For Your Eyes Only (1981)

Produced by Albert R Broccoli

Directed by John Glen

Screenplay by Richard Maibaum & Michael G Wilson

James Bond played by Roger Moore

 

THE VILLAIN:    Aristotle Kristatos (Julian Glover) - Greek smuggler who formerly fought with the Greek Resistance alongside Columbo, now working with the Soviets, a double-agent pretending to be loyal to the British.

 

SUB-VILLAINS:    Bald-headed man with white cat (John Hollis) - unnamed incarnation of Blofeld who appears for one last go at 007.

                                Hector Gonzales (Stefan Kalipha) - Cuban hit man hired to kill Melina Havelock's parents before they can recover the ATAC; killed by Melina Havelock.

                                Emile Leopold Locque (Michael Gothard) - enforcer in the Brussels Underworld, convicted murderer, a cold killer working for Kristatos who leaves small dove pin on the bodies of his victims in order to implicate Columbo.

                                Eric Kriegler (John Wyman) - East German biathlon champion and henchman working for the KGB and Kristatos.

                                Apostis (Jack Klaff) - hood working for Kristatos.

                                General Anatol Gogol (Walter Gotell) - although Gogol is an ally on this mission, his efforts encourage the deadly methods of Kristatos.

 

VILLAIN'S PLOT:    Kristatos plans to sell the Soviets the ATAC (Automatic Targeting Attack Communicator) system, which emits a coded transmission to order nuclear submarines to launch Polaris missiles.

 

BOND WOMEN:    Melina Havelock (Carole Bouquet) - daughter of murdered marine archaeologist, Sir Timothy Havelock, out to avenge the death of her parents.

                                Countess Lisl (Cassandra Harris) - not a real countess, an ally of Columbo, poses as an Austrian but actually English from Liverpool.

                                Bibi Dahl (Lynn-Holly Johnson) - champion skater, a protégée of Kristatos who is rejected by Bond when she climbs in his bed.

 

BONDS ALLIES:    Sir Timothy Havelock (Jack Hedley) - noted marine archaeologist; although Bond never meets Havelock, his work on behalf of the British Secret Service prior to his murder aids Bond in recovering the ATAC.

                                Milos Columbo (Topol) - warm, pistachio-eating Greek smuggler with a personal vendetta against Kristatos, known as 'the Dove'.

                                Ferrara (John  Moreno) - the British Secret Service man in Northern Italy.

                                Jacoba Brink (Jill Bennett) - former champion skater training Bibi Dahl.

 

THE BOND TEAM:    Bill Tanner, Chief of Staff (James Villiers) - runs the Secret Service operations 'while M's away'; assigns Bond to Operation Undertow.

                                    Miss Moneypenny (Lois Maxwell) - M's secretary who, for many years, enjoys a flirtatious relationship with 007.

                                    Q (Desmond Llewelyn) - the creator of Bond's lethal gadgets, aka Major Boothroyd.

                                    Sir Frederick Gray, Minister of Defence (Geoffrey Keen) - stern British government cabinet minister.

 

BOND'S GADGETS:    Lotus Esprit Turbo with self-destruct device; binocular camera; identigraph computer (matches description of suspects to database of photos); digital radio watch.

 

LOCATIONS:    London; Ionian Sea; near Madrid; Corfu; Cortina d'Ampezzo; Italy; Albania; Meteora, Greece.