V for Vendetta

(United Kingdom/Germany, 2006, 130 minutes)

In a near future where England is a totalitarian state, a young secretary becomes unwittingly involved with a mysterious masked revolutionary fighting for democracy who takes as his cue the failed Catholic uprising of 1605. Powerful, provocative futuristic mystery thriller retaining the spirit, if not the word, of an acclaimed graphic novel with a strong political subtext.

Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with Virtual Studios, a Silver Pictures production in association with Anarchos Productions, with the assistance of Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg; a Warner Bros. Productions/Fünfte Babelsberg Film co-production. Starring Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Rea, Stephen Fry; and John Hurt. Directed by James McTeigue; produced by Joel Silver, Grant Hill, Andy Wachowski and Larry Wachowski; screenplay by the Wachowski brothers, based on the graphic novel V for Vendetta 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; visual effects supervisor, Dan Glass.


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