A look inside the mysterious case of 16-year-old literary sensation JT LeRoy—a creature so perfect for his time that if he didn't exist, someone would have had to invent him. The strangest story about story ever told.

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  • Average 7.1/10
  • Fresh 67
  • Rotten 19

Critics Consensus: Author: The JT LeRoy Story serves as a worthy primer on its fascinating subject as well as an insightful look at the ever-evolving nature of modern celebrity.

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Studio
Amazon Studios
Genre
Documentary
Released
Copyright
© 2016 A&E Television Networks LLC and RatPac Documentary Films, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Subtitles, Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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