About the film
philosophy loss of sense of reality dream freedom free will parallel world existence dreams
Release Date: October 19, 2001
|Slogan||:||«Dreams. What are they? An escape from reality or reality itself?»|
|Production Companies||:||Fox Searchlight Pictures, Thousand Words, Independent Film Channel, Detour Filmproduction, Line Research, Flat Black Films|
|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.