McCarthy as a real-life author who fell on hard times & began forging letters from dead authors to sell. Not sure if I knew she had this level of performance in her. Richard Grant in support role is also excellent. The charade can’t last! A sad but very interesting story. B+
When bestselling celebrity biographer Lee Israel 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.