Lucky

Lucky

SBS  |  May 31, 2011

An entertaining and candid look at the seduction of the lottery and what hitting the jackpot does to the winners. Oscar-nominated director Jeffrey Blitz criss-crosses the country to see what happened to the not-always-lucky few whose dreams came true, learning that winners' lives can be turned upside down when they are forced to grapple with their new status in the world. He found that many are simply unprepared to deal with their new-found wealth.

An entertaining and candid look at the seduction of the lottery and what hitting the jackpot does to the winners. Oscar-nominated director Jeffrey Blitz criss-crosses the country to see what happened to the not-always-lucky few whose dreams came true, learning that winners' lives can be turned upside down when they are forced to grapple with their new status in the world. He found that many are simply unprepared to deal with their new-found wealth.

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