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Waking Life


Dir. Richard Linklater. 2001, 97 mins. 35mm. With Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke, Wiley Wiggins, Richard Linklater. In Linklater’s philosophical animated feature, reminiscent in tone of Slacker, a young college graduate walks around Austin, unsure of whether he is awake or dreaming. Linklater filmed a live action movie on video and transformed it with an innovative form of rotoscope animation.

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