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Tells the story of Evey Hammond and her unlikely but instrumental part in bringing down the fascist government that has taken control of a futuristic Great Britain. Saved from a life-and-death situation by a man in a Guy Fawkes mask who calls himself V, she learns a general summary of V's past and, after a time, decides to help him bring down those who committed the atrocities that led to Britain being in the shape that it is in. Written by
For a few brief moments, Hugo Weaving's unscathed wrist and throat peak out through V's uniform. V is supposed to be completely covered in horrific burns. See more »
Remember, remember, the Fifth of November, the Gunpowder Treason and Plot. I know of no reason why the Gunpowder Treason should ever be forgot... But what of the man? I know his name was Guy Fawkes and I know, in 1605, he attempted to blow up the Houses of Parliament. But who was he really? What was he like? We are told to remember the idea, not the man, because a man can fail. He can be caught, he can be killed and forgotten, but 400 years later, an idea can still ...
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Part of the closing credits is of a red line forming the V symbol, with characters' faces appearing in the red line alongside the actors' credits. See more »
keeping in mind that anytime you see a movie as part of a major film
festival world premiere, where the cast and creators are present, along
with hundreds of avid film fans and press, it tends to raise the
experience a notch or two... but having said that - i found it to be a
work of monumental genius. i thought it was so amazingly good in fact
that i actually had to say something as extreme as that to express my
current mood towards it, which is still only a mere fraction of how i
felt when i actually left the theatre. it was seriously that good.
and yes, i'm biased, if you can call it that. but i like the
wachowski's for a reason, not blind admiration. they're geniuses, and
they've trained mcteigue well.
naturally, i think it will be under-appreciated by much of the general
public as its not nearly as action-packed as the trailer would have you
believe, but whether it makes 100 mil or 200 mil, it should at least
completely redeem the wachowski's legacy in even the most critical of
i have to say, the rush of adrenaline i felt when...well, you know if
you've seen the trailer - made me want to stand u and cheer. when a
movie can make you feel like that, it's succeeded.
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