Hard Luck Love Song Movie

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A love story set in the Americana music scene and inspired by acclaimed singer/songwriter Todd Snider's seminal hit, "Just Like Old Times."

Who's Involved:

Eric Roberts, RZA, Dermot Mulroney, Justin Corsbie, Sophia Bush, Melora Walters, Brian Sacca, Craig Ugoretz, Michael Dorman

Release Date:

Friday, October 15, 2021 (Limited)


Runtime: 1 hr, 44 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

A modern day gritty love story, Hard Luck Love Song follows Jesse (Dorman), a charismatic but down on his luck troubadour living out of cheap motels and making bad decisions. Jesse finds himself at an existential crossroads during a chance encounter with Carla (Bush), an old flame, as their complicated past and current troubles threaten to destroy their blissful reunion.

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Who stars in Hard Luck Love Song: Cast List


"False Positive" , "The Incredibles 2"  

"The Fight Before Christmas" , "The Blazing World"  

"Minions: The Rise of Gru" , "MFKZ"  


"Beneath the Leaves" , "The Pale Door"  

"The Estate" , "Babylon"  

Who's making Hard Luck Love Song: Crew List

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Key Facts

  1. "Hard Luck Love Song is my love letter to Americana music and the colorful characters who inhabit that world,” Corsbie says."Todd Snider is among the great American troubadours, following in the tradition of Woody Guthrie, Johnny Cash, and John Prine, and I humbly tried to honor his unique talent for blending drama, humor, grit, and wit by infusing this film with those ingredients (7/26/2021)."
  2. The feature was shot on 35mm film and Red Digital Cinema by Cinematographer Jas Shelton.
  3. Filmmaker Justin Corsbie's debut feature had its world premiere at the 2020 Austin Film Festival and went on to win the Grand Jury Prize for Best Narrative Feature at the 2020 Portland Film Festival. The film was also a nominated for Best Picture, Best Actor (Michael Dorman), Best Supporting Actress (Sophia Bush) and Best Supporting Actor (Dermot Mulroney) awards at the 2021 Buenos Aires International Film Festival (7/26/2021).

Filming Timeline

  1. July 2021: The film was in Completed status.

Hard Luck Love Song Release Date: When was the film released?

Hard Luck Love Song was released in 2021 on Friday, October 15, 2021 (Limited release). There were 15 other movies released on the same date, including The Last Duel, Halloween Kills and Monster Family 2: Nobody is Perfect.

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December 2021

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