The Conversation Solarmovie

The Conversation (1974)


Surveillance expert Harry Caul is hired by a mysterious client's brusque aide to tail a young couple. Tracking the pair through San Francisco's Union Square, Caul and his associate Stan manage to record a cryptic conversation between them. Tormented by memories of a previous case that ended badly, Caul becomes obsessed with the resulting tape, trying to determine if the couple are in danger.

The Conversation Solarmovie
Solarmovie Score: 7.6/10 from 947 votes
Release Date: 1974-04-07
Status: Released
Run time: 113 min / 1:53
Production Studio : Paramount, The Directors Company, The Coppola Company
Production Country: United States of America


Gene Hackman
as Harry Caul
John Cazale
as Stan
Frederic Forrest
as Mark
Cindy Williams
as Ann
Harrison Ford
as Martin Stett
Teri Garr
as Amy Fredericks
Allen Garfield
as William P. 'Bernie' Moran
Elizabeth MacRae
as Meredith
Robert Duvall
as The Director
Michael Higgins
as Paul
Mark Wheeler
as Receptionist
Billy Dee Williams
as Man in Yellow Hat (uncredited)
Ramon Bieri
as Man at Party (uncredited)
Phoebe Alexander
as Lurleen
Gian-Carlo Coppola
as Boy in Church (uncredited)
Robert Shields
as The mime
Richard Hackman
as Confessional Priest / Security Guard (uncredited)


Sound Walter Murch Sound Designer
Sound Walter Murch Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Writing Francis Ford Coppola Screenplay
Directing Francis Ford Coppola Director
Production Francis Ford Coppola Producer
Production Fred Roos Co-Producer
Production Mona Skager Associate Producer
Art Dean Tavoularis Production Design
Camera Bill Butler Director of Photography
Sound Howard Beals Sound Effects Editor
Sound Nathan Boxer Sound Recordist
Camera Haskell Wexler Director of Photography
Camera Ralph Gerling Camera Operator
Sound David Shire Original Music Composer
Editing Richard Chew Editor
Production Jennifer Shull Casting
Art Doug von Koss Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Aggie Guerard Rodgers Costume Design
Production Clark L. Paylow Production Manager
Visual Effects Ted Moehnke Creature Design
Art Ted Moehnke Property Master
Crew Buddy Joe Hooker Stunts
Camera James Glennon Assistant Camera
Sound Art Rochester Sound Recordist
Camera Thomas Laughridge Camera Operator
Production Alex Tavoularis Location Coordinator
Lighting Joe Dunnigan Gaffer
Sound Pete Horner Sound Editor
Directing Nancy Hopton Script Supervisor
Sound Michael Evje Sound Recordist
Directing Charles Myers Assistant Director
Lighting Doug Finn Gaffer
Camera Keith Mason Key Grip
Editing Julie Zale Assistant Editor