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A Bond for Life: How James Bond Changed My Life (2016)

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The non-profit Fan Documentary 'A Bond For Life' retraces the past 20 years in the life of a James Bond fan.

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Benjamin Lind

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Benjamin Lind
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Credited cast:
Benjamin Lind Benjamin Lind ... Self / Narrator (voice)
Mads Mikkelsen ... Self
Luciana Paluzzi ... Self
Tonia Sotiropoulou ... Self
Nikki Van der Zyl ... Self
David Arnold ... Self
Götz Otto ... Self
Béatrice Libert Béatrice Libert ... Self
Martine Beswick ... Self
Don Black ... Self
Ken Adam ... Self
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ashley Allen Ashley Allen ... Self
Keith Allen Keith Allen ... Self
Christoph Egger Christoph Egger ... Self
Peter Greenhill Peter Greenhill ... Self
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The non-commercial Fan Documentary 'A Bond for Life' retraces the past 20 years in the life of a James Bond fan - from being exposed to Bond for the first time in 1996 until the world premiere of 'SPECTRE' in 2015. Partly filmed on original Bond locations across Europe, the film takes viewers on a colorful journey through difficult and challenging times of the narrator. Beside Bond experts and fans from across the globe, Special Guest Stars such as film composer David Arnold, actress Nikki van der Zyl, Lyricist and Academy Award Winner Don Black, Production Designer and Academy Award Winner Sir Ken Adam as well as actors Mads Mikkelsen and Götz Otto share their experiences with James Bond. The aim is to deliver an entertaining Fan-Documentary with an important message: That you can achieve a lot when you believe in yourself and learn to stand on your own two feet. Another reason is the possibility, to reach a significant amount of donations for UNICEF on a European level and thereby ... Written by Benjamin Lind

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The screening in Madrid, Spain, on 23 July 2016 raised a total of 468,50 Euros for UNICEF. The film was shown at the Artistic Metropol Cinema in cooperation with the Spanish James Bond Club "Archivo007". See more »

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Unusual but passionate achievement
4 October 2016 | by cw-35184See all my reviews

I saw this film at the Cinestrange Filmfestival and was worried about the runtime at first. But the 2 hrs are well worth it as the film has a wonderful narrative style. I also loved the look of the film with the many locations and the occasional use of black and white footage. Loved the interviews with the many guest stars...being a die-hard Hannibal fan, the one with Mads Mikkelsen was of course my favorite :) I was very surprised that the film was made with very little money but instead with a high level of competence and artistic vision. It must have been a painstaking process to put all of it together and make it tell a story. This again shows that independent films can really be great entertainment. It is an unusual film made with love and passion, not strictly focused on Bond for 2 hrs which I thought was a good thing. When you have a chance to see it somewhere, I highly recommend it!

Carola Wagner


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Germany

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English

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12 March 2016 (Germany) See more »

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EUR5,000 (estimated)
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