As I Lay Dying Movie Poster
  • Released
  • September 27, 2013
  • R, 2 hr
  • Drama
  • 10 Fan Ratings

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As I Lay Dying Synopsis

Directed by Oscar-nominated James Franco from a screenplay by James Franco and Matt Rager, As I Lay Dying is adapted from the 1930 classic American novel by William Faulkner. The story chronicles the Bundren family as they traverse the Mississippi countryside to bring the body of their deceased mother Addie to her hometown for burial.

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Rated R | For Some Sexual Content, Disturbing Images and Brief Nudity

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Common Sense Media says

Franco's dark, strange, but appealing Faulkner adaptation.

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