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The Conversation

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Original title
The Conversation
Running time
113 min.
United States United States
Francis Ford Coppola
David Shire
Bill Butler
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American Zoetrope. Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Thriller. Mystery | Psychological Thriller. Crime
Synopsis / Plot
Harry Caul is a nationally known expert on surveillance. The Director of a large company has hired him to record the conversations of two of the Director's employees. Some years previous, Harry's work directly led to the murder of three people, and now he has reason to fear that it will happen again.
1974: 3 Nominations for Oscar: Best Movie, Sound, Original Screenplay
1974: Golden Globes: 4 Nominations, including Best Film - Drama
1974: BAFTA Awards: Best Editing and Best Soundtrack. 5 Nominations
1974: Cannes Film Festival: Golden Palm - Best Movie
1974: National Board of Review: Best Film
1974: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated Best Actor (Hackman) & Best Screenplay
1974: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1974: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Drama Screenplay
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