For Your Eyes Only
eschews the gimmickry and campiness of earlier James Bond films, concentrating instead on telling the story and maintaining suspense. Roger Moore
is back as Secret Agent 007, this time on the trail of Soviet spies while he romances the beautiful Melina, played by Carole Bouquet
. Richard Maibaum
's screenplay has very little to do with the collection of short stories that made up Ian Fleming
's For Your Eyes Only, save for the plotline involving Melina's seeking vengeance for the death of her father. The direction is by John Glen
, who'd previously done second unit work on other Bond films.