The films were often subtle allegory of the totalitarian society, and they functioned as a subversive voice within the state-controlled production.
Just think of a six hour ride through a totalitarian city when you never know when and if you are going to fall or slip or go through the wrong door at any moment.
"V" is a masked man on a double quest: he seeks revenge for his own tortured past; and he wants to overturn the futuristic totalitarian British government through the combined power of chaos and the will of the people.
Totalitarian control, thought police, grim, humorless masses - if Orwell had anticipated computers, he could have invented cyberpunk.
Is a totalitarian society controlled by overpowering soul-less entities, whether government, religion or corporation?
The citizens were relieved to see the old totalitarian regime overthrown.
Our government has began to lean continually more totalitarian during the past decade.