Based on her own memoir, the true story of a young woman (Kristen Stewart) who fooled the world portraying fake literary persona JT LeRoy. Co-stars Laura Dern.
JT LeRoy caused a stir in the 1990s, a gifted teen author who won praise for his semi-autobiographical accounts of emotional and sexual abuse and drug use. But LeRoy was actually the creation of Laura Albert (Dern), a woman in her mid-30s who needed someone who could pass for the teenage boy in public. Enter her sister-in-law, Savannah Knoop (Stewart), who spent years masquerading as Albert's creation in front of an unaware world.
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