Can You Ever Forgive Me?

106m, DCP, U.S.

Showtimes & Tickets

Screened December 21, 2018–March 14, 2019, 2019

The true story of bestselling celebrity biographer (and friend to cats) Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy), who made her living in the 1970s and ’80s profiling the likes of Katherine 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). A Fox Searchlight release

Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress (Melissa McCarthy), Best Supporting Actor (Richard E. Grant) and Best Adapted Screenplay (Nicole Holofcener & Jeff Whitty)

A film by Marielle Heller