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Author: Richard LinklaterRudy BasquezJean CaffeineJan HockeyStephan HockeyAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Criterion Collection : Home Vision Entertainment, ©2004.
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 247.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Special edView all editions and formats
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Richard Linklater's Slacker presents a day in the life of a subculture of marginal, eccentric, and overeducated citizens in and around the University of Texas; a prescient look at an emerging generation of aggressive nonparticipants.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Comedy films
Independent films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Linklater; Rudy Basquez; Jean Caffeine; Jan Hockey; Stephan Hockey; Criterion Collection (Firm); Home Vision Entertainment (Firm); Detour Filmproduction.
ISBN: 1559409533 9781559409537
OCLC Number: 55620156
Language Note: In English ; English subtitles ; English SDH for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1991.
Credits: Cinematograper, Lee Daniel ; editor, Scott Rhodes.
Cast: Richard Linklater, Rudy Basquez, Jean Caffeine, Jan Hockey, Stephan Hockey.
Awards: Named to the National Film Registry in 2012 by the Library of Congress.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 2 videodiscs (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book ([60] p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Details: DVD video; region 1, 1.33:1 aspect ratio; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: Special features: disc 1. Three audio commentaries featuring Richard Linklater and members of the cast and crew --
Casting tapes featuring select "auditions" from the over one-hundred-member cast, with an essay from production manager/casting director Anne Walker-McBay --
An early film treatment --
Home movies --
Ten-minute trailer for a documentary about the landmark Austin cafe, Les Amis, which served as location for several scenes in "Slacker" --
Stills gallery ; Disc 2. It's impossible to learn to plow by reading books (1988 ; Linklater's first full-length feature, with commentary by the director) --
Woodshock (An early short 16mm film made by Linklater and Lee Daniel in 1985) --
The Roadmap (A working script of 'Slacker' including fourteen deleted scenes and alternate takes) --
Footage from the "Slacker" tenth-anniversary reunion in Austin, Texas, in 2001 --
Slacker cluture essay by Linklater --
Information about the Austin Film Society, founded in 1985 by Linklater.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 247.
Other Titles: Richard Linklater's Slacker
Responsibility: Detour Filmproduction ; producer, writer, director, Richard Linklater.

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Richard Linklater's Slacker presents a day in the life of a subculture of marginal, eccentric, and overeducated citizens in and around the University of Texas; a prescient look at an emerging generation of aggressive nonparticipants.

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