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The French connection

Author: Ernest TidymanPhilip D'AntoniWilliam FriedkinGene HackmanFernando ReyAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, ©2001.
Series: Five star collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
Two New York City narcotics detectives learn of a scheme to smuggle a large quantity of heroin inside an automobile being shipped from France.

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Genre/Form: French language materials
Spanish language materials
Feature films
Golden Globe winner
Car-chase films
Detective and mystery films
Film adaptations
Police films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Robin Moore; Robin Moore
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Tidyman; Philip D'Antoni; William Friedkin; Gene Hackman; Fernando Rey; Roy Scheider; Tony Lo Bianco; Don Ellis; Robin Moore; Schine-Moore Productions.; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
ISBN: 6306521372 9786306521371
OCLC Number: 48125402
Language Note: English (5.1 surround or stereo) or French (mono) language soundtrack with optional subtitles in English and Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Based on the book by Robin Moore.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1971.
Special features include: scene specific commentary by Gene Hackman and Roy Scheider ; director's commentary by William Friedkin ; original theatrical trailer ; behind-the-scenes documentary Making the connection : the untold stories ; BBC documentary Poughkeepsie shuffle ; deleted scenes documentary hosted by William Friedkin ; still gallery ; trailers ; notes by Mark Kermode inserted in container.
Credits: Music, Don Ellis ; director of photography, Owen Roizman ; film editor, Jerry Greenberg.
Cast: Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco, Marcel Bozzuffi.
Awards: Five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor (Hackman).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; bonus features not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; dolby digital, region 1, NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation.
Contents: disc 1. Feature film (104 min.); Scene specific commentary by Gene Hackman and Roy Scheider; Director's commentary; Original theatrical trailer --
disc 2. Making the connection: the untold stories: behind-the-scenes documentary; Poughkeepsie shuffle: BBC documentary; Deleted scenes documentary / hosted by William Friedkin; Still gallery; Trailers.
Series Title: Five star collection.
Other Titles: French connection (Motion picture)
Responsibility: 20th Century Fox ; a Philip D'Antoni production in association with Schine-Moore Productions ; screenplay by Ernest Tidyman ; produced by Philip D'Antoni ; directed by William Friedkin.
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Two New York City narcotics detectives learn of a scheme to smuggle a large quantity of heroin inside an automobile being shipped from France.


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