Waking Life

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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Film Cast:

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

Film Crew:

  • Director of Photography: Richard Linklater
  • Editor: Sandra Adair
  • Producer: Anne Walker-McBay
  • Executive Producer: John Sloss
  • Executive Producer: Jonathan Sehring
  • Executive Producer: Caroline Kaplan
  • Producer: Palmer West
  • Producer: Jonah Smith
  • Producer: Tommy Pallotta
  • Original Music Composer: Glover Gill

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