Waking Life

December 1, 2006 11:04am CST
Waking Life is a digitally rotoscoped and animated film, directed by Richard Linklater and made in 2001. The entire film was shot using digital video and then a team of artists using computers drew stylized lines and colors over each frame. This technique (called Rotoshop) is similar in some respects to the rotoscope style of 1970s filmmaker Ralph Bakshi, which was invented in the 1920s. The title is a reference to George Santayana's maxim that "[s]anity is a madness put to good uses; waking life is a dream controlled."What do you guys think of this movie?
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