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That is my difficulty. It is based on a true event but with a few added characters and all dialogue will have to be fiction. In spite of this I want to use “real” names of characters if possible. If it were not such a recent event, 1940’s, I wouldn’t worry. If it were like Mutiny On The Bounty there wouldn’t be a problem I assume. There would be no negative portrayal of characters so it may be safe to proceed. Yes, a good Art Law practitioner is necessary. I guess it would be called a “dramatised version of true events”.