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April Movie Nite: "Can you ever forgive me?" 4/26 @ 7pm

4/26/2019

 "Can you ever forgive me?" Is a 2018 American biographical film based on the confessional memoir of the same name by Lee ISrael.  Melissa McCarthy stars as Israel, and the story follows her attempts to revitalize her failing writing career by forging letters from deceased authors and playwrights.  For their performances, McCarthy earned nominations for Best Actress at the 2018 Academy Awardsand Golden Globe Awards as did costar, RichardGrant for Best Supporting Actor.

 

 In 1991, following the critical and commercial failure of her biography of Estée Lauder, author Lee Israel struggles with financial troubles and writer’s block.  With her agent unable to secure her an advance for a new book, Israel is forced to sell her possessions to cover expenses, selling a personal letter she received from Katharine Hepburn to local book dealer named,  financial troubles and writer’s block.  With her agent unable to secure her an advance for a new book, Israel is forced to sell her possessions to cover expenses, selling a personal letter she received from Katharine Hepburn to local book dealer named, Anna.

 

 

 

 

While conducting research for a potential Fanny Brice biography, Israel discovers two letters written by Brice, one of which she takes and shows to Anna.  Anna gives a low offer due to the letter’s bland content, prompting Israel to return home, add a postscript to the second letter, and bring it back to Anna, who takes the letter for $350.  Israel then starts forging and selling further letters by deceased celebrities, incorporating intimate details in an attempt to command higherprices.                                                                                                                                     


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