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The Conversation

Gene Hackman is brilliant as Harry Caul, the surveillance man who becomes the object of surveillance himself. Coppola's great achievement is evoking an obsessive sense of paranoia as Hackman struggles to free himself from the maze of secrecy and murder.

Year: 1974
Genre: Alice's 300 Greatest Films, Drama, Thrillers & Suspense, Cannes - Palme d'Or, Film Festivals 2003, Nick's Favourites, Best of the 1970s, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die)
Country: USA
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Starring: Teri Garr, John Cazale, Harrison Ford, Gene Hackman, Frederic Forrest, Cindy Williams, Allen Garfield
Duration: 113 Minutes
Rating: M
7.9/10
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