The Road to Cinema Podcast

Drago Sumonja on co-writing Lucky and the inspiration of Harry Dean Stanton

November 30, 2017

Drago Sumonja on co-writing the NEW film Lucky featuring Harry Dean Stanton's last on-screen performance. Drago shares how he worked with co-screenwriter Logan Sparks on developing the script based on their friendships and real life experiences with the legendary actor. We'll also hear all about Drago's career trajectory from the beginnings of his acting career to forging an additional career path as a screenwriter and filmmaker. And a discussion on Harry Dean Stanton's legacy as an actor and why his generation of performers had such a significant impact on modern film. Watch the trailer for Lucky which premiered at this year's South by Southwest Film Festival!

You can also check out Drago's excellent documentary Char-ac-ter which is available on Amazon and iTunes feautring conversations on acting with Dabney Coleman, Peter Falk, Sydney Pollack, Charles Grodin, Mark Rydell, and Harry Dean Stanton!

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