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Play It As It Lays (1972)

R
99 min | Comedy, Drama

A Hollywood actress undergoes a psychic breakdown and recalls the traumatic events which led to her stay at a sanitarium.
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Joan Didion (novel "Play It As It Lays") (screenplay) | John Gregory Dunne (screenplay)
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$1,000,000
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Release date
Oct 19, 1972 (United States)

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27 cast members
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Tuesday Weld
Maria Wyeth Lang Maria Wyeth Lang   See fewer
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Tammy Grimes
Helene Helene   See fewer
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Adam Roarke
Carter Lang Carter Lang   See fewer
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Ruth Ford
Carlotta Carlotta   See fewer
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Eddie Firestone
Benny Austin Benny Austin   See fewer
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Diana Ewing
Susannah Susannah   See fewer
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Paul Lambert
Larry Kulik Larry Kulik   See fewer
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Norman Foster
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Chuck McCann
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Severn Darden
Hypnotist Hypnotist   See fewer
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Tony Young
Johnny Waters Johnny Waters   See fewer
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Richard Anderson
Les Goodwin Les Goodwin   See fewer
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Elizabeth Claman
The Chickie The Chickie   See fewer
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Mitzi Hoag
Patsy Patsy   See fewer
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Tyne Daly
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Roger Ewing
Nelson Nelson   See fewer
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Dick Ryal
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Tracy Morgan
Jeanelle Jeanelle   See fewer
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Darlene Conley
Kate's Nurse Kate's Nurse   See fewer
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Arthur Knight
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Albert Johnson
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Allan Warnick
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Biker (uncredited) Biker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Edwards
Rick Lacy (uncredited) Rick Lacy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jennifer Lesko
Kate - Tuesday Weld's daughter (uncredited) Kate - Tuesday Weld's daughter (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 493 votes