Quantum of Solace
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In the spectacular opening sequence of the movie Quantum of Solace (2008), Bond in his Aston Martin DBS is chased by villains in two black Alfa Romeo 159 sedans.

by Remmert van Braam

From April 29 - May 10th 2008, the Bond film crew settled in the town of Bregenz, Austria, to film the Tosca Opera scene for Quantum of Solace. Bond Lifestyle's Remmert van Braam was lucky enough to be on the set as an extra.

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In the movie Quantum of Solace (2008), villain Dominic Greene (played by Mathieu Amalric) wears a pair of Cutler and Gross 0425 Brown Stripe sunglasses. The glasses are worn by Greene in Haiti when he meets general Medrano.

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Thanks to the Christie's Bond at 50 auction in 2012, we know that a David Linley letter knife and letter tray were on M’s desk in Quantum of Solace (2008). The auction sold the letter knife and tray including a prop letter, envelop and a note.

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In M's office in the film Quantum of Solace (2008), a Louis Poulsen PH 4/3 table lamp can be spotted. The lamp stands behind M (Judi Dench) in the office filled with Interstuhl chairs and Bene furniture.

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James Bond (Daniel Craig) drives a Volvo S40 T5 rental car in Austria in the film Quantum of Solace (2008). The car be seen in the film when Bond drives it through the Austrian town of Feldkirch, towards the Theatre in Bregenz.

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Following in the footsteps of Bond on Set: Filming Die Another Day and Bond on Set: Filming Casino Royale, the 2008 publication Bond on Set: Filming Quantum of Solace features movie stills, photographs, and behind-the-scenes info from the 22nd Bond film featuring Daniel Craig.

James Bond auction 2012

David Arnold, composer of 5 Bond films, is auctioning off a brilliant piece of James Bond memorabilia for a poverty fighting charity CARE International – the charity he is an ambassador for. This limited edition promotional Samsonite attaché briefcase was presented to David Arnold, the composer of the film score for Tomorrow Never Dies, for his contribution to the production.

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Heineken has been a partner of the James Bond film franchise since Tomorrow Never Dies (1998), but James Bond himself only drinks the Dutch beer in the latest film SkyFall (2012). Though beer drinking may seem like a radical departure for 007, it is not the first time he’s had a beer, either on screen or on the page.

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Jeffrey Wright, who plays CIA Agent Felix Leiter in the recent Bond movies Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace, wears a Hamilton Khaki X-Wind Automatic watch in Quantum of Solace.

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James Bond (played by Daniel Craig) wears a black leather Prada belt in the movie Quantum of Solace.

When M and Bond visit Mitchell's apartment in the movie Quantum of Solace, we can hear M's ringtone on her Sony Ericsson G700 (Mineral Grey).

Download the ringtone below. It's a 30 second repetition of the same sound and available as MP3 or WAV file.

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The wallpaper seen on M's laptop and on Bill Tanner's computer in the movie Casino Royale. Many copies of this wallpaper exist. This particular version was created by George Zareba in 2007-2008. Check your screen resolution and download the right size.

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James Bond only settles for the best, and so do his wealthy enemies. So when they travel to and from Austria in Quantum of Solace, they fly a Bombardier Challenger 604 private jet from Ocean Sky. Ocean Sky is one of the leading private jet operators and jet centres specialising in business jet charter and aircraft charter.

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Olga Kurylenko wears a Prada dress and Gina Paris shoes in the 2008 movie Quantum of Solace.

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In the 2008 movie Quantum of Solace, we see the new ultra modern office of M. M herself is sitting on an Silver Chair 262S, and there are two empty Silver Chair 101S in the room. The room on the other side of the glass wall is furnished by Bene.

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Cerro Paranal, in the Atacama desert in Chile, home of the ESO Very Large Telescope, has been chosen as one of the settings for the James Bond movie, Quantum of Solace (2008). The location features as a Hotel Perla de las Dunas, the location where Greene and General Medrano meet to finalise the coup. Bond infiltrates the hotel, kills the Chief of Police and confronts Greene.

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In the movie Quantum of Solace, Camille (played by Olga Kurylenko) drives around in a small Ford Ka. She uses the car in Haiti. The car belongs to the Greene Planet organisation: it has the Greene logo all over the car.

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Villa Le Torre, located near Talamone (6km), in Southern Tuscany, Italy, is featured in the James Bond film Quantum of Solace. Bond, after leaving the Tosca Opera in Bregenz, visits René Mathis (and his girlfriend) in this beautiful villa and asks him to come and help him in Bolivia.

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In Quantum of Solace Fernando Guillén Cuervo (who plays the Chief of Police) wears vintage Boris Becker 4804C sunglasses from the 1980s.

by David Zaritsky

 

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In Quantum of Solace James Bond can be spotted in two different versions of the Range Rover Sport.

First, Bond is driven by someone else to the MI6 headquarters in London, in a black Right Hand Drive Sport HSE, license plate BJ57 OGD.

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Tom Ford is Bond's tailor for the 2008 movie Quantum of Solace and the 2012 movie SkyFall.

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Camille Montes, played by Olga Kurylenko, in Quantum of Solace (2008) wears some of the stunning pieces from Jasper Conran's Summer 2008 collection.

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In the 2008 movie Quantum of Solace, James Bond picks up a suitcase at Hotel Dessalines. This case is a ZERO Halliburton Special Edition Q4-PS, 4" business case. Another, unidentified, ZERO Halliburton suitcase can be seen during the scenes in the Perla De Las Dunas hotel.

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In the movie Quantum of Solace, when Bond visits Haiti, he wears cream coloured Levi's 306 STA-PREST jeans, with a black shirt, Church's Ryder III shoes and later a blue Adidas Y3 jacket.

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In the formal situations in Quantum of Solace, Daniel Craig sports the Church Philip in Black Calf, full leather with Oak bark soles. Bond wears the shoes at Greene's party in Bolivia, and in the following scenes, where Bond and Camille fly over the desert and their airplane is shot down.

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In Quantum of Solace, Daniel Craig sports the Church Ryder III in dark brown suede with rubber sole (as shown by the photo of Craig, Forster and Mathieu Almaric - you can see the circles on the sole). 

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Avon, the leading global beauty company, created the Bond Girl 007 fragrance to be associated with the 2008 James Bond film Quantum of Solace, although the product can't be seen in the movie.

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A Limited Edition version of the Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 2201.50.00 watch worn by Daniel Craig in Quantum of Solace.

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