Action Movie Anatomy hosts Ben Bateman and Andrew Ghai break down 2005’s V for Vendetta! Follow the show at @AMAPodcast and the hosts @BenBatemanMedia & @AndrewGhai!
V for Vendetta is a 2005 dystopian political thriller film directed by James McTeigue and written by The Wachowski Brothers, based on the 1988 DC/Vertigo Comics limited series of the same name by Alan Moore and David Lloyd. The film is set in an alternative future where a neo-fascist regime has subjugated the United Kingdom. Hugo Weaving portrays V, an anarchist freedom fighter who attempts to ignite a revolution through elaborate terrorist acts and Natalie Portman plays Evey, a young, working-class woman caught up in V’s mission, while Stephen Reaportrays the detective leading a desperate quest to stop V.