dimarts, 20 d’octubre de 2009

dimecres, 14 d’octubre de 2009

V

Fa relativament poc, uns bons amics em van regalar el còmic V for Vendetta, un grap còmic, molt recomanable.

Lògicament jo coneixia l'adaptació cinematogràfica que ja s'havia fet. No tot és igual, però es segueix bastant fidelment a la novel·la. Ara bé, hi ha una escena al còmic que no apareix a la pel·lícula i que almenys a mi, em va cridar l'atenció.

Per posar-nos en contexte, per si cal, el protagonista de la història és un anarquista que lluita contra un govern totalitarista, el còmic està ambientat en una posible Anglaterra després d'una gran guerra.

En aquesta escena de la que parlo, el protagonista puja a un teulat, a on hi ha una estàtua d'una dona que simbolitza la Justícia, al final, V posa una bomba a l'estàtua i la fa explotar. Aquest és el diàleg imaginari entre el protagonista i la Justícia abans de l'atemptat, espero que als autors del còmic no els importi si el cito:

V: "Hello, dear lady. A lovely evening, is it not ? Forgive me for intruding. Perhaps you were intending to take a stroll. Perhaps you were merely enjoying the view. No matter. I thought that it was time we had a little chat, you and I. Ahh... I was forgetting that we are not properly introduced. I do not have a name. You can call me V. Madam Justice.... this is V."

Justícia: "Good evening, V."

V: "Hello Madam Justice. There. Now we know each other. Actually, I've been a fan of yours for quite some Time. Oh, I know what you're thinking... "The poor boy has a crush on me... and adolescent infatuation". I beg your pardon, Madam. It isn't like that at all.

I've long admired you... albeit only from a distance. I used to stare at you from the streets below when I was a child. I'd say to my father: "Who is that lady?" and he'd say: "That's Madam Justice." and I'd say: "Isn't she pretty?".

Please don't think it was merely physical. I know you're not that sort of girl. No, I loved you as a person. As an Ideal.

That was a long time ago. I'm afraid there's someone else now..."

Justícia: "What? V! For shame! You have betrayed me for some harlot, some vain and pouting hussy with painted lips and a knowing smile!"

V: "I Madam? I beg to differ! It was your infidelity that drove me to her arms!

Ah-ha! That surprised you, didn't it? You thought I didn't know about your little fling. But I do. I know everything!

Frankly I wasn't surprised when I found out. You always did have an eye for a man in uniform."

Justícia:" Uniform? why! I'm sure I don't know what you're talking about. It was always you, V. You were the only one..."

V: "Liar! Slut! Whore! Deny that you let him have his way with you, him with his armbands and jack boots!

Well! Cat got your tongue!

Very well. So you stand revealed at last. You are no longer my justice. You are his justice now, you have bedded another. Well two can play at that game!"

Justice: "Sob! Choke! wh-who is she, V? What is her name?"

V: "Her name is anarchy. And she has taught me more as a mistress that you ever did!

She has taught me that justice is meaningless without freedom. She is honest. She makes no promises and breaks none. Unlike you Jezebel. I used to wonder why you could never look me in the eye. Now I know.

So Goodbye dear Lady. I would be saddened by our parting even now, save that you are no longer the woman I once loved."

Desgraciadament actual encara no ?