A powerful story about loss of freedom and individuality, V FOR VENDETTA takes place in a totalitarian England following a devastating war that changed the face of the planet. In a world without political freedom, personal freedom and precious little faith in anything comes a
V for Vendetta
This graphic novel has actually been voted as the best dystopian classic. The work that inspired the excellent movie goes much deeper than its silver screen progeny; it was one of the big three, along with The Watchmen (also written by Vendetta‘s author, Alan Moore) and The Dark Knight Returns, that moved the graphic novel solidly into the realm of mature audiences. That much is clear from the very first scene: Vendetta deals beautifully (and sometimes, brutally) with the threats to individual freedoms that misaligned governments can and have turned against their people, with drastic effect.
Visually stunning and thought-provoking, V For Vendetta's political pronouncements may rile some, but its story and impressive set pieces will nevertheless entertain.