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Somewhat Basing My Film on a True Story

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  • Somewhat Basing My Film on a True Story

    So a murder took place in my town about 10 years ago. It was against a young gay man (early 20's) and he was beaten to death by this man and killed.

    I based a story around his death. But I am not using his name or even giving my character the same characteristics as the actual man who was killed.

    I am making it to where he is still beaten to death, but instead of it being against 1 guy, its going to be against 3 AND his "lover" is going to be there with him being beaten as well.

    I'm not even going to put based on a true story in the film, because honestly, its really not.

    But do you think I will have any problem with this. Someone brought it up and even though I don't think I'll have a problem, I was just curious.


  • #2
    I don't think there will be any problem with it. Noone would even know that you based it on anything.



    • #3
      Unless you mention it i dont recon anyone will even recall, providing locations and date setting is different from that of the murder im pretty sure unless you mention it no one will know.