Casino Royale / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; Columbia Pictures ; Albert R. Broccoli's Eon Productions Ltd presents ; screenplay by Neal Purvis & Robert Wade and Paul Haggis ; produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli ; directed by Martin Campbell ; a Stillking, Casino Royale Productions, Casino Royale US LLC, Babelsberg Film co-production.
- ISBN: 1424815126
- ISBN: 9781424815128
- Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (144 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: 2-disc widescreen edition.
- Publisher: Culver City, CA : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer : 
- Copyright: ©2007
Based on the novel by Ian Fleming.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Disc 1. Feature film: Double 0 status -- Freedom banking -- Fancy footwork -- You can run -- Embassy heat -- Island retreat -- Risky wager -- After hours questioning -- Miami showcase -- Unveiling operation -- Manipulative maneuver -- Game of luck -- Relationship briefing -- Sizing up the competition -- Calling the shots -- Cutting their losses -- Raising the stakes -- Arrogance happens -- Dirty martini -- Big blind -- Vesper -- Simplest torture -- Trust games -- Tell tales -- New ventures -- Red handed -- Sinking feelings -- Double blind.
Disc 2. Special features: Becoming Bond / produced and directed by Rob Done ; narrator, Rob Brydon ; Special Treats Productions (2006) (26 min.) -- James Bond: For real / produced and directed by Rob Done ; narrator, Rob Brydon ; Special Treats Productions (2006) (24 min.) -- Bond girls are forever / host, Maryam D'Abo ; written and produced by Maryam D'Abo, John Watkin ; directed by John Watkin ; MGM ; Planet Grande Pictures (2006) (51 min.); Chris Cornell music video (4 min.); Trailers (13 min.).
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Director of photography, Phil Mȟeux ; editor, Stuart Baird ; production designer, Peter Lamont ; music, David Arnold ; costume designer, Lindy Hemming ; special effects supervisor, Chris Corbould ; free running stunts by Sb̌astien Foucan ; James Bond theme, Monty Norman ; visual effect supervisors, Angela Barson, Val Wardlaw.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Daniel Craig (James Bond), Eva Green (Vesper Lynd), Mads Mikkelsen (Le Chiffre), Giancarlo Giannini (Mathis), Caterina Murino (Solange), Simon Abkarian (Alex Dimitrios), Isaach De Bankol (̌Steven Obanno), Jesper Christensen (Mr. White), Ivana Milicevic (Valenka), Tobias Menzies (Villiers), Claudio Santamaria (Carlos), Sb̌astien Foucan (Mollaka), Jeffrey Wright (Felix Leiter), Judi Dench (M).
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 ga
|Target Audience Note:||
MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense sequences of violent action, a scene of torture, sexual content and nudity; Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A not recommended for children, violence.
|System Details Note:||
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround; anamorphic widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 2.40:1.
In English, dubbed French or Spanish with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned. Special features: In English with optional subtitles in Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, or Thai.
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