The first trailer for James Franco’s directorial debut As I Lay Dying has been released. Based on on William Faulkner’s classic novel of the same name, the story centers on The Bundren family of the rural South, who try to honor their late mother Addie’s wish to be buried in her birthplace. They spend nine days hauling her coffin in a mule-drawn wagon, battling numerous obstacles and personal demons along the way. The film has been selected to be screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.
Logan Marshall-Green, Danny McBride, Tim Blake Nelson, Ahna O’Reilly, and Beth Grant also star. Trailer courtesy of Yahoo.