Can You Ever Forgive Me? Movie

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Can You Ever Forgive Me?


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2018 | Biography Crime

Melissa McCarthy stars in the adaptation of the memoir Can You Ever Forgive Me?, the true story of best-selling celebrity biographer (and friend to cats) Lee Israel (McCarthy) who made her living in t...

U.S. Release Date

Can You Ever Forgive Me? release date was Friday, October 19, 2018. This was a Limited in theaters release.

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February 2019

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Directed by

Marielle Heller

Screenwriter

Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty

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Melissa McCarthy stars in the adaptation of the memoir Can You Ever Forgive Me?, the true story of best-selling celebrity biographer (and friend to cats) Lee Israel (McCarthy) who made her living in the 1970’s and 80’s 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).
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  • Based on the 2008 memoir/book "Can You Ever Forgive Me?: Memoirs of a Literary Forger" by Lee Israel which was published by Simon & Schuster.

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