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V for Vendetta 2005
R

  • James McTeigue
  • December 11, 2005
  • 132 mins
  • English
  • Action, Fantasy, Thriller
People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.
In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as 'V' conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When 'V' rescues a young woman from the secret police, he finds in her an ally with whom he can continue his fight to free the people of Britain.

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With solid acting, great action, and fantastic technical wizardry, it sounds just like another "Matrix"-style ripoff. But the biggest difference in "V" is that it is a story of real ideas - not a fantastic, science fiction creation, but a genuine examination of the human condition. The power of fear takes center stage here - the fear of war, of disease, of famine. Fear is a basic human nature, and has been exploited as a weapon - a method of control - for centuries. And for those who would use it, a masked man waits in the shadows to carry out your sentence. The verdict? Vengeance. "V for Vendetta" is a must-see.

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"I have no tree waiting for me"

"Beneath this mask there is more than flesh. Beneath this mask there is an idea and ideas are bulletproof."

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Amazing movie. Everyone here goes crazy around November and now I see why!

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