‘From Russia with Love’ (1963)

'From Russia with Love' was the second in the series of ‘James Bond’ movies.

A Soviet decryption machine ‘Lektor’ is in danger of being stolen and Agent 007 of HMSS is sent to retrieve it. Bond travels to turkey where he meets Corporal Tatiana Romanova, a Soviet defector.

During his search of the machine, he confronts the ruthless SPECTRE agents Rosa Klebb and Red Grant. During the course of investigations it is revealed that SPECTRE enticed Bond with ‘Lektor’ to kill him for ruining their plans by killing Dr. No.

The organization also plans to destabilize world order by exposing Soviet weaknesses and becoming a world power by weakening the two superpowers...

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These are the main characters of the movie, and the actors/actresses who played them:

  • James Bond (Sean Connery)
  • Rosa Klebb (Lotte Lenya)
  • Tatiana Romanova (Daniela Bianchi)
  • Donald 'Red' Grant (Robert Shaw)
  • M (Bernard Lee)
  • Miss Moneypenny (Lois Maxwell)
  • Sylvia Trench (Eunice Gayson)
  • Vavra (Francis De Wolff)
  • Vida (Aliza Gur)
  • Kronsteen (Vladek Sheybal)

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Agent Y's Opinion

The plot of this movie deviated slightly from the original Fleming novel and made it more interesting. Supporting actors have done a wonderful job and outshine Connery himself. Although the pace is slow but its wonderful plot makes this an excellent movie.

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