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The Sound and the Fury (2014)

TV-MA | | Drama | 23 October 2015 (USA)
A look at the trials and tribulations of the Compson family, living in the deep south during the early part of the 20th century.

Director:

James Franco

Writers:

William Faulkner (novel), Matt Rager (screenplay)

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On the first day of shooting, James Franco, David Shields and Caleb Powell throw out the script when a real life argument breaks out between the three of them about what can and can't be ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
James Franco ... Benjy Compson
Tim Blake Nelson ... Father
Scott Haze ... Jason Compson IV
Loretta Devine ... Dilsey
Ahna O'Reilly ... Caddy Compson
Joey King ... Miss Quentin
Jacob Loeb ... Quentin Compson
Janet Jones ... Caroline Bascomb Compson
Dwight Henry ... Roskus
Logan Marshall-Green ... Dalton Ames
Jim Parrack ... Herbert Ames
Kylen Davis ... Luster
Brady Permenter ... Young Quentin Compson
Stella Allen ... Young Caddy Compson
Cody Farr Cody Farr ... Young Jason Compson
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The lives and passions of the Compsons, a once proud Southern family caught in a tragic spiral of loss and misfortune. Based on the novel by Nobel Prize-winning author William Faulkner - considered among the 20th century's greatest works - "The Sound and The Fury" encapsulates the universal themes of social injustice, forbidden love and the death of honor. Written by Anon

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 October 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

L'urlo e il furore See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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James Franco teaches film classes at New York University. See more »

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Version of The Sound and the Fury (1959) See more »

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Franco is an artist, and the cast knows it
30 August 2018 | by thefermaster_94See all my reviews

It's true this an almost unfilmable novel. Franco is faithful to the story, the characters and the structure. But this is a film that transposes Faulkner rhythm and poetry, into something intangible and more relatable. We dont need to guess what the characters are thinking, we know, even if you hadn't read the book. I watched Scott Haze in theater a few years back and I was glad to see him perform again. it's not the best movie, but it's definitely worth it if you love films that are more focused on the way the story is felt and told, than on the actual story


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