The movie is written for and in every way inspired by Harry Dean Stanton. The stories in the film are stories from his life and it is definitely an "inspired by" movie. The story of Lucky is not the story of Harry Dean Stanton but Lucky's stories are Harry Dean Stanton's stories. That is how the material was built and when we started to put it together, that is where my focus was - to make sure that the story of Lucky was clear and focused through the material.
John Carroll Lynch; "Inspired by a Legend: John Carroll Lynch on Lucky" (Peter Sobczyn... read the rest.