Rent The Conversation (1974)

3.9 of 5 from 243 ratings
1h 53min
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Synopsis:
Harry Caul is a respected but less-than-perfect surveillance expert who is wracked with self-doubt and carrying a heavy conscience since his work led to the death of two of his subjects. So when he comes to believe that his latest assignment - eavesdropping on a pair of young lovers - may end in murder, Harry can no longer avoid confronting the moral consequences of his chosen profession.
Actors:
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Directors:
Producers:
Francis Ford Coppola
Writers:
Francis Ford Coppola
Others:
Walter Murch, Richard Chew, Art Rochester, Nat Boxer, Mike Ejve, Arthur Rochester
Studio:
Buena Vista
Genres:
Classics, Thrillers
Awards:

1975 BAFTA Best Editing

1975 BAFTA Best Sound

1974 Cannes Palme d'Or

BBFC:
Release Date:
26/01/2004
Run Time:
113 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English, English Hard of Hearing, Italian
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Commentary from director Francis Ford Coppola and Editor Walter Murch
  • 'Close Up On The Conversation' featurette
BBFC:
Release Date:
31/10/2011
Run Time:
114 minutes
Languages:
English, German
Subtitles:
English, German
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Never-Before-Seen Archival Audio of Director Francis Ford Coppola Dictating the Original Script
  • Audio Commentary with Francis Ford Coppola
  • Audio Commentary with Supervising Editor Walter Murch
  • Never-Before-Seen Interview with Francis Ford Coppola and Composer David Shire
  • Never-Before-Seen Archival Screen Tests
  • Archival on-Set Interview with Gene Hackman

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Reviews (3) of The Conversation

Stunning - The Conversation review by ST

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25/08/2018

Stunning classic, fabulous soundtrack, great acting, amazing shots- and young Harrison Ford as well.

1 out of 1 members found this review helpful.

One of the great films of the 70s - The Conversation review by GB

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07/01/2019

A brilliantly observed film with Gene Hackman the observer - in one of his finest performances. An absolute must.

0 out of 0 members found this review helpful.

Just OK - The Conversation review by LG

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29/11/2017

(An)alogue surveillance film by FF Coppola, the way snooping used to done but more a character study of a mans vocation consuming his very being... 3.5 stars

0 out of 2 members found this review helpful.

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