Octopussy

Octopussy

A film by John Glen
Starring Roger Moore, Maud Adams, Louis Jourdan

A fake Fabergé egg and a fellow agent’s death leads James Bond to uncovering an international jewel smuggling operation, headed by the mysterious Octopussy, being used to disguise a nuclear attack on NATO forces.

This (13th) time around, 007 receives the usual call to come and visit “Mother” when another agent drops off a fake Faberge jeweled egg at the British embassy in East Berlin and is later killed at a traveling circus.

Suspicions mount when the assistant manager of the circus, Kamal (Louis Jourdan), outbids Bond for the real Faberge piece at Sotheby’s. Bond follows Kamal to India where the superspy thwarts many an ingenious attack and encounters the antiheroine of the title (Maud Adams), an international smuggler who runs the circus as a cover for her illegal operations.

It does not take long to figure out that Orlov (Steven Berkoff), a decidedly rank Russian general, is planning to raise enough money with the fake Faberges to detonate a nuclear bomb in Europe and then defeat NATO forces once and for all in conventional warfare.

 

Technical Information

Production Year
1983
Languages
English, Russian, German, Spanish
Running Time
131 mins

Past Screenings (since April 2nd, 2009)

Sunday, Jun 17, 2012
9:15pm

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