April 20, 2007
Genre(s): Comedy, Drama
In the 70s, an author named Clifford Irving is upset when his latest novel is rejected by a publisher. He is desperate for cash and needs to keep the lines of communication open with this publisher. Clifford pretends to have an agreement with Howard Hughes to write his life story. This peeks the publishers' interest, and they give him another chance. Clifford and his friend Dick begin researching information and are lucky enough to come across personal information about Hughes. He also finds other personal details that if it were to be included in the book, it could cause a political crisis. Clifford's personal and professional life are in jeopardy. Will he be able to pull off the ultimate hoax?