Waking Life

Dreams. What are they? An escape from reality or reality itself?

7.5 2001 1h 39m
Drama Animation Fantasy


Richard Linklater


Richard Linklater

Starring Roles

Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Wiley Wiggins

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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.


Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Wiley Wiggins, Bill Wise, Alex Jones, Steven Soderbergh, Ken Webster, Charles Gunning, Lorelei Linklater, Trevor Jack Brooks

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