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Can You Ever Forgive Me?

  • Harris Academy South Norwood 2 Cumberlow Avenue London SE25 6AE (map)

Dir. Marielle Heller • 2019 • US • Drama • 104 mins • Cert 15

With stellar performances from Melissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant, this multi-Academy Award nominated true story about celebrity biographer Lee Israel finally makes its South Norwood premiere.

After making her living profiling the likes of Katherine Kepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, and Estee Lauder, Lee finds herself unable to get published as demand for more current celebrities rises. She turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack.


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Earlier Event: 26 June
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Later Event: 3 July
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