R | | Action, Drama, Thriller
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.
Natalie Portman looked forward to buzzing her hair, saying she'd wanted to do that for a long time.
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 ...
The original Guy Fawkes (of the gunpowder plot) was depicted dangling while hanging, kicking about until he finally succumbed. In historical reality he was sentenced to be "hanged, drawn, and quartered". He jumped when he was hanged so that he would die instantly to avoid the horrific "quartering" part of the then-usual English punishment for treason.
Part of the closing credits is of a red line forming the V symbol, with characters' faces appearing in the red line alongside the actors' credits.
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