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UW Cinematheque: Mad Max at 40

The Road Warrior | Australia | 1981 | 35mm | 94 min. Director: George Miller

Event Details

Date
Today, July 18, 2019
Time
7 p.m.
Location
4070 Vilas Hall
Description
Cast: Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Vernon Wells “Apocalypse...Pow! Exhilarating entertainment—and a textbook for sophisticated, popular moviemaking” (Richard Corliss, Time). Former cop Max (Gibson) is now a wandering mercenary scrounging for gasoline on the desolate roads of a world leveled by nuclear war. When he encounters a community of petrol-rich survivors, he offers to help them fight off a band of marauders led by the masked Humungus (Kjell Nilsson).
Cost
Free

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