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As I Lay Dying (2018)

| Drama | 2018 (Iran)
A family of four persons go to a remote village to bury their dead father there according to his will. But no one of them has heard anything about this village or visited it before.

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Mostafa Sayari
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Madjid Aghakarimi Madjid Aghakarimi
Nader Fallah Nader Fallah
Elham Korda Elham Korda
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To fulfill the last will of their recently departed father, three brothers, joined by their only sister, drive to a village in the middle of nowhere where he asked to be buried. The heat and the long journey make the experience unbearable, especially when the body begins to rot. This is the time for the eldest brother, exhausted and angry, to vent out the long- unspoken grudge against the youngest brother who has looked after the father for years. Written by Anonymous

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Iran

Language:

Persian

Release Date:

2018 (Iran) See more »

Also Known As:

Hamchenan ke mimordam See more »

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Iran

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$70,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Faulkner set in Iran
14 December 2018 | by JuguAbrahamSee all my reviews

Adaptation of William Faulkner's novel to an Iranian setting. with lots of gaps in-between (one brother exits the story after being slapped by another, the dead man's body is not the body of the father, according to an undertaker! The dead man was being given pills to stay awake by a son). The book had 15 characters with different motivations to bury the dead man--the film has just three. If there is any merit in the film, it is due to Faulkner. The director gives the film another name "Graveless." to put some of the viewers off the track, in case they have not read the celebrated author.

Unless I missed it, the filmmakers do not acknowledge Faulkner in the film's credits (even on IMDb!) That's not being honest about the adaptation.


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