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UW Cinematheque: Mad Max at 40

Mad Max: Fury Road 3D | Australia, USA | 2015 | DCP | 120 min. Director: George Miller

Event Details

Thursday, August 1, 2019
7 p.m.
4070 Vilas Hall
Cast: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Hugh Keays-Byrne
Still wandering the scorched earth, Max (now played by Hardy) finds himself captured and turned into a slave to patriarchal post-apocalyptic warlord Immortan Joe (Keays-Byrne). Max’s opportunity to escape comes in the form of one-armed truck driver Imperator Furiosa (Theron), who leads a small platoon of Joe’s former concubines across the desert in search of a new home.