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THE CONVERSATION (1974) Francis Ford Coppola

  • South Orange Public Library 65 Scotland Road South Orange, NJ, 07079 United States (map)
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Surveillance expert Harry Caul is hired by a mysterious client's brusque aide to tail a young couple, Mark and Ann. Tracking the pair through San Francisco's Union Square, Caul and his associate Stan manage to record a cryptic conversation between them. Tormented by memories of a previous case that ended badly, Caul becomes obsessed with the resulting tape, trying to determine if the couple are in danger.

This film is part of our Cannes Palme d’Or Series.  Screenings are free to the public thanks to the generous support of the Friends of the South Orange Public Library.  Films will be introduced by Gerard Amsellem and a Q&A will follow the screening.  Refreshments will be served.