History WesternAnimation / WakingLife

11th May '17 5:22:41 PM AnotherGuy
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* ArmorPiercingQuestion:
-->'''Louis Mackey:''' What are these barriers that keep people from reaching anywhere near their real potential? The answer to that can be found in another question and that's this: Which is the most universal human characteristic: fear, or laziness?
11th May '17 5:19:50 PM AnotherGuy
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: One character says that to say "yes" to one instant is to say "yes" to eternity. [[spoiler: According to the pinball player, saying "yes" is ''death''.]]
11th May '17 5:17:34 PM AnotherGuy
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* SlidingScaleOfFreeWillVsFate: One of the topics covered. When David Sosa brings up quantum mechanics, and how particles seem random, he proclaims, "Should our freedom just be a matter of probabilities, just some random swerving in a chaotic system? That just seems like it's ''worse''. I'd rather be a gear in a big deterministic, physical machine than just some random swerving!"
9th Feb '17 2:07:42 PM WildeOscar
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* RipRoaringRampageOfRevenge: The prisoner fantasizes about this in very violent detail.

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* RipRoaringRampageOfRevenge: RoaringRampageOfRevenge: The prisoner fantasizes about this in very violent detail.
9th Feb '17 2:06:58 PM WildeOscar
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* RipRoaringRampageOfRevenge: The prisoner fantasizes about this in very violent detail.
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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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.
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