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Waking Life 2001

  • Richard Linklater
  • January 23, 2001
  • 99 mins
  • English
  • Animation, Drama
Dreams. What are they? An escape from reality or reality itself?
Waking Life is about a young man in a persistent lucid dream-like state. The film follows its protagonist as he initially observes and later participates in philosophical discussions that weave together issues like reality, free will, our relationships with others, and the meaning of life.


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There's no philosophical discussions going in here. This movie seems to be about sketches and super deep philosophical monologs. The animation is unlike anything I've seen though. From an animation perspective this makes for a really good movie.

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I love this movie!

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