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Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Release date: October 26, 2018

Can You Ever Forgive Me? movie poster Best-selling author Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy), who wrote biographies of celebrities such as Tallulah Bankhead, Estée Lauder and Dorothy Kilgallen in the 1970s and '80s, and profiles of other stars such as Katharine Hepburn, has fallen on hard times.

Turning to criminal life, she begins a lucrative scam with her loyal friend Jack (Richard E. Grant) by forging hundreds of letters purportedly written by luminaries as Dorothy Parker, Noël Coward, and Lillian Hellman, then selling her "memorabilia" to dealers across the country.

Based on the memoir by Lee Israel.

Additional details

Genre: Comedy

Runtime: 107 min

Director: Marielle Heller

Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures

Producers: Anne Carey, Amy Nauiokas, David Yarnell

Screenplay: Nicole Holofcener, Jeff Whitty

Cast: Melissa McCarthy,Richard E. Grant,Jane Curtin,Dolly Wells,Ben Falcone

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