The conversation

Call Number



Blu-ray version.


In English, with optional English or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield, Cindy Williams, Frederic Forrest, Michael Higgins, Elizabeth MacRae, Teri Garr, Harrison Ford.

Publication Information

Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, [2011]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (approximately 113 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


MPAA rating: PG.


Harry Caul is an expert surveillance man. A routine wiretapping job turns into a nightmare when Harry 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. Set against the backdrop of San Francisco, THE CONVERSATION is a harrowing psychological thriller that symbolizes the uneasy line where technology and privacy cross.


Originally released as a motion picture in 1974.

Special features: Audio commentary with Francis Ford Coppola ; audio commentary with editor Walter Murch ; interview with Francis Ford Coppola and composer David Shire ; "Harry Caul's San Francisco" featurette ; archival screen tests ; archival audio of Francis Ford Coppola dictating the original script ; discussion with Francis Ford Coppola about this early films exercise, "No Cigar" ; "Close-up on The Conversation" featurette ; archival on-set interview with Gene Hackman.

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