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Double Feature with THE ROAD WARRIOR
(1979) dir George Miller w/Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley [88 min]
The film that introduced the stark, frightening beauty of the Australian outback to a wide American audience, MAD MAX is a powerful action film set in a post-apocalyptic future where the highway has become a battleground. When the leader of a vicious motorcycle gang is killed during a high-speed chase, the cop responsible is targeted by the remains of the gang and pays the ultimate price for his vigilance.