WHO’S IN IT?

Laura Dern (Jurassic Park), Kristen Stewart (Personal Shopper), Diane Kruger (Inglourious Basterds), Jim Sturgess (Across The Universe), Kelvin Harrison Jr. (Assassination Nation), Courtney Love (The People vs. Larry Flynt), James Jagger (Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll), David Lawrence Brown (Downloading Nancy)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Justin Kelly (I Am Michael), director, writer; Savannah Knoop (film debut), writer; Mark Amin (Filth), Jeff Beesley (Sparkle), Thor Bradwell (Welcome the Stranger), Cassian Elwes (The Butler), Dave Hansen (Lovesong), Phyllis Laing (Locked Down), Gary Pearl (Liberty Stands Still), Giri Tharan (The Good Neighbour), Patrick Walmsley (The Other Woman) and Julie Yorn (Hell or High Water), producers; Tim Kvasnosky (King Cobra), composer; Bobby Bukowski (The Messenger), cinematographer; Aaron I. Butler (Down As We Go), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

A young woman named Savannah Knoop (Stewart) is approached by her sister-in-law Laura Albert (Dern) with a proposition: Laura has written a new book under the alias JT LeRoy, and wants Savannah to pose as her literary persona. Savannah spends the next six years in the public eye as JT LeRoy, until things become too complicated to handle…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Kristen Stewart shines as the woman who posed as a fake literary icon, in a movie that explores what it is to keep the secrets of others as well as your own.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 16TH AUGUST 2019

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