The Conversation | reviewed by: Kyle Coleman | October 19, 2011
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Amazing acting from Hackman and Cazale, but Coppola's direction seems to lack focus at times and the pacing suffers.
genre Drama
synopsis The Conversation is a Francis Ford Coppola thriller from 1974 about a professional surveillance man who is hired to record the conversations between two workers. Yet it looks like he’s gotten into more than he’s getting paid for as information about a murder may have been recorded.
lead actors Gene Hackman | John Cazale | Frederic Forrest | Cindy Williams | Harrison Ford | Teri Garr | Allen Garfield | Elizabeth MacRae
director Francis Ford Coppola