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Mad Max

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Cult sci-fi thriller starring
Mel Gibson
Set in Australia in the nearfuture, afterthe Oil Wars. With urban society in terminal decay, the Main Force Patrol pursue vicious gangs of nomad bikers who roam the wastelands attacking what remains of civilisation. When tough young patrolman Max Rockatansky 's family are murdered, he begins to enforce a new kind of law - that of cold-blooded revenge.
DirectorGeorge Miller( 1979) # FILM REVIEWS pages 53-56

Contributors

Unknown: Mel Gibson
Unknown: Max Rockatansky
Max Rockatansky: Mel Gibson
Jessie: Joanne Samuel
Toecutter: Hugh Keays-Byrne
Jim Goose: Steve Bisley
Johnny the Boy: Tim Burns
Fifi Macaffee: Roger Ward
Nightrider: Vince Gill
BubbZanetti: Geoff Parry
Cundalini: Paul Johnstone
Charlie: John Ley
Mudguts: David Bracks

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