Fury Road: A Study in Fluids

There’s more than initially meets the eye in George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road, a film that on its surface may seem like just a two-hour chase movie. In this video essay, Limp Lettuce Productions explores how at its core, the film’s plot hinges on the control of fluids, both bodily and inorganic, symbolism that reflects broader themes of gender equality in the film.

 

 


Fluids, Elements & Bodies


Car Chases & Getaways


George Miller


Mad Max Series