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The Spy Who Loved Me

  • Film

Time Out says

Bond for Britain: 007's spectacular ski jump is aided by an ostentatious Union Jack parachute; caught in bed by his superiors, Bond smirks that he's keeping the British end up. Something of a straggler from the campy late '60s, this one mainly pushes the myth of British technological wizardry. Patriotic schoolboy flagwaving is accompanied by pre-pubescent sexuality and puerile innuendoes. Britain, Russia, and Martini-style locations conspire to thwart Curd Jürgens from destroying the world. The film has its moments - Kiel's indestructible heavy racks up a good score - but the rest is desperately weak. Interesting that a film which seems so often on the verge of impotence should boast so many phallic substitutes.
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Release Details

  • Duration:125 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Lewis Gilbert
  • Screenwriter:Christopher Wood, Richard Maibaum
  • Cast:
    • Roger Moore
    • Barbara Bach
    • Curd Jürgens
    • Richard Kiel
    • Caroline Munro
    • Walter Gotell
    • Geoffrey Keen
    • Bernard Lee
    • George Baker
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