What V’s Guy Fawkes Mask in ‘V for Vendetta’ Means After All This Time


It’s been nearly 15 years since V for Vendetta was released in theaters and there is one element  — the Guy Fawkes mask — which remains the key in understanding the movie’s core themes and message it wishes to gift you, the viewer. The meaning of the mask may seem easy enough to figure out. But, since the Warner Bros. movie’s release back on March 17, 2006, the meaning of the Guy Fawkes mask as both a symbol and a message has evolved greatly. The team assembled to bring V for Vendetta, originally a three-part graphic novel series …