Play it as it lays is a 1970 novel by the american writer joan didion time magazine included the novel in its time 100 best english language novels from 1923 to 2005 the book was made into a 1972 movie starring tuesday weld as maria and anthony perkins as bz. Spare elegant and terrifying play it as it lays is the unforgettable story of a woman and a society come undone raised in the ghost town of silver wells nevada maria wyeth is an ex model and the star of two films directed by her estranged husband carter lang. A hollywood actress undergoes a psychic breakdown and recalls the traumatic events which led to her stay at a sanitarium. A ruthless dissection of american life in the late 1960s play it as it lays captures the mood of an entire generation the ennui of contemporary society reflected in spare prose that blisters and haunts the reader set in a place beyond good and evil literally in hollywood las vegas and the . Play it as it lays is a 1972 american drama film directed by frank perry the screenplay by married couple joan didion and john gregory dunne is based on didions 1970 novel of the same name the film stars tuesday weld and anthony perkins who previously starred together in the 1968 film pretty poison
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