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Slacker is a american film of genre Drama directed by Richard Linklater released in USA on 5 july 1991 with Richard Linklater

Slacker (1991)

Slacker
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Released in USA 5 july 1991
Length 1h40
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Comedy,    Comedy-drama
Rating70% 3.548563.548563.548563.548563.54856

Slacker is a 1991 American independent comedy-drama film written and directed by Richard Linklater (in his feature film debut), who also appears in the film. Slacker was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize - Dramatic at the Sundance Film Festival in 1991.

In 2012, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

Synopsis

Slacker is a uniquely structured and seemingly plotless film, following a single day in the life of an ensemble of mostly under-40 bohemians and misfits in Austin, Texas. The film follows various characters and scenes, never staying with one character or conversation for more than a few minutes before picking up someone else in the scene and following them. The characters include Linklater as a talkative taxi passenger, a UFO buff who insists the U.S. has been on the moon since the 1950s, a JFK conspiracy theorist, an elderly anarchist who befriends a man trying to rob his house, a serial television set collector, and a hipster woman trying to sell a Madonna pap smear. The woman selling the pap smear appears on the film poster, and was played by Butthole Surfers drummer Teresa Taylor. Most of the characters grapple with feelings of social exclusion or political marginalization, which are recurring themes in their conversations. They discuss social class, terrorism, joblessness, and government control of the media.

Actors

Richard Linklater

(Should Have Stayed at Bus Station)
Abra Moore

("Has Change")
Athiná-Rachél Tsangári

(Cousin from Greece)
Lee Daniel

(GTO)
Robert Jacks
Tommy Pallotta

(celui qui un ami)
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