About the film
About the painting
Evey (Portman) wakes up in the “V’s” underground hideout. “V” is surrounded by banned art works he has liberated from the vaults of the Ministry of Objectionable Material, such as Jan Van Eyck’s immortal Arnolfini Wedding Portrait of 1434. You might be asking: why would a reactionary Christian government ban the masterpieces of the pious past? Simple, according to the Wachowski’s: because conservatives hate art. Read more: V for Vendetta review by Steve Sailer .