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JT LeRoy

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Synopsis

A young woman named Savannah Knoop spends six years pretending to be the celebrated author JT LeRoy, the made-up literary persona of her sister-in-law.
Based on the true story of two women who created the persona of a boy-wonder author JT LeRoy, fooling the literary community, the fashion world, and the Hollywood elite for six years before the hoax was finally revealed.

Details

Year
2018
Type of film
Features
Director
Justin Kelly
Producer
Cassian Elwes, Mark Amin, Julie Yorn,Patrick Walmsley, Thor Bradwell
Executive Producer
Nadine de Barros, Cami Winikoff, Tyler Boehm, Gary Pearl, Wayne Marc Godfrey, Robert Jones
Editor
Aaron I. Butler
Screenwriter
Justin Kelly (screenplay), Savannah Knoop (memoir)
Director of Photography
Bobby Bukowski
Music
Tim Kvasnosky
Principal Cast
Kristen Stewart, Diane Kruger, Laura Dern, Jim Sturgess

Genre

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Last updated 3rd October 2017

Production Company

US, UK coproduction

A Buffalo Gal Pictures (CA), Sobini Films (US), LBI Entertainment (US), Thirty Three Management (US) production produced in association with The Fyzz Facility (UK)

The Fyzz Facility
77 Fortress Road
London
NW5 1AG
+44 (0)20 7388 7868
info@thefyzz.com
http://www.thefyzz.com

Sales
Company

Fortitude International
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http://www.fortitudeint.com