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The Hoax

The true story of how novelist Clifford Irving successfully sold his entirely made-up biography of tycoon Howard Hughes for millions of dollars.

In truth not authorised at all, but containing facts Irving unscrupulously went to great lengths to acquire, it still goes to publication. Obsessed by the project, and Hughes, Irving has to bravely call everybody's bluff several times in order to reach his bounty - the cheque.

Release date:

1 hour, 47 minutes

Last on

Wed 12 Feb 2014 00:40
BBC One Scotland, Scotland HD only


Role Contributor
Clifford IrvingRichard Gere
Andrea TateHope Davis
Dick SuskindAlfred Molina
Edith SuskindMarcia Gay Harden
Nina Van PallandtJulie Delpy
Shelton FisherStanley Tucci
Harold McGrawJohn Carter
Ralph GravesZeljko Ivanek
Noah DietrichEli Wallach
Albert VanderkampChristopher Evan Welch
DirectorLasse Hallstrom