Director. Andy & Larry Wachowski
Neo is a computer hacker, who has long suspected that there is something amiss with the world around him. When he is contacted by the mysterious Morpheus, Neo discovers that his fears are indeed justified: the world around him is an incredibly sophisticated computer program, a virtual reality prison where thousands upon thousands of human slaves are held captive (without realising it) by giant supercomputers. Morpheus is the leader of a breakaway faction that intends to overthrow the program - known rather enigmatically as The Matrix.