Slacker (1990)

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  • Last Picture Show Alternative


Unrelated episodes in the lives of around 100 disparate `slackers' in Austin, Texas. The action moves from person to person, each character spinning out a pet idea, obsession, paranoia or philosophy. Structured as a series of vignettes, the cast comprises real people playing themselves in the coffee houses, bars, clubs apartments, stores and streets of Austin.

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