He encounters a disfigured Blofeld, who tells him that Bond must escape before explosives are detonated or die trying to save Swann.
Spectre was estimated to have cost around 5 million, making it the most expensive Bond film and one of the most expensive films ever made.
Bond is tortured as Oberhauser discusses their shared history: 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, adopting the name Ernst Stavro Blofeld. Bond and Swann overpower him and escape, destroying the base in an explosion and leaving Blofeld to die.
It was written by John Logan, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and Jez Butterworth.
The story sees Bond pitted against the global criminal organisation Spectre and their leader Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Christoph Waltz).
After Q succeeds in preventing the Nine Eyes from going online, a struggle between M and C ends with C falling to his death.