Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Character: Lee Israel

Directed by: Marielle Heller

Written by: Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty

Produced by: Fox Searchlight Pictures, Archer Gray, & Bob Industries

Cast Members: Richard E. Grant, Dolly Wells, Jane Curtin

Released date: November 2, 2018

Genre: Biography, Crime, Comedy, Drama

Duration: 1 hour 46 minutes

Based on a true story. Lee Israel is a frustrated, hard-drinking author who can barely afford to pay her rent or bills in 1990s New York. Desperate for money, Israel soon hatches a scheme to forge letters by famous writers and sell them to bookstores and collectors. When the dealers start to catch on, Lee recruits a dubious friend to help her continue her self-destructive cycle of trickery and deceit.


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Script developed by Never Enough Design