Keswick Film Club - The Matrix

The Matrix 

Director: Andy & Larry Wachowski Country: USA
Cert: 15 Year: 1999 Length: 136 mins Language: English
The Matrix

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Synopsis

Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss.
'"No one can be told what the Matrix is. You have to see it for yourself." says Morpheus (Laurence Fishburne), the earnest, elegant John the Baptist figure in the Wachowski brothers' allegorical science fiction masterpiece. Well, we'll give it a shot.
He's talking to Neo (Keanu Reeves), a blank-faced computer whizz who's about to go through the looking glass - out of the late 20th century world as he knows it, into the real, post-apocalyptic "desert of the real".
It's a reality where robots rule the planet and keep humans plugged into a virtual reality matrix, living in a dream world, while their energy fuels the machines.' BBCi

Critics

open_quote The Wachowskis stylishly envision the ultimate in cyberescapism, creating a movie that captures the duality of life à la laptop. close_quote Janet Maslin, New York Times



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