Nominated for 3 Oscars, including:
Melissa McCarthy stars as Lee Israel, the best-selling celebrity biographer (and cat lover) who made her living in the 1970’s and 80’s profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estée Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee found herself unable to get published because she had fallen out of step with the marketplace, she turned her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack (Richard E. Grant).
BBFC Advice: Contains very strong language, drug misuse.
Running Time: 1hr 46mins
BBFC Advice: 15
Director(s): Marielle Heller
Country of Origin: USA
Year of release: 2019
Thu 28 Feb
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