The Resource The conversation, the Directors Company presents ; written by Francis Ford Coppola ; co-producer, Fred Roos ; produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola ; a Coppola Company production

The conversation, the Directors Company presents ; written by Francis Ford Coppola ; co-producer, Fred Roos ; produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola ; a Coppola Company production

Label
The conversation
Title
The conversation
Statement of responsibility
the Directors Company presents ; written by Francis Ford Coppola ; co-producer, Fred Roos ; produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola ; a Coppola Company production
Title variation
Francis Ford Coppola's The conversation
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Production designer
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A routine wiretapping job turns into a nightmare when Harry, a surveillance man, hears something disturbing in his recording of a young couple in a park. His investigation of the tape and how it might be used sends Harry spiraling into a web of secrecy, murder, and paranoia
Member of
Awards note
  • Named to the National Film Registry in 1995 by the Library of Congress
  • Nominee, Best Picture (Francis Ford Coppola), Best Sound (Walter Murch, Art Rochester), Best Writing, Original Screenplay (Francis Ford Coppola), 1975 Academy Awards (U.S.A.)
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • Conversation (Motion picture)
  • Conversation (Motion picture)
  • Conversation (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Production designer, Dean Tavoularis ; editor, Richard Chew ; music, David Shire ; director of photography, Bill Butler
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
In English; with dubbed French soundtrack
LC call number
  • PN1997
  • PN1997
LC item number
  • .C66 2010
  • .C742 2010
PerformerNote
Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield, Frederic Forrest, Cindy Williams, Michael Higgins, Elizabeth Mac Rae, Teri Garr, Harrison Ford
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1939-
  • 1936-1978
  • 1939-2020
  • 1947 August 22-
  • 1920-2008
  • 1944-
  • 1942-
  • 1921-
  • 1940-
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  • Coppola, Francis Ford
  • Roos, Fred
  • Hackman, Gene
  • Cazale, John
  • Garfield, Allen
  • Forrest, Frederic
  • Williams, Cindy
  • Higgins, Michael
  • MacRae, Elizabeth
  • Garr, Teri
  • Ford, Harrison
  • Butler, Bill
  • Chew, Richard
  • Shire, David
  • Tavoularis, Dean
  • Coppola Company
  • Directors Company
  • Lions Gate Home Entertainment
  • Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
113
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Electronic surveillance
  • Paranoia
  • Wiretapping
  • Murder
  • Privacy
  • Electronic surveillance
  • Murder
Target audience
adolescent
Technique
live action
Label
The conversation, the Directors Company presents ; written by Francis Ford Coppola ; co-producer, Fred Roos ; produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola ; a Coppola Company production
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1974
  • Later videodisc printings issued by: Lionsgate
  • "Program content and package artwork: TM & copyright © 1974 by Paramount Pictures. ... Package design and summary: © MMX Lions Gate Films Inc."--Container
  • Wide screen (1.85:1)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
  • quadrophonic multichannel or surround
  • monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Optional audio feature commentaries by Francis Ford Coppola and Walter Murch -- "Close-up on The conversation" featurette -- original theatrical trailer
Control code
ocn656904192
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 113 min.)
Governing access note
Classroom use may be subject to licensing restrictions
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398125020
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
28613
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; English 5.1 Dolby Digital audio; French monaural Dolby Digital audio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The conversation, the Directors Company presents ; written by Francis Ford Coppola ; co-producer, Fred Roos ; produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola ; a Coppola Company production
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1974
  • Later videodisc printings issued by: Lionsgate
  • "Program content and package artwork: TM & copyright © 1974 by Paramount Pictures. ... Package design and summary: © MMX Lions Gate Films Inc."--Container
  • Wide screen (1.85:1)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
  • quadrophonic multichannel or surround
  • monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Optional audio feature commentaries by Francis Ford Coppola and Walter Murch -- "Close-up on The conversation" featurette -- original theatrical trailer
Control code
ocn656904192
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 113 min.)
Governing access note
Classroom use may be subject to licensing restrictions
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398125020
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
28613
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; English 5.1 Dolby Digital audio; French monaural Dolby Digital audio
Video recording format
DVD

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