Play It as It Lays

Recently programmed in "Film Comment Selects," this abstract adaptation of Joan Didion's essential L.A. novel—about a Hollywood actress (Tuesday Weld) whose life is on the skids—seems unfairly neglected today, especially for its catty, tragic performance by Anthony Perkins.


Release details

Rated: R
Duration: 99 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Frank Perry
Screenwriter: Joan Didion, John Gregory Dunne
Cast: Tuesday Weld
Anthony Perkins
Tammy Grimes