Waking Life

Waking Life
Waking Life




97 minutes


Animation, Drama



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Filmed in a whole new way, Waking Life was hailed as a cinematic wonder when it was released back in 2001. Actors were filmed in the traditional way - and then artists were brought in to animate the footage. Combine the eye-popping visuals with a fascinating story about a man who meets people in his dreams to discuss the meaning of life, as well as what exactly constitutes "reality", and you have a great film you'll want to see over and over again. The level of immersion for the audience with the feelings of the film's central protagonist is extraordinary.


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This film has a couple of uses of strong bad language

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