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2005 political thriller directed by James McTeigue. A shadowy figure invokes the memory of Guy Fawkes in seeking to overthrow the tyrannical British government.

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Does “V for Vendetta” have a religious subtext or bias?

While watching V for Vendetta with a protestant family member (after having watched it many times myself), I immediately had to defend the movie as not specifically being anti-protestant (or pro-...
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Why didn't Mr Creedy get a scarlet carson?

During V for Vendetta, V gave a scarlet Carson to every single one of his victims he took revenge on, for what they did to Valerie. All of them, except Mr. Creedy. Why didn't V give him the flower?
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What's the meaning of the little girl in V for Vendetta?

I know that she takes in the rebellion of V and moves forward with it, but then she dies. Is that a take on the casualties of a rebellion, the fault of oppression, or just showing that children are ...
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Why did the Wachowskis change the story's themes so significantly?

In the movie V for Vendetta, there is some point where a guy is robbing a store with V's mask and with a gun. Then he shouts "anarchy in the UK." after getting the money and then shoots a celebratory ...
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Was V saving Evey really coincidence?

In the movie V for Vendetta, the first thing we see is V and Evey mirroring each other and then Evey gets in trouble and V saves her. I find that so strange because it would be so not making sense ...
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Why did Gordon make Evey the same breakfast and also saying bonjour to her?

In the movie V for Vendetta when Evey flees to Gordon, he makes her the same breakfast that V had made for her just the day before and he also said bonjour when he saw her. Was that really a ...
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What does V mean by unforeseen circumstances that had accelerated his plans?

40 minutes into V for Vendetta V tells Evie: It appears that unforeseen circumstances have accelerated my original plan. Now I assume that "unforeseen circumstances" refers to the inspector ...
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What is the meaning of the lines recited by V prior to saving Evey from fingermen?

When rescuing Evey from the fingermen in V for Vendetta, V says the following line: The multiplying villanies of nature do swarm upon him. Disdaining fortune with his brandish'd steel which smoked ...
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Who is the woman in the crowd when Guy Fawkes is being hanged?

In V for Vendetta, at the beginning of the movie when it shows Guy Fawkes being hanged, there's a woman in the crowd that's crying. Everyone else is cheering/laughing/hysterical, but she is standing ...
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Didn't Gordon expect the consequences of the ridiculous comedy show?

Gordon Deitrich works in the British news network. He makes a ridiculous show on Chancellor Adam Sutler in a Television show. When Evey asks what will he do, he gives non-serious answers. Gordon(...
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Who is the character 'V'? [duplicate]

I have just watched the movie V for Vendetta, released in 2006. In this movie, who is behind the mask? Is this character's real face shown in the film?
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What did the Bishop mean by his “last remittance”?

In the scene with Bishop Lilliman from V for Vendetta, the Bishop says to his assistant: It wasn't labor that I was speaking of, but rather my final remittance. My last little joy. Right before ...
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Why was Evey's head still shaved?

In V for Vendetta, Evey has her head shaven while in captivity: After she is released, it appears that a significant amount of time goes by and Evey is shown living a somewhat normal life. Evey ...
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Why wasn't Evey recognized?

In V for Vendetta, when V captures Evey and imprisons her in the makeshift prison that he created, he shaves her head and Evey is proven to have no fear. When V releases her, he asks for her to ...
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Did the reference to the Boston Tea Party in “V for Vendetta” mean anything to British Audiences?

In V for Vendetta, the demagogue Lewis Prothero talks on his show about the Boston Tea Party, making the case not to support the US: "I think its payback time for a little tea party they threw for us ...
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Why was Evey out past curfew in the first place?

The CinemaSins take on V for Vendetta points out that Evey leaves her apartment around 11pm, half an hour after curfew began, and calls this out as a very stupid decision, as it gets her into trouble ...
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Why is Evey's name so fitting to V?

In the first meeting of V and Evey in V for Vendetta, V finds Evey's name very fitting. Why? It's not evident from the dialogue: V: But to whom, may I ask, am I speaking? E: I'm Evey. V: Evey?...
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Who is the second guard?

When Evey is in her cell in V for Vendetta, at some point there's a scene when two men drag her along the corridor: But when she is free, she learns that it was all V's doing. He said he did it ...
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Did V escape before or after the St. Mary's virus event?

In the movie V for Vendetta, did V blow up the Larkhill camp and escape before or after the St. Mary's virus event? I'm trying to figure if the Norsefire perfected the virus and the cure during the ...
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What is the war in V for Vendetta?

In the movie V for Vendetta, they talk about the war in America spreading to England. What war are they referring to. There also seems to be some mention around the United States not being so United. ...
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Were there any black actors in 'V for Vendetta'?

I can't recall seeing any black people in the movie, not even among the crowds. Were there any black actors in V for Vendetta? If not, then why not?
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What does the symbol V stand for in the movie V for Vendetta?

Yesterday one of my friend asked me the question what the V symbol in V for Vendetta stands for. I never thought about it before. Does V stand for a group or just the name of the main character? Does ...
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How is the Wachowskis' interpretation not up to the mark according to Alan Moore?

Alan Moore didn't acknowledge any film adaptation of his work positively but why did he say that the Wachowskis' film adaptation of V for Vendetta is themed like Bush-era and not like the original ...
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Why was the killer's face never revealed in V for Vendetta (2005)?

Why was the killer's face never revealed in V for Vendetta (2005)?
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Role of the priest in the detention center

While Finch enquired about what happened in the detention centre in V for Vendetta, they came to realise that the priest was the highest paid staff there. But eventually I think it's not clear why ...
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What’s with the “dead” characters at the end?

Near the end of V for Vendetta, while the building is exploding, you see people pulling off their masks to watch it explode. During this scene you see some characters that have been previously said ...