The Hoax, directed by Academy Award nominee Lasse Holmstrom (Cider House Rules, Chocolat. Casanova), is inspired by true events in the life of Clifford Irving, played by Richard Gere (Chicago), a charismatic and charming writer who persuades the world that he is the authorized biographer for the reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes. When his book is published admits a swirl of controversy Irving must scramble to prove his claim. Through a series of devilish twists and turns, Irving is led to suspect a vast conspiracy is plotting against him.
This film is based on real facts about a writer during the 70’s who wrote anything but a real-life biography of Billionaire Howard Hughes. The audience will be intrigued as they witness the lengths that Clifford Irving went to in order to get a story of this magnitude written and published. Filled with fact, fiction, lies and deceit, It will keep you enthralled until the very end. Dove cannot approve this movie due to the excessive use of language and other objectionable content listed below.