The V movie
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Oh, a revolution! In a world post-war, the government uses its power of creating fear to control the population, therefore leaving the gov’s leader with much power concentrated on himself. The comes this misterious man, known as V, and threatens to blow up the parliament as a signal of a revolution, of a new age.
A few things have caught my attention.
First, as the movie shows, governments’ powers aren’t so intense as one may think. It was relatively easy for V to engage people. It’s very easy for an establishment to go down if the people are engaged to the idea, if people are dissatisfied with the way politics is conducted by that establishment.
Second, it seemed to me that the movie might’ve given a different tone from the original story (I haven’t read it, but had the feeling), not that this is bad or anything, but it came clear to me that, with this plot, so much could’ve been discussed. It was interesting the personal touch the directors and screen writers put to the story, making it less of a revolution and more like a bit of a personal revenge.
The V character is very much theatrical, the whole movie indeed looks more like a play itself. I felt I was in a theater. The kind of artistic drama was fantastic, I think.
Anyway, a great movie to watch and reflect on.