Imagining Mad Max’s Imperator Furiosa as a POC

June 2, 2015 Articles, TV and Movies Comments (0) 36

By: Amanda Wallace (This commentary is going to include some spoilers for the film Mad Max: Fury Road. If you haven’t seen it yet: what are you waiting for?)

Imperator Furiosa from Mad Max FUry Road holds a rifle in her arms ready to shoot.

Imperator Furiosa, Mad Max Fury Road

If you’ve seen the film Mad Max: Fury Road you’ve probably gotten excited about Imperator Furiosa, the tough, bald-headed driver of the War Rig played by the indomitable Charlize Theron. Even before Fury Road came out, there was talk that Furiosa stole the show from the movie’s namesake and there’s a certain level of validity to that idea.

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