Waking Life Movie Review Summary

Actors: Richard Linklater

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In this animated movie a man gets hit by a car. He then wakes up and thinks it was all a dream. As he goes on several characters talk to him about life. He then realizes he is still dreaming. He then tries to wake up, but finds it extremely hard.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Jack Bauer

Wiley Wiggins is in a dream that he can't get out of. Try as he might, nothing helps him wake up, and he starts to wonder if he ever will wake up. Over the course of the movie, he talks to a lot of characters about life, politics and philosophy. Wiley finally ends up dying in the end.
The review of this Movie prepared by Brian Jackson

Script Analysis of Waking Life

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999    -   2000's+ (present) Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Struggle with    -   a dream If a cartoon...    -   part real, part animated

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes Misc setting    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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