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rez. james franco,polifonię narracji oryginału przedstawiając wydarzenia z punktów widzenia kolejnych postaci, na podzielonym ekranie, w ciągłym kontrapunkcie i językiem oddającym gwarę południa,montażem pełnym kulminacji, ale i odprężeń, komentowanych elektroniczną muzyką, tworzą brutalny
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As I Lay Dying
dir. James Franco / USA 2013 / 120’

Cast

James Franco, Danny McBride, Ahna O'Reilly, Logan Marshall-Green, Scott Haze

Film description

A seemingly simple story set in the 1930s South about a family trying at all costs to fulfill their mother’s wish to be buried in a neighboring town.

James Franco remains true to William Faulkner’s prose and recreates the author's polyphonic narration by presenting the plot from several points of view on a split screen and in constant counterpoint (all with a resounding distinct southern drawl).

The director, who also stars in the film, guides his characters with a steady hand to expose their corporeality and imperfections. Christina Voros’s cinematography and the tension-and-release editing, punctuated by electronic music, weave a brutal and un-nostalgic portrait of historic America where simple people blindly fight for their share of the pie. A story that remains topical - not just in America.

Prepared by: Jan Topolski

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