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Mad Max (1979)

Mad Max was a piece of impolite, independent cinema that had a profound effect on audiences and filmmakers across the world.

Length: 89 minutes

Original aspect ratio: 2.35:1/2.39:1 (Cinemascope or Scope)

Featured in the Horror in Australian Cinema , Outback on Screen and Australian Comedy Part 3: 1950s–1980s collections

Original classification rating: R

Production company:


National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 8230

Education Resources:

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