Casino Royale [videorecording] /
by Broccoli, Barbara [pro]; Wilson, Michael G [pro]; Purvis, Neal [aus]; Wade, Robert [aus]; Haggis, Paul [aus]; Campbell, Martin [drt]; Craig, Daniel [act]; Green, Eva [act]; Mikkelsen, Mads [act]; Dench, Judi [act]; Wright, Jeffrey [act]; Giannini, Giancarlo [act]; Murino, Caterina [act]; Abkarian, Simon [act]; Bankolé, Isaach de [act]; Christensen, Jesper [act]; Milicevic, Ivana [act]; Norman, Monty [cmp]; Fleming, Ian; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures; Columbia Pictures; Eon Productions (Firm); Stillking Films (Firm); Casino Royale Productions; Casino Royale US LLC; Babelsberg International Filmproduktion; Danjaq LLC; United Artists Corporation; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm).Material type: Visual materialPublisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Edition: [Widescreen ed.].Description: 2 videodiscs (144 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 1424815126:.Language note: In English, dubbed French or Spanish dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned. Special features disc in English with optional Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean or Thai subtitles.Title notes: $19.99 4/7/2007BRA $19.99 4/7/2007Uniform titles: Casino Royale (Motion picture : 2006).Subject(s): Bond, James (Fictitious character) -- Drama | Great Britain. MI6 -- Drama | Poker -- Tournaments -- Montenegro -- Drama | Terrorists -- Drama | Criminal behavior -- Drama | Man-woman relationships -- Drama | Gran Bretaña. MI6 -- Teatro | Bond, James (Fictitious character) -- Drama | Great Britain. MI6 -- Drama | Poker -- Tournaments -- Montenegro -- Drama | Terrorists -- Drama | Criminal psychology -- Drama | Man-woman relationship -- Drama | DVD-Video discs | Feature films | James Bond films | Adventure films | Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.) | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | Adventure -- Feature | Thriller -- Feature | Feature films | Adventure films | Suspense filmsOnline resources: Connect to reviews of this title online
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
Actor Daniel Craig assumes the role formerly occupied by such screen greats as Sean Connery, Roger Moore, and Timothy Dalton to set out on the character's very first 007 mission. James Bond has earned his "00" status by masterfully executing a pair of death-defying professional assassinations. Now assigned the task of traveling to Madagascar to spy on notorious terrorist Mollaka (Sebastien Foucan) for his maiden voyage as a 007 agent, Bond boldly goes against MI6 policy to launch an independent investigation that finds him traversing the Bahamas in search of Mollaka's notoriously elusive terror cell. Subsequently led into the company of the mysterious Dimitrios (Simon Abkarian) and his exotic girlfriend, Solange (Caterina Murino), Bond soon realizes that he is closer than ever to locating well-guarded terrorist financier Le Chiffre (Mads Mikkelsen), the man who has personally bankrolled some of the most prevalent terrorist organizations on the planet. When Bond learns that Le Chiffre is planning to partake in an upcoming high-stakes poker game to be played at Montenegro's Le Casino Royale and use the winnings to establish his financial grip on the globe, M (Judi Dench) assigns beguiling agent Vesper (Eva Green) the task of watching over the fledgling agent as he plays against Le Chiffre in a covert attempt to destroy the nefarious gambler's well-established monetary stronghold in the underworld once and for all. Bond will need more than his legendary gambling skills in order to win this dangerous game, though, and after allying himself with local MI6 field agent Mathis (Giancarlo Giannini) and CIA operative Felix Leiter (Jeffrey Wright), the endlessly suave super-spy puts on his poker face for a high-stakes game of cards in which the stakes are not measured in dollars, but human lives. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
BRA $19.99 4/7/2007
DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
In English, dubbed French or Spanish dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned. Special features disc in English with optional Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean or Thai subtitles.
Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Mads Mikkelsen, Judi Dench, Jeffrey Wright, Giancarlo Giannini, Caterina Murino, Simon Abkarian, Isaach De Bankolé, Jesper Christensen, Ivana Milicevic, Sébastien Foucan.
Director of photography, Phil Méheux ; editor, Stuart Baird ; music, David Arnold ; James Bond theme, Monty Norman ; costume designer, Lindy Hemming ; production designer, Peter Lamont ; special effects supervisor, Chris Corbould ; visual effect supervisors, Angela Barson, Val Wardlaw.
Based on the novel by Ian Fleming.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features: Becoming Bond, James Bond for real, Bond girls are forever (2006), Chris Cornell music video, trailers.
With two professional assassinations in quick succession, James Bond is quickly elevated to '00' status. Bond's first 007 mission takes him to Uganda where he is to spy on a terrorist, Mollaka. Not everything goes to plan and Bond decides to investigate, independently of MI6, in order to track down the rest of the terrorist cell. Following a lead to the Bahamas, he encounters Dimitrios and his girlfriend, Solange. He learns that Dimitrios is involved with Le Chiffre, banker to the world's terrorist organizations. Intelligence reveals that Le Chiffre is planning to raise money in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro at Le Casino Royale. MI6 assigns 007 to play against him, knowing that if Le Chiffre loses, it will destroy his organization. 'M' places Bond under the watchful eye of the beguiling Vesper Lynd. At first skeptical of what value Vesper can provide, Bond's interest in her deepens as they brave danger together and even torture at the hands of Le Chiffre. The marathon game proceeds with dirty tricks and violence, raising the stakes beyond blood money and reaching a terrifying climax.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense sequences of violent action, a scene of torture, sexual content and nudity.
Disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Special features.