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As I Lay Dying Details

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Writer/director/star James Franco dabbles in experimental filmmaking with this ambitious adaptation of William Faulkner'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 (Beth Grant) dying wish to be buried in Jefferson, the film follows the grieving clan on their arduous journey through difficult terrain. Headed by newly widowed father Anse (Tim Blake Nelson) the family includes a son named Darl (Franco), his siblings Jewel (Logan Marshall-Green), Cash (Jim Parrack), and Vernon (Danny McBride), as well as their sister Dewey (Ahna O'Reilly). As the family make their way to Addie's final resting place, the narrative of the film continually shifts through their unique perspectives. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:September 27, 2013

Crew

James Franco
Director
Miles Levy
Producer
Rob Van Norden
Producer
Lee Caplin
Producer
Vince Jolivette
Producer
Matt O'Toole
Producer
William Faulkner
Book Author
James Franco
Screenwriter
Ian Olds
Editor
Mark Gill
Executive Producer
John Thompson
Executive Producer
Boaz Davidson
Executive Producer
Heidi Jo Markel
Executive Producer
Avi Lerner
Executive Producer
Trevor Short
Executive Producer
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