Subjected to bizarre, increasingly violent pseudo-scientific experiments in personality modification, brainwashing and mind control, Isabel must escape the clutches of the Rosewood Institute and exact her revenge, or else be forever lost.
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 »
Based on the classic novel by William Faulkner, first published in 1930, "As I Lay Dying" is the story of the death of Addie Bundren and her family's quest to honor her last wish to be buried in the nearby town of Jefferson.
Tim Blake Nelson,
In 19th century Baltimore, a girl stricken with grief from her parents' untimely death voluntarily checks herself into the Rosewood Institute, and is subjected to bizarre and increasingly violent pseudo-scientific experiments in personality modification, brainwashing and mind control; she must escape the clutches of the Rosewood and exact her revenge.Written by
In the beginning of the movie when they walk up to the gate of the Rosewood Institute, the camera pans back and you can see a palm tree in the distance behind the building. This movie being set in Baltimore means that there would not be any Palm Trees there. See more »
Wow. For the life of me, I cannot find anything about this film I liked. With a cast that should have done so much better, we have to lay blame to the awful script and terrible direction. It looked like a made for TV film from the 80s with its soft focus and glaring backlight. It's apparent thriller theme was wanting and any mention of horror or scares is mistaken. I would suspect that this could be used for GCSE media students on how not to make a film.
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