R | | Biography, Comedy, Crime
When Lee Israel falls out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception.
Julianne Moore was attached to this project during early development. She was fired from the project due to creative differences.
This next song goes out to all the agoraphobic junkies who couldn't be here tonight.
When Lee is seen walking toward the 86th Street subway station, a sidewalk fruit stand is seen in the background. Fruit vendors were not common in New York until 2008, when the city's Green Carts program was implemented.
Closing credits appear onscreen as if typewritten.
Ahead of the film's release in Australia, the distributor chose to pre-cut the film in order to obtain an M classification. These changes removed detail of hard drug misuse (cocaine snorting) through re-framing, and also removed the film's sole use of very strong language by re-dubbing the term with a milder phrase. The uncut international version was later approved for a DVD/Video release with an uncut MA15+ classification.
$161,510 (USA) (21 October 2018)
$8,803,865 (USA) (14 March 2019)
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