About the film
philosophy loss of sense of reality dream freedom free will parallel world existence existentialism
Release Date: October 19, 2001
|Slogan||:||«Dreams. What are they? An escape from reality or reality itself?»|
|Production Companies||:||Line Research, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Thousand Words, Flat Black Films, Detour Filmproduction, Independent Film Channel|
|Producers||:||Anne Walker-McBay, John Sloss, Jonathan Sehring, Caroline Kaplan, Palmer West, Jonah Smith, Tommy Pallotta|
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.