Who is but the form following the function of what and what I am is a man in a mask. Evey: Well I can see that. V . : Of course you can, I’m not questioning your powers of observation, I’m merely remarking upon the paradox of asking a masked man who he is.
His confidante Evey Hammond speculates in the comic that V might be her own father , who was arrested years before as a political prisoner; V denies it, however, and Moore has confirmed that V is not Evey’s father .
The central theme of V for Vendetta is freedom and its relationship with anarchy, or the absence of government. V describes himself as an anarchist (as does Alan Moore, the author) — one who believes that all governmental authority is corrupt because it infringes on human freedom.
The protagonist, V , symbolizes the revolution. V’s name comes from the Roman numeral for five, which is the room number he was imprisoned in while being forced to undergo medical experiments at a resettlement camp. V writes a graffiti symbol that incorporates the letter V as a means of defiance against the government.
V’s background and identity are never revealed . He is at one point an inmate at “Larkhill Resettlement Camp”—one of many concentration camps where black people, Jews, leftists, beatniks, homosexuals and Ethnic Irish are exterminated by Norsefire, a fascist dictatorship that rules Britain.
” V for Vendetta ‘: Reel and real events resonate for star Natalie Portman. ” V For Vendetta ,” which opens tomorrow in area theaters, is based on a 1981 graphic novel by Alan Moore and David Lloyd.
In the comic book series, V abandons Evey after he kills Lilliman; in the film, she runs away from V after attempting to betray him to Lilliman, then goes to Deitrich for protection. Evey does form a relationship with Deitrich, but the two do not become lovers, as he is homosexual.
Natalie Portman looked forward to shaving her head totally bald for the role of Evey Hammond during the torture scenes, stating that she has wanted to do it for a long time. For the shaving scene, the crew and the shaving guys had only one take to do it.
He had steel plate armor over his torso. He drops it after breaking Mr. Steel plate armor could presumably withstand pistol rounds such as those used by the goons he was fighting. A bulletproof vest likely could as well, although it word hurt like hell.
The definitions of 20 of the “ V ” words of your choice • A “translation” of the speech into your own words .
A virus runs wild in the world, most Americans are dead, and Britain is ruled by a fascist dictator who promises security but not freedom. One man stands against him, the man named V , who moves through London like a wraith despite the desperate efforts of the police.
What political and social commentary do you see the film making through Finch’s actions? (Example: The film makes a strong political and social commentary about order and chaos through the way Finch rules through the country.
In the film version, V bares the Guy Fawkes mask as homage to the historical figure whose plight to overthrow a nasty government is similar to V’s own ambitions. He also wears the mask to cover up his severe burns and hide his identity. With the mask , he can be more than a man: he can become a symbol.
The ” V inside a circle ” Unicode character has been unofficially adopted by proud vegans as a vegan icon on the Internet to append to usernames and profiles on social networks and message boards, or as sort of a vegan emoji (technically not an emoji like the leaf emoji further down) in texts, chats, posts and emails.
The mask became associated with the hacktivism group Anonymous ‘s Project Chanology protests against the Church of Scientology in 2008. Protesters were encouraged to hide their faces, since it was common practice for Church members to photograph anti-Scientology protesters.