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An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and almost everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order. There’s Max, a man of action and a man of few words, who seeks peace of mind following the loss of his wife and child in the aftermath of the chaos. And Furiosa, a woman of action and a woman who believes her path to survival may be achieved if she can make it across the desert back to her childhood homeland.
Mad Max: Fury Road is a post-apocalyptic action adventure film directed, produced, and co-written by George Miller. The fourth film of Miller’s Mad Max franchise and the first film of the franchise in 30 years, Fury Road stars Tom Hardy as “Mad” Max Rockatansky, replacing Mel Gibson in the title role. Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Riley Keough, Zoë Kravitz, Abbey Lee, and Courtney Eaton also star.
The film is set in a future desert wasteland where gasoline and water are scarce commodities, with Max (Tom Hardy) joining forces with Imperator Furiosa (Theron) to flee from cult leader Immortan Joe (Keays-Byrne) and his army in an armoured tanker truck, which leads to a lengthy road battle. The film had its world premiere on 7 May 2015 at the TCL Chinese Theatre. It began wide theatrical release on 14 May 2015, including an out-of-competition screening at the 68th Cannes Film Festival. Critics have widely praised the film for its acting, screenplay, action sequences, stunts, and direction.
Mad Max: Fury Road
Directed by: George Miller
Starring: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Josh Helman, Nathan Jones, Zoë Kravitz, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Riley Keough
Screenplay by: George Miller, Brendan McCarthy
Production Design by: Colin Gibson
Cinematography by: John Seale
Film Editing by: Margaret Sixel
Costume Design by: Jenny Beavan
Set Decoration by: Katie Sharrock, Lisa Thompson, Gena Vazquez
Music by: Junkie XL
MPAA Rating: R for intense sequences of violence throughout, and for disturbing images.
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
Release Date: May 15, 2015