JT LeRoy

UK 15 Certificate
In cinemas
August 16, 2019
Buy it from
August 16, 2019
Director
Runtime
1 Hour 46 Minutes
Genre
Drama
Language
English
From Signature Entertainment
strong language, sex, sex references

Laura Albert writes as her “avatar,” a disenfranchised young queer man named JT LeRoy. When her debut novel becomes a best-seller and JT becomes the darling of the literary world, she comes up with a unique solution to preserve her anonymity but give life to her nom-de-plume. Enter her boyfriend’s androgynous sister Savannah Knoop, who connects with Laura’s punk, feminist, outsider universe and agrees to be JT in the public eye. Together, they embark on a wild ride of double lives, infiltrating the Hollywood and literary elite, and discovering who they are while pretending to be someone else.

Last updated
July 7, 2020

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JT Leroy - UK Trailer - Starring Kristen Stewart and Laura Dern

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