V For Vendetta

PUBLISHED: 14:46 03 July 2006 | UPDATED: 09:31 24 May 2010

Set against the futuristic landscape of totalitarian Britain, V for Vendetta tells the story of a mild mannered young woman named Evey (Natalie Portman) who is rescued from a life-or-death situation by a masked vigilante known only as

Released on July 31Set against the futuristic landscape of totalitarian Britain, V for Vendetta tells the story of a mild mannered young woman named Evey (Natalie Portman) who is rescued from a life-or-death situation by a masked vigilante known only as 'V'. Incomparably charismatic and ferociously skilled in the art of combat and deception, V (played by Hugo Weaving) ignites a revolution when he detonates two London landmarks and takes over the government-controlled airwaves, urging his fellow citizens to rise up against tyranny and oppression. As Evey uncovers the truth about V's mysterious background, she also discovers the truth about herself - and emerges as his unlikely ally in the culmination of his plot to bring freedom and justice back to a society fraught with cruelty and corruption.

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