Die Another Day: Special Edition (2002)

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Released 3-Jun-2003
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In DIE ANOTHER DAY, the 20th James Bond adventure, 007 (Pierce Brosnan) gets off to a rough start when he's captured and subsequently tortured during an assignment in North Korea. When the suave secret agent is eventually liberated, he embarks on a dangerous mission that involves tracking a terrorist named Zao (Rick Yune) to Cuba, where 007 also encounters Jinx (Halle Berry), a highly formidable and alluring fellow spy. Soon Bond is back in England following a mysterious trail that leads to Gustav Graves (Toby Stephens), a flamboyant diamond mogul. After a rather bloody introduction, Graves invites 007 to Iceland, where he plans to unveil his enigmatic Icarus project. Before long, Bond and Jinx are reunited and battling Graves, Zao, and other villains bent on world domination., With this Bond instalment, directed by Lee Tamahori, 007 catches up with the 21st century, and the results are grittier and more explosive than ever before. Although it begins as one of the darkest and most violent Bond films, the intense mood of DIE ANOTHER DAY is also counterbalanced by typically clever and funny moments. Brosnan is in fine form as the iconic hero, while Berry shines as the immediately likeable Jinx. Stephens and Yune are excellent as the two main bad guys, and the rest of the cast--including Judi Dench, John Cleese, Rosamund Pike, and Michael Madsen--provide key supporting roles. With its hi-tech gadgets and special-effects-laden set pieces, DIE ANOTHER DAY clearly has its eye on the future, but in numerous scenes it also lovingly embraces the past, placing the film in the upper tier of Bond movies.
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Starring
Pierce Brosnan
Halle Berry
Toby Stephens
Rosamund Pike
Rick Yune
John Cleese
Judi Dench
Directed by
Lee Tamahori
Music
David Arnold
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding Dual
Disc
RSDL
(58:13)
Bond 2002 127:02 576i (PAL) 4
Video
Widescreen 2.40:1, 16x9 Enhanced
Audio
English Dolby Digital 5.1 EX (448Kb/s), English dts 6.1 ES Matrix (768Kb/s), English Audio Commentary Dolby Digital 2.0 (192Kb/s), English Audio Commentary Dolby Digital 2.0 (192Kb/s)
Subtitles
English, English for the Hearing Impaired, Dutch, English Audio Commentary, Dutch Audio Commentary, English Audio Commentary, Dutch Audio Commentary
Extras
Main Menu Audio & Animation, Informational Subtitles-MI6 Datastream, Audio Commentary-Lee Tamahori (Director) & Michael G. Wilson (Producer), Audio Commentary-Pierce Brosnan (Actor) & Rosamund Pike (Actor), Scene Selection Anim & Audio, Featurette-Mission Briefings (7), Featurette-Shaken & Stirred - On Ice, Storyboard Comparisons-Hovercraft Chase; Car Battle, Multiple Angles-Inter-Action Sequences (4), Featurette-Title Design; Digital Grading, Episode Introductions-Equipment Briefing (5), Gallery-Image Database (5), Theatrical Trailer, Teaser Trailer-2, TV Spots, Music Video-Die Another Day - Madonna, Featurette-Making of Madonna's Die Another Day, Trailer-007: Nightfire Game, Featurette-Making of 007: Nightfire, Trailer-James Bond Special Edition Collection Trailer
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