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'V For Vendetta' producer talks about '1984' effect.

    February 13, 2006
Source: www.superherohype.com

"Well it's a bit like George Orwell writing "1984", isn't it really? But he sort of died before he could actually see what happened to that," says 'V for Vendetta' producer David Lloyd about the graphic novel's near-future setting. "But yeah, 1997 was quite a distance in the future and the way things were going, at the time, you know, we had the Margaret Thatcher period, and she was doing some really terrible things there. There was kind of an ultra-conservative agenda the government was putting into practice. And you know, it was the time to do something like that."More...

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