Magazine article Screen International

Foxcatcher Set for London Film Festival

Magazine article Screen International

Foxcatcher Set for London Film Festival

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Cannes award-winning drama, starring Steve Carell, Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo, to receive UK premiere.

Foxcatcher has been secured by the 58th BFI London Film Festival (Oct 8-19) for the American Express Gala.

The film will receive its UK premiere on Oct 16 at the Odeon Leicester Square, attended by director Bennett Miller (Capote, Moneyball) and stars Steve Carell and Sienna Miller.

Based on true events, Foxcatcher tells of the unlikely and ultimately tragic relationship between eccentric multimillionaire John du Pont (Carell) and champion wrestlers Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) and his brother, Dave (Mark Ruffalo).

Miller won the best director prize at Cannes, where the film received its world premiere in May.

INTERVIEW: Bennett Miller, Foxcatcher

REVIEW: Foxcatcher

Miller said: "I'm thrilled that Foxcatcher will be playing the LFF and I'm thrilled to be attending. …

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