History WesternAnimation / WakingLife

28th Dec '16 3:10:20 AM Fireblood
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* FollowTheLeader: Both this and ''Film/{{Slacker}}'' are heavily inspired by Louis Malle's ''Film/MyDinnerWithAndre''.



* SpiritualSequel: Linklater's 2004 ''Film/AScannerDarkly'' adaptation. Both were shot in the same rotoscoped style.

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* SpiritualSequel: Linklater's 2004 2006 ''Film/AScannerDarkly'' adaptation. Both were shot in the same rotoscoped style.
22nd Jul '16 7:29:41 PM Mdumas43073
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->'''''"Dream is destiny."'''''

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->'''''"Dream ->''"Dream is destiny."'''''
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14th Nov '15 11:55:10 PM nombretomado
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Despite lacking a traditional plot, visuals, or even trained actors[[note]]excluding Creator/EthanHawke, Julie Delpy, Wiley Wiggins...[[/note]], the film won a great deal of praise for its innovation and unique look. RogerEbert would add it to his list of Great Movies in 2009.

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Despite lacking a traditional plot, visuals, or even trained actors[[note]]excluding Creator/EthanHawke, Julie Delpy, Wiley Wiggins...[[/note]], the film won a great deal of praise for its innovation and unique look. RogerEbert Creator/RogerEbert would add it to his list of Great Movies in 2009.
27th Sep '15 3:00:20 AM Morgenthaler
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Despite lacking a traditional plot, visuals, or even trained actors[[note]]excluding Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Wiley Wiggins...[[/note]], the film won a great deal of praise for its innovation and unique look. RogerEbert would add it to his list of Great Movies in 2009.

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Despite lacking a traditional plot, visuals, or even trained actors[[note]]excluding Ethan Hawke, Creator/EthanHawke, Julie Delpy, Wiley Wiggins...[[/note]], the film won a great deal of praise for its innovation and unique look. RogerEbert would add it to his list of Great Movies in 2009.
14th Aug '15 10:04:00 AM Morgenthaler
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* TheCameo: Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy play their characters from ''BeforeSunrise'' and ''BeforeSunset'' in one scene, also written and directed by Linklater.

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* TheCameo: TheCameo:
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Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy play their characters from ''BeforeSunrise'' ''Film/BeforeSunrise'' and ''BeforeSunset'' ''Film/BeforeSunset'' in one scene, also written and directed by Linklater.



* MoodWhiplash: All of the place. You go from [[BeforeSunset Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy]] in bed dreamily discussing reincarnation to a red-bodied prisoner screaming about revenge to David Sosa calmly discussing free will to Alex Jones yelling about corporate slavery through a car bullhorn, for instance.

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* MoodWhiplash: All of the place. You go from [[BeforeSunset [[Film/BeforeSunset Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy]] in bed dreamily discussing reincarnation to a red-bodied prisoner screaming about revenge to David Sosa calmly discussing free will to Alex Jones yelling about corporate slavery through a car bullhorn, for instance.
1st Jul '15 5:58:03 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[spoiler: DeadAllAlong]]: One interpretation, but by no means the only one. The Dreamer frets about it near the end, telling his fears to [[CreatorCameo the pinball playing man.]]

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* [[spoiler: DeadAllAlong]]: DeadAllAlong: One interpretation, but by no means the only one. The Dreamer frets about it near the end, telling his fears to [[CreatorCameo the pinball playing man.]]



* [[spoiler: TheDeadCanDance: The waltzers near the end of the film seem to be engaged in a ''danse macabre''.]]

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* [[spoiler: TheDeadCanDance: [[spoiler: The waltzers near the end of the film seem to be engaged in a ''danse macabre''.]]
1st Jul '15 5:57:28 AM Morgenthaler
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* FollowTheLeader: Both this and ''{{Slacker}}'' are heavily inspired by Louis Malle's ''MyDinnerWithAndre''.

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* FollowTheLeader: Both this and ''{{Slacker}}'' ''Film/{{Slacker}}'' are heavily inspired by Louis Malle's ''MyDinnerWithAndre''.''Film/MyDinnerWithAndre''.
18th Mar '15 10:51:26 AM AnotherGuy
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* IJustShotMarvinInTheFace / RecklessGunUsage: Steven Prince accidentally shoots the bartender to see if his gun's still loaded. [[spoiler: The bartender gets him back.]]

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* IJustShotMarvinInTheFace / RecklessGunUsage: Steven Prince accidentally shoots the bartender to see if his gun's still loaded.loaded, complete with WrittenSoundEffect. [[spoiler: The bartender gets him back.]]
18th Mar '15 10:50:09 AM AnotherGuy
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** Steven Prince appears as the man with the gun talking to the bartender, best known for his associate with Creator/MartinScorsese, and whose stories were "borrowed" by Creator/QuentinTarantino for scenes in ''Film/PulpFiction''.

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** Steven Prince appears as the man with the gun talking to the bartender, best known for his associate with Creator/MartinScorsese, and whose stories [[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0077157/?ref_=nm_flmg_slf_3 stories]] were "borrowed" by Creator/QuentinTarantino for scenes in ''Film/PulpFiction''.
18th Mar '15 10:49:33 AM AnotherGuy
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* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: The old man on the telephone pole. Deconstructed by a group of characters who muse they're no better than the old man:
-->'''Man #1:''' Stupid bastard.
-->'''Man #2:''' No worse than us. He's all action, no theory. We'll all theory, no action.

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** Steven Prince appears as the man with the gun talking to the bartender, best known for his associate with Creator/MartinScorsese, and whose stories were "borrowed" by Creator/QuentinTarantino for scenes in ''Film/PulpFiction''.
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: {{Cloudcuckoolander}}:
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The old man on the telephone pole. Deconstructed by a group of characters who muse they're no better than the old man:
-->'''Man --->'''Man #1:''' Stupid bastard.
-->'''Man --->'''Man #2:''' No worse than us. He's all action, no theory. We'll all theory, no action.action.
** Speed Levitch isn't acting in the film - he's as off-kilter in person as in the film. In fact, several hours were shot of Speed's rambling, and edited to make sense.
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