Waking Life

Waking Life

DVD - 2002
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John Wiley Wiggins as he searches for answers to the question of whether we are sleepwalking through our waking state or wake-walking through our dreams.
Publisher: [United States] : 20th century Fox Home Entertainment, 2002
Branch Call Number: DVD 791.4 WAKI
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (101 min.)
Additional Contributors: Wiggins, Wiley

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satnam11
Dec 09, 2015

One of a kind film that I recommend to all.. such a high caliber of writing, acting, animation and content. Dream on

librarylizzard Jul 08, 2015

This movie is for the philosopher in all of us. If you enjoy life's deep questions, the surreal territory of dreams, and outstanding animation techniques, look no further. Filmed, then "painted" over (by several different artists) with a technique called rotoscoping, the changing animation will keep your eyes working while the films' teen protagonist grapples with the strange encounters and confounding events in his life.. or is it all a dream?

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darkrain22
Mar 31, 2013

Have recommended it to my closest friends, even if I'm not entirely sure they would love it as I did. This movie applies to the philosopher type as well as those searching for that deeper connection outside of our program like reality that we pour so much value into. This movie helps to destroy some of those guidelines that we live by, some of those limitations we are consumed by. If you got ANYTHING out of the movie The Matrix- this one is for you too. Very original animation style and convincingly dreamy in nature, so much that the movie starts to take on a blurred form of dreaming awake while walking through your wake state. Thoroughly enjoyable for a seeker and philosopher of many forms. Go ahead and put this one on your list. Smoke before, don't smoke before. But I do suggest you smoke before, maybe even during. Have fun, because what else is there in this life? Transcend.

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sdelao
Aug 08, 2012

Awesome film written and directed by Richard Linklater. Using rotoscope technology, the film explores ideas of free will, dreaming, consciousness, and a bit on Philip K. Dick I cannot get out of my head. I loved this and highly recommend it!

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