• The Conversation (2020)

The Conversation

Release Date: March 20th, 2020

PG |1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary

A paranoid, secretive surveillance expert has a crisis of conscience when he suspects that a couple, on whom he is spying, will be murdered.

Cast: Harrison Ford , Gene Hackman , Frederic Forrest , John Cazale , Teri Garr , Allen Garfield , Cindy Williams

Director: Francis Ford Coppola

Genres: Drama , Mystery , Thriller

Production Co: Directors Company,The Coppola Company,American Zoetrope,Paramount Pictures

Distributors: Rialto Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    As he is played by Gene Hackman in The Conversation, an expert wiretapper named Harry Caul is one of the most affecting and tragic characters in the movies. show more

  • 88
    Slant Magazine

    The Conversation perfectly encapsulates the disaffection, alienation, and paranoia infecting America’s body politic in the era of Watergate, the wiretapping scandal that brought down the Nixon administration, though the timing of the film’s release was coincidental. show more

  • 100
    Angie ErrigoEmpire

    Another great, landmark American film of the '70s. show more

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