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French connection, the - Blu Ray - Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2009] - 2 videodiscs (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

Title from container. Originally released as a motion picture in 1971. Special features: Disc 1: William Friedkin introduction to The French connection; commentary by William Friedkin; commentary by Gene Hackman and Roy Scheider; trivia track; isolated score track; enchanced for D-Box Motion Control Systems ; Disc 2: Deleted scenes; "Anatomy of a chase" featurette; "Hackman on Doyle" featurette; "Friedkin and Grosso remember the real French connection" featurette; "Scene of the crime" featurette; color timing The French connection; "Cop jazz:" the music of Don Ellis; "Rogue cop: the noir connection" featurette; "The Poughkeepsie shuffle" BBC documentary; "Making the connection: the untold stories of The French connection" featurette.

Twentieth Century Fox presents a Philip D'Antoni production ; produced by Philip D'Antoni ; screenplay by Ernest Tidyman ; directed by William Friedkin.

Music composer and conductor, Don Ellis. Music composer and conductor, Don Ellis.

Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco, Marcel Bozzuffi.

Alain Chanier is a dapper businessman from Marseilles, France. He's actually a drug lord working on a big score. He wants to sell millions of dollars worth of 89% pure heroin. Salvatore Boca is a small-time hood who is his potential buyer. Boca is being tailed by two undercover New York City narcotics police officers, James 'Popeye' Doyle and Buddy 'Cloudy' Russo. The more Popeye and Cloudy dig, the closer they get. Chanier agrees to an attempt on Popeye's life that results in a brutal train hijacking and automobile pursuit. This eventually leads to a showdown between the police and mobsters outside the city.

MPAA rating: R CHV rating: 18A.

Blu-ray disc, region A, widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby DTS-HD Master 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital mono., AVC @ 34.5 MBPS, 50 GB, dual-layer, 1080p High Definition.
This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players.

These Blu-ray discs are copy protected.

English (DTS-HD 5.1, Dolby Digital, Dolby mono.), dubbed French (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, Cantonese, English, Mandarin or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.


2252989 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2252990 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

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Police--New York (State)--New York--Drama.
Undercover operations--New York (State)--New York--Drama.
Heroin--New York (State)--New York--Drama.
Hijacking of trains--New York (State)--New York--Drama.
Policía--Nueva York (Estados Unidos : Estado)--Nueva York--Teatro.
Heroína--Nueva York (Estados Unidos : Estado)--Nueva York--Teatro.

PN1997 / .F74 2009


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