Key Facts about As I Lay Dying
Full title: As I lay Dying
Author: William Faulkner
Genre: Satire, rural comedy, tragedy, Southern Gothic
Narrator: First person narration, split between fifteen different characters
The Movie: As I Lay Dying is a 2013 American film, directed by and starring James Franco. The movie is largely based on the William Faulkner novel of the same name, originally published in 1930.