Synopsis

The Mad Max Movies

$19.99

Adrian Martin

Published by Currency Press

'No other Australian films have influenced world cinema and popular culture as widely and lastingly as George Miller's Mad Max movies'

So writes leading film writer Adrian Martin in this sparkling new appreciation of the movies that rudely shook up Australian cinema and made Mel Gibson and George Miller internationally famous

Martin compares the three Mad Max movies-Mad Max, Mad Max 2 and Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome-sharing his views on which works best and why. In a chapter dedicated to each film, he looks at their critical reception and their themes, examines Miller's shooting techniques and provides a shot-by-shot analysis of integral scenes

Since Mad Max roared onto cinema screens in 1979, the films have developed a worldwide cult following and provoked numerous debates as to their meaning: a study of masculinity in crisis, an investigation of good versus evil, a celebration of the Western (with wheels), or a frightening vision of the post-apocalypse

Martin explores these diverse interpretations in his fascinating account of three of Australia's most influential films

Browse Library

About Stageplays

Stageplays offers you the largest collection of Plays & Musicals in the world.

Based in the UK and the USA, we’ve been serving the online theatre community since the last century. We’re primarily a family-run business and several of us also work in professional theatre.

But we’re all passionate about theatre and we all work hard to share that passion with you and the world’s online community.

Subscribe to our theatre newsletter

We'll email you regular details of new plays and half-price special offers on a broad range of theatre titles.

Shipping

We can deliver any play in print to any country in the world - and we ship from both the US and the UK.

© 2010 - 2022 Stageplays, Inc.