Is Mila Kunis Starrer ‘Luckiest Girl Alive’ Based on a True Story?

Is Mila Kunis Starrer ‘Luckiest Girl Alive’ Based on a True Story?

Is Luckiest Girl Alive also real? Mystery Drama is undoubtedly one of the most famous genres on the Netflix streaming service. The Netflix Original made quite a noise when the trailer came out. It looks intriguing, exciting and so full of twists. The female-led movie was the latest addition to a long list of movies that make you wonder whether it is based on a real story.

The film’s USP was Friends with Benefits actress Mila Kunis, who is playing the lead character in the Mike Barker direction. Along with Mila, the cast includes Chiara Aurelia, Finn Wittrock, Connie Britton, etc. Luckiest Girl Alive was released on 30th September 2022, followed by 7th October on Netflix. The thriller received pretty average reviews, but it was widely liked by the audiences. However, could the events of the movie have been real?

How true is the story of Luckiest Girl Alive

Luckiest Girl Alive is the story of dark truth, past secrets, and the unraveling of it all. The movie is based on Jessica Knoll’s novel of the same name. Although most of the story is a work of fiction, some of the reel harrowing events are actually true, and in fact based on her real life. According to sources, Knoll always wanted to get her story and experience out on paper.

Per the author’s admission, she studied in a private school and experienced gang rape the way the characters suffer in the movie. And how the whole experience is downplayed by peers, making her question everything. “I desperately craved the release of getting my story out on paper and the validation of recognizing what had happened to me as rape. I needed that,” said Knoll.

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In fact, the pain is so raw, Knoll asked not to be present on the film shoot when the assault scene was to take place. She apparently didn’t want to make things any more uncomfortable than it already was with her presence. Interestingly, the school gun shooting sequence was added because she did not feel that her pain of being raped was strong enough.

The movie’s plot revolves around Ani, a successful writer living a happy life who is suddenly made to face her dark past, the story of which will keep you on your toes. You can see it for yourself, by streaming the story Luckiest Girl Alive on Netflix.

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