Play It As It Lays1972

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Play It As It Lays
Directed by:
Frank Perry

"Play It As It Lays" is a Drama film directed by Frank Perry, released in the USA on October 19 of 1972 . Tuesday Weld is starring, alongside Anthony Perkins, Tammy Grimes, Adam Roarke, Ruth Ford and Eddie Firestone.

Maria's life was a search for the ultimate answer even after she found there was none.

Who is the director of "Play It As It Lays":

Play It As It Lays was directed by Frank Perry, an American director, producer, actor, and writer.

Before directing Play It As It Lays, Frank Perry had directed Diary of a Mad Housewife, released in 1970, Trilogy (1969), Last Summer (1969), The Swimmer (1968), Ladybug Ladybug (1963), and David and Lisa (1962). Since, he directed Rancho Deluxe, released in 1975, Mommie Dearest (1981), Monsignor (1982), Compromising Positions (1985), Hello Again (1987).

What was the release date of "Play It As It Lays":

Play It As It Lays was initially released on Thursday, October 19, 1972, in the United States. Also released on Thursday, October 19, 1972 has been La Collina degli stivali (dir. Giuseppe Colizzi). This was forty-seven (47) years ago.

Who is at the casting of "Play It As It Lays":

At the casting of Play It As It Lays we find Tuesday Weld, previously seen in A Safe Place (1971) and I Walk the Line (1970); Anthony Perkins (Quelqu'un derrière la porte (1971), La Décade prodigieuse (1971)); Tammy Grimes () [ more... ]

  • Tuesday Weld and Anthony Perkins can both be seen in Pretty Poison, released in 1968.

What is the Storyline of "Play It As It Lays":

The novel begins with an internal monologue by the 30-year-old Maria (Mar-eye-a) Wyeth, followed by short reminiscences of her friend Helene, and ex-husband, film director Carter Lang. The further narration is conducted from a third-person perspective in eighty-four chapters of terse, controlled and highly visual prose typical for Didion.

The protagonist, an unfulfilled actress, recounts her life while recovering from a mental breakdown in an exclusive Neuropsychiatric Institute. [...]

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