MAD MAX: FURY ROAD (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Tom Hardy (The Dark Knight Rises), Charlize Theron (Prometheus), Nicholas Hoult (A Single Man), Hugh Keays-Byrne (For Love Alone), Rosie Huntington-Whiteley (Transformers: Dark of the Moon), Riley Keough (The Runaways), Zoë Kravitz (Divergent), Abbey Lee Kershaw (film debut), Courtney Eaton (film debut), Nathan Jones (Troy), Josh Helman (X-Men: Days of Future Past), Megan Gale (The Water Diviner), John Howard (Young Einstein), Richard Carter (Rabbit-Proof Fence)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

George Miller (Happy Feet), director, writer, producer; Brendan McCarthy (ReBoot) and Nick Lathouris (film debut), writers; Doug Mitchell (Babe) and P.J. Voeten (A Little Bit of Soul), producers; Junkie XL (300: Rise of an Empire), composer; John Seale (Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone), cinematographer; Jason Ballantine (The Great Gatsby) and Margaret Sixel (Babe: Pig in the City), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In a post-apocalyptic wasteland where citizens have descended into madness and chaos, two survivors – ‘Mad’ Max Rockatansky (Hardy), who seeks peace of mind after the loss of his wife and child, and Furiosa (Theron), a woman wandering across the desert landscape back to her childhood homeland – team up against a dangerous threat…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Finally emerging from development hell after thirty years, the fourth film in the popular Mad Max film series brings a highly stylised and nightmarish vision of the future that is breathtaking as it is frightening.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 15TH MAY 2015

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