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V for Vendetta. "Beneath this mask there is more than flesh... Beneath this mask there is an idea, Mr. Creedy , and ideas are bulletproof.". Overview.

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"Beneath this mask there is more than flesh... Beneath this mask there is an idea, Mr. Creedy, and ideas are bulletproof."


Overview
Overview mask there is an idea, Mr.

  • V for Vendetta deals with issues of race, sexuality, religion, totalitarianism, and terrorism. Its controversial story line and themes have, inevitably, made it the target of both criticism and praise from sociopolitical groups.

  • It shows us a dystopian world where political power is above individual freedoms and people are oppressed in the name of unity.


People should not be afraid of their governments governments should be afraid of their people
‘People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.’

  • V is a man who wears a mask, he is an enigma. His mission is to overthrow an unjust society, by any means possible.

  • Evey is a young girl who is frightened – she should be…..


Main characters evey
Main characters- Governments should be afraid of their peopleEvey

  • Evey is a young girl whose parents were imprisoned

  • She fears standing out

  • She is ambitious

  • She wants to be an actress

  • She has few friends

  • She works for BTN


Main characters v
Main characters - V Governments should be afraid of their people

  • V is the man in the mask

  • He alliterates everything with V

  • He is passionate about art, literature and music

  • Pop culture and high culture

  • He believes in freedom


Main characters chancellor sutler
Main characters- Chancellor Governments should be afraid of their peopleSutler

  • High Chancellor of England

  • Gained power in a coup

  • Dirty politics behind his rise

  • Linked to Three Waters and St Mary’s deaths

  • Has large secret service and control of everything


Main characters mr creedy
Main characters – Governments should be afraid of their peopleMr. Creedy

  • Head of secret police called ‘fingermen’

  • Ambitious and ruthless

  • Known for his black bags

  • “ a man seemingly without a conscience, for whom the end always justifies the means” - V


  • Chief Inspector of Governments should be afraid of their peopleNorsefire – the party that rules England

  • Asked by chancellor Sutler to track down V

  • Fair but pragmatic

  • Lonely

  • Begins to uncover unpalatable truths

  • Believes in justice


Gordon deitrich
Gordon Governments should be afraid of their peopleDeitrich

  • Evey’s boss

  • Older man

  • Clever, but lonely

  • Invites young girls to his house regularly – not because he wants to because he has to


Key themes
Key Themes Governments should be afraid of their people

  • Power and control can be used and abused.

  • The examination of political freedom

  • Totalitarianism can affect society.

  • Free speech versus censorship

  • Art and literature’s power to lift the human spirit

  • How justice and revenge are interpreted and disseminated by different sectors/characters


Symbolism in the film
Symbolism in the film Governments should be afraid of their people

  • Dominoes

  • Roses

  • Fireworks/Explosions

  • V (anarchy, 5, Villain or Victim?)

  • Masks

  • Propaganda

  • How are symbols used throughout the film and how do they convey the film-maker's message?