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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12a
Cast
Pierce Brosnan
Halle Berry
Rosamund Pike
Toby Stephens
Directors
Lee Tamahori
Screenwriters
Neil Purvis
Robert Wade
Running Time
132 minutes

Die Another Day
The twentieth escapade for Britain's favourite spy


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Plot
Betrayed by an MI6 mole, James Bond is captured by the North Koreans, tortured and exchanged for an enemy agent. Out for revenge, 007 heads first to Havana, where he meets American agent Jinx, then to London and Iceland to investigate flamboyant entrepreneur Gustav Graves, who has created a satellite with deadly purposes.


Verdict
Not quite the birthday party we were expecting, but it's a diverting enough spectacle. The character and his careful owner are just too good to let the evident wobbles founder this universal export. You just wish the producers would learn to stop worrying


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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