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The Conversation

4 Ratings: 5.0
Action & Adventure, Drama, and Mystery & Suspense movie directed by Francis Ford Coppola

A routine wire-tapping job turns into a modern nightmare as Harry hears something disturbing in his recording of a young couple in the park.  Genre:Feature Film-Drama  Rating:PG  Release Date:8-AUG-2006  Media … see full wiki

Genre: Action, Mystery, Drama, Adventure
3 reviews about The Conversation
review by . June 25, 2011
More than any other DVD that I've rented or owned, I had the highest expectations for this, and I wasn't disappointed. Few other motion pictures deserve a good DVD edition as much as Francis Ford Coppola's introspective masterwork, a extraordinarily nuanced and deeply involved study of alienation, privacy and guilt. Coppola's flawless, unhurried direction and Gene Hackman's entirely credible performance - as a surveillance expert whose interest in an assignment involves him personally …
review by . March 05, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
After the success of the first Godfather picture, Francis Ford Coppola could do anything he wanted. He chose a very loose adaptation from the leading character and basic scenario of Michelangelo Antonioni's Blow-up, to create this both exciting and provocative thriller about a surveillance specialist who finds himself involved in a murder plot.     In Blow-up, a fashion photographer takes a picture in the park and comes to believe that he may have evidence of a murder. The difficulty …
review by . September 09, 2003
Most of us know at least one person who can compartmentalize her or his life, separating business from pleasure, career from family, etc. Such people have exceptional focus and determination. Brilliantly portrayed by Gene Hackman, Harry Caul is such a person. (Even his girlfriend Amy, played by Teri Garr, does not know where he lives.) Harry is an expert technician who is retained to conduct electronic surveillance of those identified by his clients. In effect, he is a high-tech private investigator. …
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