Actors: Richard Linklater
|Review Summary and Plot Commentary about Waking Life|
|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.
--Jack Bauer, Resident Scholar
|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.
--Brian Jackson, Resident Scholar
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|Analysis of Waking Life|
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Time/era of movie:
- present (2000-2010)
Inner struggle or disability
- a dream
If a cartoon...
- part real, part animated
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- brunette (Brown)
- (man) short/standard straight
- (man) very skinny
- (man) average
Events of movie makes character more...
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor?
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Very much smarter than other characters
- average physique
- healthy but a geeky weakling
- a fight for survival
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Movie makes you feel...
- Occasional swearing
If soundtrack VERY NOTICEABLE...
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