Parents need to know that the french connection is a 1971 movie that is filled with frequent profanity including fk violence and questionable behaviorthe two lead characters nypd detectives are in more of an antihero vein racists drinkers smokers and womanizers who engage in lawenforcement practices that dont seem entirely by.
Excellent movie of course but the filmmaker signature series release is the best copy to own and its not even close the first bluray release had brutally awful color timing and its just baffling what friedkin was thinking when he approved it.
Critics consensus realistic fastpaced and uncommonly smart the french connection is bolstered by stellar performances by gene hackman and roy scheider not to mention william friedkins.
the french connection was the nickname of a forward line that played for the buffalo sabres of the national hockey league from 1972 until 1979 the line consisted of hall of famer gilbert perreault at centre and allstars rick martin and rene robert at left wing and right wing respectivelyall three players were frenchcanadians from quebec.
french connection ii sequel or no comes off as more of a felt work and what i make contact with through it is a director.
John frankenheimer may be the best director that modern movie lovers have never heard of he was always ahead of his time and never compromising.
A few days after seeing the french connection in a theater i was asked to pick up my mother at my aunts apartment in coney island i parked my car and started walking towards a nondescript building among a number of similar buildings.
New york city detectives popeye doyle gene hackman and buddy russo roy scheider hope to break a narcotics smuggling ring and ultimately uncover the french connection.
A french police magistrate spends years trying to take down one of the countrys most powerful drug rings.