V For Vendetta

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In James Mcteigue's film, "V for Vendetta", scenes that portray tensions between the two different characters, V and High Chancellor Adam Sutler, are what makes that "person vs. person" conflict important. Mcteigue's effective use of verbal and visual techniques varying from dialogue to different camera shots show the intensity of this conflict. Two characters in the film, V and High Chancellor Adam Sutler, show the conflict of person vs. person. Sutler is Britain's dictator while V is a fighter who believes that Sutler is wrong with what he dictates and V fights for what he believes in. A verbal technique that shows the intensity of the conflict between them is dialogue. For instance, when we first see Sutler, he says to his five subordinates,…show more content…
person between V and Sutler is camera shots. At nearly the end of the film, there is a final fight scene somewhere underground in England. Although V and Sutler do not physically fight, their first and very short meeting becomes their last. This is because Party Leader Creedy shoots and kills Sutler as a part of his deal with V. Before Sutler's death, though, V is talking to Sutler and a low angle shot is used as Sutler is on his knees crying, drenched in sweat and is held captive, while V is on his feet looking down on Sutler. V slowly comes closer to Sutler and is face to face — with the use of a close up shot of both of them — but V is still shown on a much more powerful level compared to Sutler. This shows that V has won, even though he did no harm directly to Sutler. Not only that, the use of the camera shots also gives the viewers the idea that Sutler is actually completely weak (besides being held captive in the scene), especially because Sutler always told people what to do, and didn't do anything himself. In the real world, this would be familiar in terms of "leaders" not doing anything to make a change, whether it's for the better or worse, but rather just having other people, for instance, Sutler's five subordinates, doing the work for them. The director has used camera shots to effectively show the beginning and the end of the conflict between two characters and how intense it was throughout the
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