Waking Life

Waking Life


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Waking Life is about a young man in a persistent lucid dream-like state. The film follows its protagonist as he initially observes and later participates in philosophical discussions that weave together issues like reality, free will, our relationships with others, and the meaning of life.

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IMDB 7.7 (66k)


Animation, Drama, Fantasy


1h 39min

Age rating


Production country

United States


Richard Linklater


Ethan Hawke
Julie Delpy
Wiley Wiggins
Main Character
Bill Wise
Boat Car Guy
Alex Jones
Man in Car with P.A.
Steven Soderbergh
Interviewed on Television
Ken Webster
Charles Gunning
Angry Man in Jail
Lorelei Linklater
Young Girl Playing Paper Game
Trevor Jack Brooks
Young Boy Playing Paper Game
Glover Gill
Accordion Player
Lara Hicks
Violin Player
Ames Asbell
Viola Player
Leigh Mahoney
Viola Player
Sara Nelson
Cello Player
Jeanine Attaway
Piano Player
Erik Grostick
Bass Player
Robert C. Solomon
Philosophy Professor
Kim Krizan
Eamonn Healy
Shape-Shifting Man
J.C. Shakespeare
Burning Man
David Sosa
Otto Hofmann
Aklilu Gebrewold
Carol Dawson
Coffee Shop Chatter
Lisa Moore
Coffee Shop Chatter
Steve Fitch
Louis Mackey
Alex Nixon
Man Writing a Novel at the Bar
Steven Prince
Man Talking to the Bartender
Mary McBay
Woman on TV
Kregg A. Foote
Man on TV
Jason T. Hodge
Man with the Long Hair
Guy Forsyth
John Christensen
Guy Talking about Turning the Light on in Dreams
Caveh Zahedi
David Jewell
Man Talking to Caveh
Adam Goldberg
One of Four Men
Nicky Katt
One of Four Men
Jason Liebrecht
One of Four Men
Brent Green
One of Four Men
RC Whittaker
Man on the Lamppost
Hymie Samuelson
Mr. Debord
David Martinez
Man on the Train
Ryan Power
Self / Young Disappearing Guy
Tiana Hux
Soap Opera Woman
Timothy "Speed" Levitch
Steve Brudniak
Goatee Man
Marta Banda
Friendly Girl
Charles Murdock
Old Man
Mona Lee Fultz
Quiet Woman at Restaurant
Edith Mannix
Older Artist in the Park
Bess Cox
Old Woman Sitting for a Portrait
Louis Black
Kierkegaard Disciple
Richard Linklater
Pinball Playing Man / Man on Back of Boat
Kierstin Cunnington
Goth Girl (uncredited)