V For Vendetta Analysis

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V for Vendetta V for Vendetta is a 2006 dystopian film, directed by James McTeigue and written by the Wachowski Brothers, based on the same-named comic series written in 1982 by Alan Moore and David Lloyd. V for Vendetta tells the alternate future of England run by an oppressive government “Norsefire” and a man, known only as V, who sets out to destroy it. He is a mystery guy who hidden behind a Guy Fawkes mask, clad in dark clothes, and speaking complex dialogue which is nearly another language. Under a curfew streets, V rescues Evey who is accosted by rape-hungry Fingermen. That day is the 5th of November, the Gunpowder Treason and plot, a day should not be forgotten by the people of Britain. V is inspired by Guy Fawkes, a man who plans to blow up King James I and the Houses of Parliament on November 5th, 1605. At that night, accompanied with the firework and “1812 Overture”, V blow up the Old Bailey criminal court building. Subsequently, V breaks into BTN. Through emergency live channel, he urges the people of Britain to rise up against their government. He asks them to gather outside the Houses of Parliament, exactly one year later, and he promises to destroy it as protestation to totalitarian government. Evey is in big trouble as the authority suspects her of complicity with V. So V takes Evey to his home – The Shadow Gallery and forces her to stay for one year. However, Evey seems reluctant and try to escape. In the other hand, the high chancellor, Adam Sutler is
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