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'The Matrix' Co-Creator Says the Movie Was Born Out of 'A Lot of Rage'

'The Matrix' Co-Creator Says the Movie Was Born Out of 'A Lot of Rage'

Lilly Wachowski is talking The Matrix.

The co-director of the original trilogy spoke out in an interview with THR about the making of the movie.

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During the conversation, Lilly said the movie was born out of “rage.”

“[The Matrix was] born out of a lot of anger and a lot of rage, and it’s rage at capitalism and corporatized structure and forms of oppression. [The] bubbling, seething rage within me was about my own oppression, that I [was forcing] myself to remain in the closet,” she said.

If you don’t know, Lilly came out as transgender following the film’s release.

“Now that I’m out and a living example of someone who can grow old being a trans woman, [trans people] can see those films through the lens of my transness and their transness. They’re able to go, ‘Oh my God, these films were such an important part of my coming out and my own journey.’ I’m extraordinarily grateful that I could offer that to people.”

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