Hollywood to Australia
In 1999, The Matrix became a sensation, with its fresh combination of cutting-edge technology and philosophical narrative. It was also one of the first American productions to be produced at Australia’s Fox Studios in Sydney.
Written and directed by the Wachowskis, the film premiered in Los Angeles on 24 March 1999. This Nine Network story on the premiere features interviews with star Keanu Reeves and Hugo Weaving, who was playing his first major Hollywood role: