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Can You Ever Forgive Me?Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3

movie

United States of America

English

A-list actors, True-story-based, Well-acted

2018

Female director, Marielle Heller

Alice Kremelberg, Anna Deavere Smith, Anne Hollister

107 min

Synopsis

When a bestselling celebrity biographer is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception.

Our Take

7.3
The Staff

A non-comedic Melissa McCarthy stars in this movie based on a true story. She plays author Lee Israel who after struggling to pay her bills starts forging letters from famous writers. Being a great writer herself, she’s able to skillfully mimic some of the greatest American novelists. But how far can she take it? With only her cat and an ex-convict friend at her side, this movie takes you through her desperation and anxiety as she turns into a full-blown criminal. Nominated to three Oscars, including Best Actress for McCarthy.

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