San Francisco Public Library

J.T. Leroy, directed by Justin Kelly

Label
J.T. Leroy, directed by Justin Kelly
Language
eng
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Rating: R; for language throughout, sexual content and brief nudity
Main title
J.T. Leroy
Medium
videorecording
Oclc number
1101439099
Responsibility statement
directed by Justin Kelly
Runtime
109
Summary
Based on Savannah Knoop's memoir Girl Boy Girl: How I Became JT Leroy, this captivating true story goes beyond the headlines to tell the story of the most compelling literary hoax of recent times. 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
Technique
live action
Classification
resource.filmdirector
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