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The Roll-up bonus: The making of ‘Dazed & Confused,’ the very best stoner non-stoner film ever made | Leafly


On this particular vacation bonus episode Bruce talks with Melissa Maerz, writer of the fabulous new ebook Alright, Alright, Alright: The Oral History of Richard Linklater’s ‘Dazed and Confused.

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In the summertime of 1992, younger director Richard Linklater introduced a solid of even-younger actors to Austin, Texas, to movie a film in regards to the final day of highschool in 1976. Dazed and Confused didn’t make a field workplace splash at first, however over time it’s entered the pantheon as one of many biggest comedies ever made.

Melissa Maerz’s oral historical past goes behind the scenes throughout the making of one of many biggest comedies of all time.

1 / 4-century after its launch, Melissa Maerz interviewed solid and crew to compile this enjoyable, humorous, stunning, and transferring behind-the-scenes historical past of D&C.

Chuck Klosterman as soon as wrote this about Dazed:

I’ve watched Dazed and Confused roughly sixty-five instances, and I’ve been stoned for roughly sixty-four of these viewings. At this level, it appears unfathomable to observe this film with out being excessive; in actual fact, it’s solely attainable that watching this film actively releases THC into my bloodstream.

Is it a stoner film? In fact.

Is it a lot greater than a stoner film? Completely.

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