Spanning more than five years on the streets of New York City, this intimate story of survival follows Lucky Torres, a homeless mother masked in tattoos who longs to rise from a life of darkness.
Journalist Laura Checkoway marks an astonishing filmmaking debut with this powerful, unvarnished documentary, capturing an experience rarely depicted onscreen. Executive Producer Steve James (Hoop Dreams, The Interrupters, Life Itself) affirms, “There are not enough of these kinds of stories being told today.”
Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: Lucky is a bittersweet meditation on mortality, punctuating the career of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton.