Dreams. What are they? An escape from reality or reality itself? Waking Life follows the dream(s) of one man and his attempt to find and discern the absolute difference between waking life and the dreamworld. While trying to figure out a way to wake up, he runs into many people on his way; some of which offer one sentence asides on life, others delving deeply into existential questions and life’s mysteries. We become the main character. It becomes our dream and our questions being asked and answered. Can we control our dreams? What are they telling us about life? About death? About ourselves and where we come from and where we are going? The film does not answer all these for us. Instead, it inspires us to ask the questions and find the answers ourselves.

Also Known As: Valve-unessa, Hayata Uyanmak, Waking Life, Waking Life: Prisonnier du rêve, Vis si realitate, Пробуждение жизни, Pabusti gyvenimui, Valveunessa, Syneiditi zoi, Az élet nyomában, Despertando a la vida, Zycie swiadome, Acordar para a Vida

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  • diespeso

    when the guy at about 35 minutes asked whats been holding back humanity the first word in my mind was ‘fear’, and when he said the word i kinda felt amazing