R | | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.
Included in the images seen on television, as Valerie talks about America's war growing worse, and then eventually coming to London, is footage of baby Jessica McClure being pulled out of the Texas well, into which she fell, in 1987.
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 ...
When Finch tells Evey to back away from the lever towards the end of the film he pronounces the word in the American fashion (lev ver). In Britain the emphasis is is on the 'e' (lee ver). As the film depicts a Britain antagonistic to all things American it is doubtful that Finch would pronounce the word in this fashion.
Dedicated in memory of Adrian Biddle (1951-2005).
$121,937 (Hong Kong) (17 March 2006)
$70,511,035 (USA) (6 July 2012)
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