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James Bond would not be as popular as it is if there were not such interesting characters to watch ...

As a matter of fact, not only does a Bond film be full of action and suspence, but it also offers great scenes especially thanks to them : the Bond girls are essential in the production of a Bond film. A strategic role at first sight : What is an American block-buster without a female character whose sex-appeal is oversized ? It is not an American block-buster. Bond girls often have double entendres names : "Kissy" (You only live twice), "Honey Ryder" (Dr. No) and the famous "Pussy Galore" (Goldfinger). This explains quite Honey Ryder in Dr. No well the relationship between them and James. Furthermore, as we can enjoy on the pictures, Bond is a quite demanding person concerning his girlfriends. Can such a beautiful girl really be usefull in the history ? Surprisingly yes ! In Die another day, not only does Wai Lin reject Bond's attempt at seduction, but she also contributes to the destruction of Carver's ship. Besides, in Goldeneye, Natalya hacks the ennemy station Goldeneye.

Wai Lin in Die another day

A deeper interest : Why to act in a Bond film ? For the honor to be submissive. To take part in a Bond film is not a common role, it transforms a career. For instance, Ursula Andress (Honey Ryder) and Carole Bouquet (Melina Havelock) came to fame thanks to their role as a Bond girl.

. Perfect figure. Xenia Onatopp in Goldeneye . In You only live twice. Bérénice Marlohe. although people are questionning about the Yellow peril. Pussy Galore in Goldfinger In Goldfinger. Even if she appears in only one dialog with Bond at the beginning. As a matter of fact.. benefited from Skyfall to acquire her fame. The usual things. In Diamonds are forever. A sinful mouth.] Gold hair.” However. [. who was unknown a few months ago. besides Fleming's chauvinism. Grey eyes.More recently. she is now installed in Los Angeles and has acted in Torrence Malick with the famous Ryan Gosling et Natalie Portman. In addition. Natalya Simonova excels in computer science. the Bond girls are skilled and possess intellectual assets that even Bond can envy. the image reflected by women has evolved for the last 50 years. Pussy Galore clearly affirms her homosexuality. Séverine in Skyfall Are all the women wicked or submissive ? Sure they are. since Goldeneye in 1995. And of course she’s got to be witty and poised and know how to dress and play cards and so forth. Xenia Onatopp is a seasoned fighter pilot. Aki appears to be the precious partner of Bond. the film directors have had to adapt their films to the current social context. Gloria Hendry acts the Bond girl Rosie Carver in favor of the Blacksploitation.The Ian Fleming's description of the ideal women is crystal clear : “Somebody who can make Sauce Bearnaise as well as love. In Live and let die.