The French connection [DVD] / 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
DVD | Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment | c2001.
Available at CloverHill DVD (DVD 791.4372 FRE) plus 1 more
2 videodiscs (ca. 104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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.
Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco, Marcel Bozzuffi.
Music, Don Ellis ; director of photography, Owen Roizman ; film editor, Jerry Greenberg.
Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.85:1).
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1971.
Based on the book by Robin Moore.
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.
Two New York City narcotics detectives learn of a scheme to smuggle a large quantity of heroin inside an automobile being shipped from France.
MPAA rating: R; bonus features not rated.
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.
Academy Award: Best Picture.
D'Antoni, Philip, 1929-
Rey, Fernando, 1917-1994.
Lo Bianco, Tony.
Moore, Robin, 1925-
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