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A person's life isn't copyrighted (in the US at least). As long as the person you're making the film about is deceased, you can do what you like... for the most part. Here's an article by Mark Fowler, a legal specialist in this sort of case, (it's about writing but the laws are the same) from a legal writing blog and includes quotes from two major decisions ...
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