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Trailers From Hell: Josh Olson on Coppola’s ‘The Conversation’

Trailers From Hell: Josh Olson on Coppola's 'The Conversation'

Check out screenwriter Josh Olson ("A History of Violence") introducing Francis Ford Coppola's 1974 masterpiece "The Conversation":

Sandwiched in between his two Godfather triumphs, Francis Coppola’s tense thriller is a quietly malevolent masterpiece. Gene Hackman plays his reputedly favorite role as an obsessive surveillance expert whose recordings of a possible murder put him in jeopardy.  Partially inspired by Antonioni’s Blow Up, this is the kind of grown-up movie they just don’t make anymore–remarkable in its time and still impressive today despite the intervening leaps in technology.

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