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As I Lay Dying

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Writer/director/star [[Performer~P299361~James Franco~jamesfranco]] dabbles in experimental filmmaking with this ambitious adaptation of [[Performer~P89444~William Faulkner~williamfaulkner]]'s famed stream-of-consciousness novel. Told from the multiple perspectives of a poverty-stricken, rural Mississippi family determined to honor their late matriarch Addie's ([[Performer~P28199~Beth Grant~bethgrant]]) dying wish to be buried in Jefferson, the film follows the grieving clan on their arduous journey...more

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3.0

50 out of 100 Metascore®

Mixed or average reviews

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For Families

16

Iffy for 16+

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