and produced by Joel Silver
and the Wachowski brothers, who also wrote the screenplay. It is an adaptation of the V for Vendetta comic book
by Alan Moore
and David Lloyd. Set in London in a near-future dystopia
n society, Natalie Portman
stars as Evey, a working-class girl who must determine if her hero has become the very menace he is fighting against. Hugo Weaving
plays V—a bold, charismatic freedom fighter driven to exact revenge on those who disfigured him.
People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.
[V has just finished his introduction] ...Are you like a crazy person?
I worried about myself for a while. But one day I was at a market and a friend, someone I'd worked with at the BTN, got in line behind me. I was so nervous that when the cashier asked me for my money I dropped it. My friend picked it up and handed it to me. She looked me right in the eye and didn't recognize me. I guess whatever you did to me worked better than I'd ever have imagined.
No one will ever forget that night, and what it meant to this country. But I will never forget the man, and what he meant to me.
I remember them arguing at night. Mum wanted to leave the country. dad refused. He said if we ran away, they would win. Win, like it was a game.
Our integrity sells for so little, but it is all we really have. It is the very last inch of us, but within that inch, we are free.