“The Hoax” quotes(2006)
Plot – The movie is inspired to the true story of Clifford Irving. At the beginning of '70s he's a frustrated and unsuccessful writer, then he writes a false biography about tycoon Howard Hughes and sells the copyright to the publisher McGraw-Hill. The book has an enormous success also because Hughes has retired in complete solitude. Irving tells he has spent with Hughes a long period and then he has transcribed his confessions. The writer at first is supported, then in 1972 Irving is sentenced to two and a half years of prison.
All actors – David Aaron Baker, John Carter, Judi Barton, Raul S. Julia, James Biberi, Richard Gere, Hope Davis, Christopher Evan Welch, Okwui Okpokwasili, Alfred Molina, Bob Wiltfong, William Fowleshow all
“The Hoax” Quotes 3 quotes
“- Edith Irving: You're always so careful when you talk, always so soft like a cushion for what you want.
But I am leaving. But before I go, I give you something. You are exhausted from your lies. So tell the truth.
Tell me the truth about what you did with her this time. It is your moment to be clean.
- Clifford Irving: I saw her.”
“Cliff, you publish this you will have a storm of shit rain down on you.”
“- Clifford Irving: Bumped by this adolescent coffee boy. My lit professor at Cornell compared me to Hemingway!
The middle of my life is at hand, and I don't have a couch.
- Dick Suskind: Think about this: Henry Miller was 38-years-old, unpublished. His wife left him for a lesbian.
- Clifford Irving: You're kind to tell me that, Dick. You're a...” (continue)(continue reading)