The movie made Mel Gibson a star, and put Australia on the filmmaking map.
Lessons and inspirations from a post-apocalyptic Down Under after the break.
- The keys to survival: You have to be mobile, or you have to be brutal
- A quick fellah might have a weapon under there
- You are what you eat
- You can make a movie with kids and animals that doesn’t suck
- Never threaten a warrior’s dog
- Fear is your ally
- Threatening someone with an empty shotgun is dishonest. It’s just low.
- Stay focused. If you only came for the gasoline, don’t get further involved
- Everybody’s looking for something
- There’s no substitute for boldness
- You can run, but you can’t hide
- Hope keeps you human
- Love breeds more heroes than rage, vengeance, or hatred
- Even in the Wasteland, there’s still right, and there’s still wrong, as long as anyone is willing to stand up for what’s right