Dazed and Confused

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Dazed and Confused ★★★ 1993 (R)

A day in the life of a bunch of high schoolers should prove to be a trip back in time for those coming of age in the '70s. Eight seniors facing life after high school have one last year long hurrah, as they search for Aerosmith tickets and haze the incoming freshmen. Keen characterization by writer/director Linklater captures the spirit of a generation shaped by Watergate, the Vietnam War, feminism, and marijuana. Groovy soundtrack features Alice Cooper, Deep Purple, KISS, and Fog-hat. 97m/C VHS, DVD, HD DVD . Jason London, Rory Cochrane, Sasha Jenson, Wiley Wiggins, Michelle Rene Thomas, Adam Goldberg, Anthony Rapp, Marissa Ribisi, Parker Posey, Joey Lauren Adams, Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich, Cole Hauser, Matthew McConaughey, Kristin Hinojosa; D: Richard Linklater; W: Richard Linklater; C: Lee Daniel.