V for Vendetta

(GB/Germany, 2006, 130 minutes)

In a near future where England has become a totalitarian state, a young secretary becomes unwittingly involved with a mysterious revolutionary fighting to overthrow the government. Rather than an action blockbuster, this is an intriguing, powerful mystery thriller retaining the spirit, if not the word, of an acclaimed graphic novel; its strong political subtext that raises interesting questions usually passed over by mainstream entertainment such as this.

Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with Virtual Studios, a Silver Pictures/Warner Bros. Productions/Fünfte Babelsberg production in association with Anarchos Productions. Starring Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Rea, Stephen Fry, John Hurt. Directed by James McTeigue; produced by Joel Silver, Grant Hill, Andy Wachowski and Larry Wachowski; screenplay by the Wachowski brothers, from the graphic novel written by Alan Moore and illustrated by David Lloyd; music by Dario Marianelli; director of photography, Adrian Biddle; production designer, Owen Paterson; costume designer, Sammy Sheldon; film editor, Martin Walsh.


Popular Posts