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6976CONVERSATIONCONVERSATION, THE*1974color113 minlaserdisc (Written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola; with Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield, Cindy Williams, Frederic Forrest) Francis Ford Coppola s provoking mystery-drama explores the morality of privacy and stars Gene Hackman as Harry Caul, expert surveillance man. A routine wire-tapping job turns into a modern nightmare as Harry hears something disturbing in his recording of a young couple in a park. He begins to worry about what the tape may be used for and becomes involved in a maze of secrecy and murder. (Funded by the Friends of Comparative Literature) (Restricted to use on University of Washington campuses only)