In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.
Based on a true story and set in 19th Century Paris - Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms.
With bills mounting, and facing loss of prestige and income, half by chance, author Lee Israel discovers that a lot of money could be made by selling letters from famous people like Katharine Hepburn and Fanny Brice. Can you ever forgive me is based on her autobiography of the same name