It is dark, decaying, Silent ...
People stopped in the streets and
for the first time they
heard the sound of silence.
lq. IN A DESERTED STREET.
A terrible scream... a YOUNG MAN runs down the street
... a shot is fired.
The YOUNG MAN falls dead ... crushing the meat and eggs
he has been clutching to his chest ...
Their world crumbled ...
lq.IN A DESERTED CITY STREET.
Bank notes, blown by the wind, flutter towards a store
dummy, lying smashed on the road ...
A rat emerges from the back of the mannequin's skull and
scurries away as we hear the roar of a big engine.
The wide wheels of a big car crush the dummy. As the
vehicle roars down the street, it is followed by two big
And only those mobile enough to
scavenge, brutal enough to pillage
(THE FOLLOWING IS ALL FOOTAGE FROM MAD MAX)
Ir. A GROUP OF OUTLAW BIKERS...
... leap from a hillside onto the roof of a moving fuel
tanker. They pass a hose into the tank..
At last, the vermin had inherited
1s. A PACK OF BIKERS ...
... swarm around a car and start to hack it to pieces.
1t. A SERIES OF RAPIDLY DISSOLVING IMAGES.
Speeding cars, speeding bikes, crashing vans, crashing
police cars, crashing bikes, brawls, smashed windows,
And in this maelstrom of decay,
ordinary men were battered and
lu. MAX IN POLICE UNIFORM.
... turns and smiles.
...men like the Warrior Max...
IV. MAX PLAYS.
... with a woman - JESSIE and their child.
... through a wheat field. He catches her. They
tumble on the ground laughing.
Ix. MAX EMBRACES JESSIE.
who in the roar of an engine, lost