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Richard Linklater Biography
Richard Linklater (Richard Stuart) is an American filmmaker and screenwriter known for his innovative and genre-bending films. His realistic and natural humanist films are mostly known. which then revolve mainly around suburban culture and the effects of the passage of time.
Linklater began his career making experimental short films in the 1980s, which led to his first feature film, “It’s Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books” (1988).
He gained critical acclaim for his breakthrough film, “Slacker” (1991), a meandering narrative about a group of young people in Austin, Texas, that helped define the independent film movement of the 1990s.
Richard Linklater Age
Richard was born on July 30, 1988 in Houston, Texas, U.S. He is 35 years
Richard Linklater Family
He is the son of Diane Margaret Linklater and Charles W. Linklater Jr.
Christina Harrison Richard Linklater | Wife
Linklater has been married twice. His first marriage was to Lee Daniel, with whom he has a daughter named Lorelei Linklater, who starred in his film “Boyhood.” Linklater and Daniel divorced in 1991.
Director Richard Linklater
Linklater broke through with “Dazed and Confused” (1993), a coming-of-age comedy that featured a talented ensemble cast of young actors who would later become major stars, such as Matthew McCaughey and Ben Affleck.
Linklater directed several notable films, including “Before Sunrise” (1995), which generated two sequels, “Before Sunset” (2004) and “Before Midnight” (2013); “Waking Life” (2001), an experimental animated film that explores dreams and philosophy; “School of Rock” (2003), a comedy that features Jack Black as a substitute teacher who forms a rock band with his students; and “Boyhood” (2014), a groundbreaking drama that depicts the life of a boy from childhood to adolescence and was filmed over 12 years.
Linklater’s naturalistic and humanistic approach to storytelling, his use of long takes and extended dialogue scenes, and his examination of themes like time, memory, and identity have earned him great renown.
Richard Linklater Books
- Here are some books that feature:
- “Slacker: The Criterion Collection
- “Before Sunrise/Before Sunset: Two Screenplays”
- “The Austin Chronicle Music Anthology” edited by Richard Whittaker and Margaret Moser.
- “Boyhood: Twelve Years on Film” by Matt Lankes.
Richard Linklater New Movie
Where’d You Go, Bernadette – 2019.