Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome - Production


The film was the first Mad Max movie made without producer Byron Kennedy who was killed in a helicopter crash in 1983. There is a title card at the end that says, "...For Byron".

Miller co-directed with George Ogilvie with whom he had worked on The Dismissal (1983) mini series. They used a group workshopping rehearsal technique that they had developed.

The main location was at the mining town of Coober Pedy with the set for Bartertown build at an old brickworks in Sydney's western suburbs, and the children's camp shot at the Blue Mountains.

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