Genres: Action | Fantasy | Thriller
Director: James McTeigue
Writers: Andy Wachowski (screenplay), Lana Wachowski (screenplay), 1 more credit »
Stars: Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Rea
Official Sites: Official Facebook | Warner Bros [fr] |
Country: USA | UK | Germany
Runtime: 132 min
Release Date: 17 March 2006 (USA)
Also Known As: V for Vendetta: The IMAX Experience
Filming Locations: Güterfelde, Stahnsdorf, Brandenburg, Germany
Budget: $54,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend: $117,499 (Turkey) (7 April 2006)
Gross: $70,496,802 (USA) (23 June 2006)
Evey Hammond: [voiceover] Remember, remember, the Fifth of November, the Gunpowder Treason and Plot. I know of no reason why the Gunpowder Treason should ever be forgot... But what of the man? I know his name was Guy Fawkes and I know, in 1605, he attempted to blow up the Houses of Parliament. But who was he really? What was he like? We are told to remember the idea, not the man, because a man can fail. He can be caught, he can be killed and forgotten, but 400 years later, an idea can still ...
The futuristic tale unfolds in a Great Britain that's a fascist state. A freedom fighter known as V uses terrorist tactics to fight the oppressive society. He rescues a young woman from the secret police, and she becomes his unlikely ally.