Richard Linklater’s influential film observes a day in the life of young bohemians in Austin, Texas.
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Photograph: Courtesy of The Criterion Collection
Dir Richard Linklater
With Richard Linklater, Kim Krizan, Mark James, Mark Harris
Before he became a critically acclaimed powerhouse director, Linklater made Slacker, a low-budget feature following a day in the life of young bohemians in Austin, Texas, the director’s hometown. The film is often credited with kickstarting the American indie film movement of the 90s, and its low-budget production and naturalistic vibe influenced many of Linklater’s contemporaries, including Kevin Smith.
Courtesy of the Sundance Collection at the UCLA Film & Television Archive.
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