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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 24 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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Rick Linklater

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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[on 'Before Midnight] Each film is like doing a thesis, and this is an ongoing doctoral dissertation. I feel I could go back and get another degree. I read books about it and articles, and all that stuff. I know a lot on an intellectual level, but how it applies to my own life, I don't know...it's my exploration of being an adult male. It's a mystery how love redefines itself. There's the white ... See more »

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Founded the Austin Film Society. See more »

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Frequently writes and/or directs movies starring children or teens, e.g., Dazed and Confused (1993), School of Rock (2003), and Bad News Bears (2005). See more »

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Does he really believe all the Alex Jones junk? korn12788
Sunrise or Sunset - ? Haven't seen Sunset? - Wouldn't advise reading funky_monkey_8_
Does he like working with Ethan Hawke? myai44
Please, Richard, we need more of Celine and Jessie! adrianlombardini
boyhood 2013???? Michael_Essien
Just met him! zoey711
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