Cover image for Ian Fleming's From Russia with love
Title:
Ian Fleming's From Russia with love
Edition:
Ultimate ed.
Publication Information:
[Los Angeles, CA] : MGM Home Entertainment ; Beverly Hills, CA : Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2008]
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details:
DVD, widescreen presentation (1.66:1), Dolby digital DTS surround 5.1, NTSC.
Target Audience:
MPAA rating: PG.
Language:
English
Language Note:
In English or dubbed French, with English, French, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, or Thai subtitles.

Closed-captioned.
General Note:
Based on the novel by Ian Fleming.

DVD release of the 1963 motion picture.

Special features: feature film with frame-by-frame digital restoration; audio commentary featuring director Terence Young; audio commentary featuring members of the cast and crew, Inside 'From Russia with love', Ian Fleming interviews; animated story sequence; original trailers, TV spots and radio communications; more.
Contents:
[Disc 1] Feature film -- [disc 2] Special features.
Abstract:
James Bond travels to Istanbul to retrieve a top secret Soviet decoding machine, but his mission is put in jeopardy when he falls in love with a sexy Russian double agent.
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From Russia With Love, the second in the series of James Bond films, is the film that solidifies all the Bond film elements into a formula -- the action sequences are intensified and lend greater tension to the proceedings; John Barry's inimitable score makes its first appearance; and Sean Connery as Bond has nailed down his role as 007 -- accentuating Bond's stylishness and sophistication, while toning down his cold-bloodedness. In From Russia With Love, the bad guys don't want to take over the world. They want something more mundane -- a Russian decoding device. Assigned to the mission of stealing the decoding device are No. 3, former KGB agent Rosa Klebb (Lotte Lenya), and No. 5, Kronsteen (Vladek Sheybal), an expert chess player who has plotted every move of the mission. Kronsteen's plan requires using Bond's weakness for women as an element in acquiring the decoding device. Once Bond obtains the decoding device from Russian cipher clerk Tatiana Romanova (Daniela Bianchi), SPECTRE muscleman Red Grant (Robert Shaw) is to forcibly take it from Bond and kill him. But Bond suspects a trap. Being Bond, however, he can't resist the lure of a beautiful woman. So, flaunting danger, Bond travels to Istanbul to meet Tatiana. The centerpiece of this 007 feature is the thrilling fight to the death between Bond and enemy agent Red Grant aboard the Orient Express. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi