Can You Ever Forgive Me? | Chicago Reader

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Melissa McCarthy stars in this biopic of celebrity biographer Lee Israel, who started forging and selling letters from well-known authors when her writing career stalled. Marielle Heller directed.



  • Marielle Heller


  • Melissa McCarthy
  • Richard Grant
  • Dolly Wells
  • Ben Falcone
  • Gregory Korostishevsky
  • Jane Curtin
  • Stephen Spinella
  • Christian Navarro
  • Pun Bandhu


  • Jeff Whitty
  • Lee Israel
  • Nicole Holofcener


  • Anne Carey
  • Amy Nauiokas
  • David Yarnell
  • Jawal Nga
  • Pamela Hirsch
  • Bob Balaban

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