Can You Ever Forgive Me?

  •   Marielle Heller
  •   United States
  •   Gala Presentation, Spotlight: Comedy, Spotlight: Women in Cinema
  •   Biopic, Crime, LGBTQ

Synopsis

“McCarthy’s best performance to date.” –Variety

Melissa McCarthy stars as Lee Israel, the best-selling celebrity biographer (and cat lover) who made her living in the 1970s and 80s profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder, and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee found herself unable to get published because she had fallen out of step with the marketplace, she turned her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack (Richard E. Grant).

  •  106 minutes

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