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Richard Linklater


Self-taught writer-director Richard Linklater was among the first and most successful talents to emerge during the American independent film renaissance of the 1990s. Typically setting each of his movies during one 24-hour period, Linklater's work explored what he dubbed "the youth rebellion continuum," focusing in fine detail on generational ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 44 wins & 61 nominations. See more awards »

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Rick Linklater

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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[on how he handled the passing of time on Boyhood] I think the tendency would be to draw attention to it, like, "Hey look how it's a year later!" And your memory doesn't work that way. I wanted the thing to feel like a memory, and it just kind of flows. So I wanted the audience to earn the transition by observation. Sometimes it's a little more obvious. But I didn't want like, a direct-cut ... See more »

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7 October 2004: Three former friends of Linklater--Bobby Wooderson, Andy Slater, and Richard "Pink" Floyd--sued him for the unauthorized use of their names and images in the film Dazed and Confused (1993) and for their representation as stoners, which they say has damaged their reputation. See more »

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His films often take place within a single day See more »

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