V for Vendetta (2005)
DVD Directed by James McTeigue ('The Raven'). Cinematography by Adrian Biddle ('Aliens', 'The Princess Bride', 'Thelma & Louise', 'Judge Dredd', 'The Butcher Boy'). Editing by Martin Walsh ('Roseanna's Grave', 'Hilary and Jackie', 'Mansfield Park', 'Chicago', 'Cinderella', 'Eddie the Eagle', 'Wonder Woman', 'Justice League'). Screenplay (based on DC/Vertigo comics series - Alan Moore, David Lloyd) by The Wachowskis ('The Matrix Trilogy', 'Cloud Atlas'). Music by Dario Marianelli ('Pride and Prejudice', 'Atonement', 'Jane Eyre', 'Salmon Fishing in the Yemen', 'Anna Karenina', 'Quartet', 'Darkest Hour', 'Paddington 2').
Features Hugo Weaving, Natalie Portman, John Hurt, with strong support from Stephen Rea, Stephen Fry, Tim Pigott-Smith, Rupert Graves, Roger Allam.
2032, anarchy rises against fascist UK government. "Men don't wear masks." - Lewis Prothero
R.I.P. John Hurt, Tim Pigott-Smith, Adrian Biddle.
Filmed 2005, Germany, England, Chicago. Budget $54M; Worldwide Gross $132M. Exceptional DVD quality.