The Matrix

The Matrix

An office drone (Keanu Reeves) discovers that “reality” is nothing like he imagined in this groundbreaking, game-changing science-fiction action masterpiece that won four Oscars including Visual Effects.

An office drone (Keanu Reeves) discovers that “reality” is nothing like he imagined in this groundbreaking, game-changing science-fiction action masterpiece that won four Oscars including Visual Effects. Along with its dazzling set pieces, the film’s exploration of simulated realities has inspired countless treatises and even a documentary about its psychological impact in the real world.

DIRECTORS: The Wachowskis. WRITTEN BY: The Wachowskis. CAST: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving. 1999. 137 min. USA. Color. Scope. English. 35mm. Print courtesy of the Academy Film Archive.

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