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JT Leroy is a american film of genre Drama released in USA on 26 april 2019 with Laura Dern

JT Leroy (2019)

JT Leroy
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Released in USA 26 april 2019
Length 1h45
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Biography,    Comedy-drama
Rating58% 2.91992.91992.91992.91992.9199

JT LeRoy est une comédie dramatique biographique américaine écrite et réalisée par Justin Kelly, dont la sortie est prévue en 2018. Il s’agit de l’adaptation des mémoires Girl Boy Girl: How I Became JT Leroy de Savannah Knoop.

Synopsis

L'histoire vraie de Laura Albert, une femme écrivain qui, dans les années 1990, s'était fait passer pour un transgenre qui s'appelle JT LeRoy, joué en public par son amie Savannah Knoop, dans les années 90-2000 pour duper le monde des célébrités, de la mode et des lettres. Un canular démasqué par le New York Times.

Actors

Laura Dern

(Laura Albert)
Kristen Stewart

(Savannah Knoop / JT LeRoy)
Diane Kruger

(Eva)
Jim Sturgess

(Geoffrey Knoop)
Courtney Love

(Sasha)
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