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11 July 2014 (USA) See more »
The life of a young man, Mason, from age 5 to age 18. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Patricia Arquette ... Olivia

Ellar Coltrane ... Mason (as Ellar Salmon)

Ethan Hawke ... Mason Sr.

Lorelei Linklater ... Samantha
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Tess Allen ... Neighborhood friend 2

Greg Baglia ... (additional voices)
Jonathan Bell ... Kitchen Worker

Deanna Brochin ... College Student

Andrea Chen ... Sam's Roommate (rumored)

Megan Devine ... Make Out Girl

Sam Dillon ... Nick
Mark Finn ... Himself

Shane Graham ... Stanley

Zoe Graham ... Sheena

Brad Hawkins ... Jim

Derek Chase Hickey ... Steve

Jordan Howard ... Tony

Cassidy Johnson ... Abby
Tamara Jolaine ... Tammy

Richard Andrew Jones ... Cliff (as Richard Jones)

Nick Krause ... Charlie

Mona Lee Fultz ... Teacher

Lucia Briones ... Waitress

Tom McTigue ... Photography Teacher

Jessi Mechler ... Nicole

Angela Rawna ... Professor Douglas

Richard Robichaux ... Mr. Wood
Roland Ruiz ... Enrique

Tyler Strother ... Bully's friend

Evie Thompson ... Jill
Jenni Tooley ... Annie

Libby Villari ... Grandmother

Taylor Weaver ... Barb

Savannah Welch ... College Student
Cambell Westmoreland ... Kenny

Kaitlyn King ... (uncredited)

Stephen Latham ... (uncredited)
Elizabeth Lestina ... (uncredited)

Paul Nye ... (uncredited)

Alyssa Petersen ... (uncredited)
Micaela Phillips ... (uncredited)
Sam Stinson ... (uncredited)

Lupe Trejo ... Laborer #2 (uncredited)

Johnny Walter ... Dinner Guest (uncredited)

Natalie Wilemon ... (uncredited)
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Directed by
Richard Linklater 
Writing credits
Richard Linklater (written by)

Produced by
Sandra Adair .... co-producer
Richard Linklater .... producer
Vincent Palmo Jr. .... co-producer
Jonathan Sehring .... producer
John Sloss .... producer
Cathleen Sutherland .... producer
Anne Walker-McBay .... associate producer
Cinematography by
Lee Daniel 
Shane F. Kelly 
Film Editing by
Sandra Adair 
Production Design by
Rodney Becker 
Gay Studebaker 
Costume Design by
Kari Perkins 
Makeup Department
Darylin Nagy .... makeup department head
Production Management
Cathleen Sutherland .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kayse Goodell .... second assistant director
Vincent Palmo Jr. .... first assistant director
Art Department
Ellen Lampl .... graphic designer
Aaron Statler .... leadman
Sound Department
Misty Conn .... boom operator
Benjamin Lowry .... sound mixer
Roy Machado .... adr mixer
Colin Rogers .... foley mixer
Tom Sturgis .... boom operator
Visual Effects by
Nick Smith .... digital compositor
Camera and Electrical Department
Nathan Brown .... electrician (segments)
Wes Dixon .... additional electrician
John Eschberger .... electrician
Kristopher Hardy .... assistant camera
Matt Harshbarger .... steadicam operator
Donald R. Howe Jr. .... first assistant camera
Chip Huntington .... grip
Janet Jensen .... best boy electric
Matthew King .... first assistant camera
Matt Lankes .... still photographer
Mark Manthey .... gaffer
Matthew McGinn .... film loader
Edward A. Navarro .... electrician
Kyle Osburn .... film loader
Ian Quigley .... grip
Robert Rendon .... first assistant camera
Brandon Roberts .... electrician
John Sheeren .... additional first assistant camera
Britt West .... first assistant camera
Casting Department
Lacey Gordon .... casting assistant
Lacey Gordon .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Stephany Baskin .... key costumer
Editorial Department
David Alonzo .... assistant colorist
Reggie Diaz .... Digital Intermediate Film Scanning Producer
Tyler Fagerstrom .... Digital Intermediate Film Scanning
Parke Gregg .... colorist
Parke Gregg .... digital intermediate editor
Paul Korver .... Digital Intermediate Film Scanning Supervisor
Christopher Roldan .... assistant editor
Mike Saenz .... first assistant editor
Allison Turrell .... digital intermediate producer
Other crew
Lauren Burckhard .... production assistant
Corbin Clem .... location assistant
Garret Danks .... production assistant
Robbie Friedmann .... location manager: Years 7, 8, & 11
Ryan Gronquist .... production assistant
Bethany Haynes .... production counsel
Jose Angel Hernandez .... location manager
Audra Hughes .... production assistant
Adam Kenitzer .... production assistant
Andrea Lazard .... production coordinator (as Andrea Johnson)
Riley Malone .... assistant location manager
Jake Mendez .... title graphics
C.J. Neels .... on set production assistant
Van B. Nguyen .... production assistant (as Van Nguyen)
Ryan Ross .... art department intern
Brooke Satrazemis .... script supervisor
Farhaneh Shirazee .... set production assistant
Vernon Smith .... craft service
Garin Sparks .... production assistant
Edoardo Vojvoda .... intern
Steve White .... location manager (Years 10 and 12)
Andrew Poppoon .... location assistant (uncredited)
Rio Zumwalt .... location intern (uncredited)

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Rated R for language including sexual references, and for teen drug and alcohol use
163 min
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
This is life!, 15 February 2014
Author: haveyouseenthis from Berlin, Germany

This film blew me away and it is hard to describe why. Seeing it together with 1,500+ captivated and enthusiastic people at one of the Berlinale Friedrichstadt-Palast screenings surly helped. Yet, what makes this film so unique and touching is its deep humanity. Although it is a fictional piece, you can't help not to relate to the actors as if it would be a documentary. Every scene feels like real life. I know that this is not necessarily a good thing to say about a movie but it is meant as a compliment.

The actors deliver an outstanding performance. While much has already been said about the main characters, I was also deeply impressed by the performance of the side characters as well. As an example, the actor of the second husband of Olivia excels in one of the most emotionally straining scenes of the movie. The dialogs are touching and feel just natural. There are so many scenes and details in the movie where you feel unbelievable close to the actors. When Patricia Arquette says as mother Olivia "I thought there would be more" you instantly think about your own (family) life and its constant flux.

I surely hope that this movie will make it to as many screens as possible. Also, I hope that no distributor will force additional editing on it. It is perfect as it is and worth any minute. If you like people in general and families in particular, you will love this movie.

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