Directed by John Carroll Lynch.
Starring Harry Dean Stanton, David Lynch, James Darren, Tom Skerritt and Ed Begley Jr.
Lucky is elderly and lives alone. When he collapses at home, he realises he has to face up to his inevitable decline and accept it
Harry Dean Stanton’s penultimate film is also his swan song, one that’s released in the UK just a day short of the first anniversary of his death. The fact that he’s gone lingers like a delicate shadow over Lucky as we walk hand in hand with the elderly man of the title who takes a journey of self-discovery as he comes to terms with his own mortality.
He’s alone but, as he stresses, he’s not lonely. He’s never married, has no children – that he knows of – but admits he’s been in love during his life. He has friends,