As I Lay Dying

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  • R
  • 2013
  • 2 hr
  • 5.4  (3,946)
  • 50

As I Lay Dying is an experimental film and adaption of the great American writer William Faulkner’s famed novel of the same name. Like the novel, the movie is a stream of consciousness story, told from multiple perspectives of a rural town in Mississippi. The area is not only rural, but greatly poverty stricken. A local fame;y are determined to bury their late matriarch, Addie, in Jefferson, Mississippi, and the movie documents their painful journey to honor Addie’s wishes both physically, mentally, and financially. The family is a unique one and is filled with characters including the widowed father, Anse, and his son Darl. There are also Jewel, Cash, Vernon, and Dewey, all siblings wanting to put their two cents into the family’s decision. The movie chronicles the adventure of moving Addie to her proper burying spot and continually shifts perspectives of the family members.

As I Lay Dying
As I Lay Dying
As I Lay Dying

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As I Lay Dying is an experimental film and adaption of the great American writer William Faulkner’s famed novel of the same name. Like the novel, the movie is a stream of consciousness story, told from multiple perspectives of a rural town in Mississippi. The area is not only rural, but greatly poverty stricken. A local fame;y are determined to bury their late matriarch, Addie, in Jefferson, Mississippi, and the movie documents their painful journey to honor Addie’s wishes both physically, mentally, and financially.

The family is a unique one and is filled with characters including the widowed father, Anse, and his son Darl. There are also Jewel, Cash, Vernon, and Dewey, all siblings wanting to put their two cents into the family’s decision. The movie chronicles the adventure of moving Addie to her proper burying spot and continually shifts perspectives of the family members.

As I Lay Dying is a 2013 drama with a runtime of 2 hours. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.4 and a MetaScore of 50.

Where to Watch As I Lay Dying

As I Lay Dying is available to watch free on Tubi TV and Kanopy. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Apple TV+, Amazon Prime and YouTube VOD. Some platforms allow you to rent As I Lay Dying for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2013
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    2 hr
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.4  (3,946)
  • Metascore
    50