CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?
Melissa McCarthy is literary fraudster Lee Israel in this biopic from the director of The Diary of a Teenage Girl. Based on Israel's memoir. Lee Israel made her living in the 1970s and 80s profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack (Richard E. Grant, Gosford Park). Comedy, Drama, True Story & Biography 106mins Rating: M Offensive language, sexual references & drug use USA