China's state-run television network shocked viewers by broadcasting "V for Vendetta", an anarchist-themed film showing an uprising against an authoritarian government.
Actors Natalie Portman and Hugo Weaving, pictured before the Warner Bros. Premiere of "V for Vendetta" at the Rose Theater in New York, on March 13, 2006. China's state-run television network has shocked viewers by broadcasting the movie, an anarchist-themed film showing an uprising against an authoritarian government.
Chinese Internet users expressed surprise after watching the broadcast, circulating subversive lines from the movie including: "The people should not be afraid of the government, the government should be afraid of the people."
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