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Richard Linklater
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Richard Linklater

David T. Johnson

Abstract

Richard Linklater's filmmaking choices seem to defy basic patterns of authorship. From his debut with the inventive independent narrative Slacker, the Austin-based director's divergent films have included the sci-fi noir A Scanner Darkly, the socially conscious Fast Food Nation, the kid-friendly The School of Rock, the teen ensemble Dazed and Confused, and the twin romances Before Sunrise and Before Sunset. Yet throughout his varied career spanning two decades, Linklater has maintained a sense of integrity while working within a broad range of budgets, genres, and subject matters. Identifying ... More

Keywords: Richard Linklater, filmmaking, science fiction, film director, independent film, sci-fi noir, social conscience, time

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780252036927
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252036927.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David T. Johnson, author
Salisbury University

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