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Waking Life

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Waking Life

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
99 minutes
Limited Release Date:
10/19/01
performer:
Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke, Wiley Wiggins
director:
Richard Linklater
distributor:
Fox Searchlight Pictures
author:
Richard Linklater
genre:
Animation

We gave it an A

Behold, the rare film that presents something you’ve never seen before. Richard Linklater wrote and directed this meandering tour of dream life, centered on Wiley Wiggins’ encounters with an incredibly garrulous and insightful host of monologuists, but animator Bob Sabiston and his team of artists are the real dreamers. They took digital video footage and animated over it in styles as diverse as their visionary minds could imagine, to create a visually stunning collection of images and ideas. A