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French Connection II
by Dell Publishing Co. Inc.
Written in English
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Watch French Connection II movie trailer and get the latest cast info, photos, movie review and more on %(9). The drugs at the core of the mystery popularized as “The French Connection” in a book by Robin Moore and an Academy Award-winning film that followed two years later were secreted in.
Reviewed by Glenn Erickson. Fox Home Video's concurrent Blu-ray release of both French Connection movies, William Friedkin's original and John Frankenheimer's sequel, give viewers an opportunity to compare the techniques of two top-rank film directors on similar subject matter. Action movies have become more spectacular, but these on-the-street cop sagas still pack a punch. The French Connection is an adaptation of Robin Moore’s book of the same name which dealt with the true story of NYPD detectives Eddie Egan and Sonny Grosso, the cops who broke up a notorious drug operation and confiscated thirty-two million pounds worth of heroin.
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The French Connection was a scheme through which heroin was smuggled from Turkey to France and then to the United States and Canada.
The operation started in the s, reached its peak in the s, and was dismantled in the s. It was responsible for providing the vast majority of the heroin used in the United States at the time. The French Connection is the kind of book that is boring almost the entire way through and then rockets to its conclusion.
I would say that about 70% of the book is just the cops staking out the crime and following the criminals, which sounds good in theory but doesn't always translate well on the page/5. 'French Connection II' is a lot more colourful but still low key and displays Marseilles in all its glory, and ugliness, as Doyle is used as bait to hook out more drug traffickers.
I suspect much of the dialogue is ad-libbed at times and Hackman plunges the depths as a fish out of water without a word of French who is kidnapped and force-fed /5(). 'French Connection II' is a lot more colourful but still low key and displays Marseilles in all its glory, and ugliness, as Doyle is used as bait to hook out more drug traffickers.
I suspect much of the dialogue is ad-libbed at times and Hackman plunges the depths as a fish out of water without a word of French who is kidnapped and force-fed Genres: Thriller, Action.
A best-seller and the basis of the classic film of the same title, The French Connection remains one of the finest and most fascinating chronicles of police work ever written.
When New York City detectives Eddie "Popeye" Egan and his partner Sonny Grosso routinely tail the nephew of a fugitive mob boss, after observing some wild spending at the /5(17).
Directed by John Frankenheimer. With Gene French Connection II book, Fernando Rey, Bernard Fresson, Philippe Léotard. "Popeye" Doyle travels to Marseille to find Alain Charnier, the drug smuggler who eluded him in New York/10(16K).
French Connection II takes Gene Hackman to France to try to nail the Narcotics dealer that escaped in the first film. Different from the first film in its tone, Gene Hackman finds himself at odds with how the French detectives work and finally the prisoner of the man he is seeking.
Read more/5(91). The French Connection is a American action thriller film directed by William screenplay, written by Ernest Tidyman, is based on Robin Moore's non-fiction book The French tells the story of New York Police Department detectives Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle and Buddy "Cloudy" Russo, whose real-life counterparts were Narcotics Detectives Eddie Egan and Sonny Based on: The French Connection, by Robin Moore.
The French Connection is one of THE iconic films of the s. The movie’s title comes from the actual drug trade that saw heroin shipped from Turkey to the southern French port of Marseille and then onto the United States.
Hence the film starts in that southern French port with businessman Alin Charnier (Fernndo Rey) setting up a plan to /5().
"The French Connection II" simply lacks the punch of the original. Instead of well-choreographed action scenes, what we get are overlong dramatic ones.
By giving the Gene Hackman character more 79%. Directed by William Friedkin. With Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey, Tony Lo Bianco. A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto /10(K). Still, there's no denying that 'The French Connection' was a landmark film, and deserves its place in cinematic history.
The Blu-ray: Vital Disc Stats. 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment brings 'The French Connection' to Blu-ray as a 2-disc set. Both discs are Java-enabled and extremely slow to load in a standalone Blu-ray player.
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"The French Connection" cost $ million to make, a pittance by today's standards but considered risky in (In fact, 20th Century Fox panicked because the 94%.
The French Connection was inspired by a true story, and Eddie Egan and Sonny Grosso, Popeye and Buddy's real life counterparts, both have small roles in the film.
A sequel followed four years 98%. – The trailer for 'French Connection II' describes it as "The only film that could follow The French Connection." In that it was the only film to follow 'The French Connection', I guess there's a certain sort of logic to that.
The Blu-ray offers the same trailer with English, Spanish, or Portuguese narration. Widescreen. Gene Hackman returns as "Popeye" Doyle, the hard-nosed New York detective determined to break a French narcotics ring, in this riveting follow-up to the Oscar-winning masterpiece.
Kidnapped by a heroin kingpin in Marseilles, Doyle is mercilessly forced to. Buy a cheap copy of French Connection II book by Robin Moore. With a new introduction by Robin Moore, The Set Up is a true-crime thriller, lightly fictionalized to protect the innocent, that follows the trail of the heroin Free shipping over $ Popeye Doyle, the New York narc created by Gene Hackman in "The French Connection," was the most compelling of characters, a man driven by violent hungers that had little to do with his job as a cop.
He needed the violence, maybe, to survive the toughest beat in town. He had such presence, such a capacity to explode, that when he ran a bust on a bar, the patrons -- pretty tough themselves. Yes I want to be the first to know about exclusive offers, collection previews and the latest style news from French Connection via email.
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and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This is the trailer for The French Connection 2 () starting Gene Hackman as Jimmy 'Popeye' Doyle.
Directed by John Frankenheimer. The French connection The French publishing industry is well into its long summer siesta, one eye wearily open in the hope of spotting the winners among the .