Richard Linklater

Dazed and Confused

Dazed and Confused

America, 1976. The last day of school. Bongs blaze, bell-bottoms ring, and rock and roll rocks. Among the best teen films ever made, Richard Linklater’s Dazed and Confused eavesdrops on a group of seniors-to-be and incoming freshmen. A launching pad for a number of future stars, Linklater’s first studio effort also features endlessly quotable dialogue and a blasting, stadium-ready soundtrack. Sidestepping nostalgia, Dazed and Confused is less about “the best years of our lives” than the boredom, angst, and excitement of teenagers waiting . . . for something to happen.

Film Info

DIRECTOR APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION

  • New high-definition digital transfer of the director's cut, supervised by director Richard Linklater and cinematographer Lee Daniel
  • Dolby Digital and DTS 5.1 soundtracks (DVD edition); 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack (Blu-ray edition)
  • Audio commentary by Linklater
  • Making Dazed, a fifty-minute documentary by Kahane Corn
  • Rare on-set interviews and behind-the-scenes footage
  • Footage from the ten-year anniversary celebration
  • Audition footage and deleted scenes
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • A booklet featuring new essays by Kent Jones, Jim DeRogatis, and Chuck Klosterman; memories of the film from the cast and crew; character profiles; and the original film poster by Frank Kozik

New cover by Marc English

Purchase Options

DIRECTOR APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION

  • New high-definition digital transfer of the director's cut, supervised by director Richard Linklater and cinematographer Lee Daniel
  • Dolby Digital and DTS 5.1 soundtracks (DVD edition); 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack (Blu-ray edition)
  • Audio commentary by Linklater
  • Making Dazed, a fifty-minute documentary by Kahane Corn
  • Rare on-set interviews and behind-the-scenes footage
  • Footage from the ten-year anniversary celebration
  • Audition footage and deleted scenes
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • A booklet featuring new essays by Kent Jones, Jim DeRogatis, and Chuck Klosterman; memories of the film from the cast and crew; character profiles; and the original film poster by Frank Kozik

New cover by Marc English

Dazed and Confused
Cast
Jason London
Pink
Rory Cochrane
Slater
Wiley Wiggins
Mitch Kramer
Michelle Burke
Jodi Kramer
Matthew McConaughey
Wooderson
Milla Jovovich
Michelle
Joey Lauren Adams
Simone
Parker Posey
Darla
Nicky Katt
Clint
Anthony Rapp
Tony
Adam Goldberg
Mike
Marissa Ribisi
Cynthia
Cole Hauser
Benny
Sasha Jenson
Don
Ben Affleck
O'Bannion
Credits
Director
Richard Linklater
Screenplay
Richard Linklater
Producer
Sean Daniel
Producer
James Jacks
Producer
Richard Linklater
Cinematography
Lee Daniel
Co-producer
Anne Walker-McBay
Editing
Sandra Adair
Production design
John Frick

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