08 19 Oct '24

George Miller

Mad Max

Edition 1980
88' - 1979 - Science Fiction, Action, Adventure - Dialogue: English
Director: George Miller Composer: Brian May With: Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne
Taking place in a dystopian Australia in the near future, Mad Max tells the story of a highway patrolman cruising the squalid back roads that have become the breeding ground of criminals foraging for gasoline and scraps. After some grisly events at the hands of a motorcycle gang, Max sets out across the barren wastelands in search of revenge.

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Credits

Director

George Miller

Composer

Brian May

With

Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne

Scenario

George Miller, James McCausland

Director of Photography

David Eggby

Editor

Cliff Hayes, Tony Paterson

Producer

Byron Kennedy

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

Australia

Year

1979

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