‘You Only Live Twice’ (1967)


'You only live twice' is the fifth installment in the Bond Franchise starring Sean Connery.

James Bond is sent to investigate the strange disappearance of American and Soviet Capsules near the Japanese Sea.

While the two super powers are accusing and threatening each other British government suspects the criminal organization SPECTRE behind these hijackings. On M’s instructions James Bond participates in a farce to fake his own murder which will allow him to investigate without interference.

He works with the Japanese Secret Service head Tanaka and a beautiful Japanese agent Kissy Suzuki in Japan and discovers that large quantities of liquid fuel are being sent to unknown person. It emerges that Ernst Blofeld, the leader of SPECTRE is using a space craft to capture the space capsules.

He locates Blofeld’s Headquarter in a hollow volcano and is captured trying to infiltrate the facility...

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Cast

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

  • James Bond (Sean Connery)
  • Kissy Suzuki (Mie Hama)
  • Tiger Tanaka (Tetsuro Tamba)
  • Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Donald Pleasence)
  • M (Bernard Lee)
  • Q (Desmond Llewelyn)
  • Helga Brandt (Karin Dor)
  • Miss Moneypenny (Lois Maxwell)
  • Dikko Henderson (Charles Gray)

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Agent Y's Opinion


This movie follows the formula mastered by ‘Thunderbird’. Unfortunately Blofeld remains the only interesting adversary of Bond in the entire movie. Other than some lame characters, this movie does not disappoint.



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