The Conversation - Who's Tracking Who?

In this video, Julian breaks down the opening sequence of Francis Ford Coppola’s 1974 thriller, The Conversation, demonstrating how Coppola uses setting, cinematography, sound design, and blocking and staging to hook the viewer and introduce the film’s protagonist, Harry Caul (Gene Hackman).


Harrison Ford


Openings


Political Drama


Political Thriller


Francis Ford Coppola


The Conversation