Melissa McCarthy leaves behind the crazy comedies to get into the skin of the infamous author Lee Israel in this biopic about her most difficult times.
"Could you forgive me?" is a new film based on real events about the writer Lee Israel, played by Mellissa McCarthy and in which she tells how in a very difficult time and after her publishing success, she began to falsify letters to sell them and thus be able to pay all your debts and expenses.
In this exquisite film that had all the weapons to win an Oscar of the 3 categories in which it was nominated, it is a film that combines comedy and drama in the most just and perfect way. Also, it shows Melissa McCarthy out of her comfort zone, since we're used to seeing her in crazy comedies like "Who Killed the Puppets?" or "The Soul of the Party", but in this film, he brings out his dramatic talent and his dramatic vein , in an interpretation completely in point.
The story does not disappoint , and although it is based on real facts, both the script and the interpretations of Melissa McCarthy and Richard E. Gran t are the combination of the perfect formula to keep you engaged in the story, and bring empathy and compassion to Lee Israel , that author who although committed a crime, is a surprise to move with his story and show you his reasons for doing what he did.
The film has no flaw , and if you like this kind of cinema where the drama meets comedy, besides being a biopic, without a doubt "Can you forgive me?" You will not be disappointed, and you will be able to enjoy an Oscar- nominated film with all the guarantee of quality and satisfaction .
Melissa McCarthy does an excellent job and lets us see the versatility that has to be both a quirky and funny character, to interpret the drama with excellence .
"Could you forgive me?" It is available in all Mexican theaters beginning on February 1st.