exact criteria the MPAA uses to rate films. As pointed out in the documentary This Film Is Not Yet Rated, The MPAA will not reveal any information about who or why certain decisions are ...


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