Forget James Bond, Pierce Brosnan plays a Soviet Agent, the best of the best and he will stop at nothing to carry out his assignement. Set in the time of The Cold War, which was still ongoing when the movie was made, this semi fact based thriller delivers, in Spades. With Michael Caine playing one of his inspired roles as MI-6 man the movie rushes along with purpose. Pierce has never been better as he kills and kills again. The violence is sudden and real, it shocks you. Go back to the time of the Cold War and remember.