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The conversation

Title
The conversation / Paramount ; The Directors Company presents ; written by Francis Ford Coppola ; co-producer, Fred Roos ; produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
ISBN
9786313702770
6313702778
Publication
Santa Monica, California : Lions Gate Entertainment, [2010]
Copyright Notice Date
©2010
Physical Description
1 videodisc (113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes
Wide screen (1.85:1).
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974.
Production designer, Dean Tavoularis ; editor, Richard Chew ; music, David Shire ; director of photography, Bill Butler.
English or French dialogue with optional subtitles in English for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Named to the National Film Registry in 1995 by the Library of Congress.
Nominee, Best Picture (Francis Ford Coppola), Best Sound (Walter Murch, Art Rochester), Best Writing, Original Screenplay (Francis Ford Coppola), 1975 Academy Awards (U.S.A.).
Summary
A routine wiretapping job turns into a nightmare when Harry, a surveillance man, hears something disturbing in his recording of a young couple in a park. His investigation of the tape and how it might be used sends Harry spiraling into a web of secrecy, murder, and paranoia.
Variant and related titles
Title on container: Francis Ford Coppola's The conversation
Conversation (Motion picture)
Conversation (Motion picture). French.
Format
Images / Video & Film
Language
English; French
Added to Catalog
May 02, 2018
Credits
Production designer, Dean Tavoularis ; editor, Richard Chew ; music, David Shire ; director of photography, Bill Butler.
Cast
Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield, Frederic Forrest, Cindy Williams, Michael Higgins, Elizabeth Mac Rae, Teri Garr, Harrison Ford.
System details note
DVD; NTSC; region 1; English 5.1 Dolby Digital audio; French monaural Dolby Digital audio.
Audience
MPAA Rating: PG.
Partial contents
Special features: Optional audio feature commentaries by Francis Ford Coppola and Walter Murch
"Close-up on The conversation" featurette
original theatrical trailer.
Videorecording number
28613 Lions Gate Entertainment
Genre/Form
National Film Registry.
Feature films - United States.
Detective and mystery films.
Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Detective and mystery films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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