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It's not a secret message, just a simple instruction. You just need to look at the whole interchange: Bond: Dry Martini. Bartender: Oui, monsieur. Bond: Wait... three measures of Gordon's; one of vodka; half a measure of Kina Lillet. Shake it over ice, and add a thin slice of lemon peel. Bartender: Yes, sir. Tomelli: You know, I'll have one ...


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You must have overlooked how Bond put a tracker/microphone on Le Chiffre's inhaler: In the elevator he asks Vesper to open the envelope while he puts a wireless earpiece in his ear: He takes the gun while holding a phone in his left hand: The phone displays Le Chiffre's position: So yes, Bond had a plan.


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The 2006 film "Casino Royale" marks a reboot of the series and not a continuation of the previous films From Wikipedia article for Casino Royale (2006 film): Casino Royale reboots the series, establishing a new timeline and narrative framework not meant to precede or succeed any previous Bond film In the context of Bond chronology "Casino ...


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Vesper's initial mission from the organization (later found out to be Quantum) was not to steal the money, but to sabotage Bond. The Organization 'kidnapped' Vesper's boyfriend in order to blackmail her in exchange for his life, for which her mission was to ruin Bond's chances of winning. This is because Quantum want Le Chiffre to win. They were the ones ...


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Could be "good evening" in German (Google pronunciation - it's a bit mechanical). Compare to Bond in this video at 32:22. Really hard to tell.


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I don't think that had any kind of deeper message to it. Bond was ordering a rather complex drink from the waiter, part of which consisted of some kind of fruit (don't know what exactly, a piece of lemon peel maybe?). After that everybody else joined him and ordered the same, only that Felix didn't want the "fruit" in it. I don't really think there was any ...


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Without the money to pay back his investors, Le Chiffre will be looking for a deal with someone else to keep him alive; almost certainly the intelligence services of a global power. MI5 and CIA both want to bring Le Chiffre in so they can make a protection deal (against what emerges to be SPECTRE, a deal which almost certainly would have been ineffective), ...


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In Spectre, all links are connected to previous Bond stories. Here are the links as per my understanding: Spectre: Bond and Franz Oberhauser are brothers. After the younger Bond was orphaned, Oberhauser's father, Hannes, became his temporary guardian. Believing that Bond supplanted his role as son, Oberhauser killed his father and staged his own death. He ...


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As for how bond finds out Le Chiffre is bluffing was due to the aspect of the previous game they play (one before the game where Bond actually loses everything) where Le Chiffre simply ups the ante with nothing but wins the game at the dealing of the river. At the top of my hat I believe this is the dialogue which ensues between Bond, Vesper and their ...


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Since you are not aware of the nuances of the game Poker, I won't delve into it and restrict myself strictly to what was shown in the movie. If you have observed, Le Chiffre used to place his left hand near his wounded eye at times during play. That was his physical tell. A tell in poker is a change in a player's behavior or demeanor that is claimed by ...


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I would assume it means no lemon


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Most movies do not try to maintain a consistent geography of real life places. To say there are countless examples of stuff like this would be an understatement - I would guess over 90% of films have scenes where characters go down the street, turn a corner, and wind up in an entirely different part of the city. The intent is always to serve the needs of ...


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It is a little joking throwaway line, but I think it directly relates to her earlier dialogue, when she says In the old days if an agent did something that embarrassing he'd have a good sense to defect. That might be what she is missing in this particular situation, a way for Bond to easily "dispose" himself without making MI6 any further shame. If she ...


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This is a bit of a non-answer, but having watched the scene(s) many times and scoured the Internet, I'm going to say it's just a movie mistake. It's certainly identified as such (continuity error) on most Movie Mistake websites. My only reasoning is thus: one, there doesn't appear to be another solution and one is unlikely forthcoming and; two, despite the ...


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I believe it was implied to be Le-Chiffre because when Bond thwarts the bomb plot he was the one who lost heavily (totaling $101,206,000) because of bond's action since he invested on stocks against the Skyfleet. Le-Chiffre is shown to be a poker prodigy in the movie I don't think it would've taken him long enough to figure out the loose-ends which might'...


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As other posts mentioned, hold the fruit means without the lemon peel. Since Bond's drink ends up being poisoned in the next scene, it could be that Felix feared that Bond might be poisoned and wanted to make sure he didn't accidentally drink from the glass intended for Bond (they were sitting right next to each other). Obviously Felix wasn't involved in ...


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I don't think it is plothole. To open a Bank account you would need to provide certain details with which the identity of the person who is opening the account can be determined. Now imagine if you are a bad guy would you prefer to give out your account number to a government personal, with which you could be traced. You will also expose all the other ...


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At the request of the OP I'm adding this answer based on what my interpretation of this phrase in the movie meant. Bare in mind I do not drink and am quite unfamiliar with alcoholic beverages, but I do have friends who drink and my answer is based mainly on things I've picked up from listening to them talk about types of drinks they prefer. One of the key ...


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It's a phrase similar to, and in this case having the same meaning as, the phrase 'hold the x' which is an American English device for asking for something to be left out, or held back, especially from a food order. The verbs 'keep' and 'hold' here are synonymous in the sense of 'have or retain possession of' and so can be used interchangeably to mean the ...


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Le Chiffre is basically planting a red herring. So, in order to manipulate Bond, he implies that Mathis is the one that betrayed him and passed information along, rather than the real traitor. It has the added effect of cutting out another support leg from under Bond.



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