• The Conversation (1974)

  • Sat, 14-03-2020 at 18:00
  • Phoenix Leicester
    4 Midland Street
    LE1 1TG Leicester
The Conversation (1974) - Phoenix Leicester - Leicester

Join us for a screening of Francis Ford Coppola’s classic surveillance drama ‘The Conversation' (1974). Widely considered one of Coppola’s best, this slow-burn thriller embodies the paranoia and fear of the Cold War era. Harry Caul, a brilliant yet paranoid surveillance expert, has a crisis of conscience when he suspects the couple he’s spying on will be murdered.Come along at 6pm sharp for a short pre-film introduction by Prof. Ian Hunter, film studies lecturer at De Montfort University. You’ll also be given a special factfile to take home with you as a memento, and one lucky raffle winner will go home with a prize!This is the opening night of the Sshhh… film festival, celebrating secrets in cinema. The festival is curated by De Montfort University film students and delivered in partnership with Phoenix.WHEN?The pre-film introduction starts promptly at 6pm, followed shortly after by the film. WHERE?Phoenix is based in Leicester's Cultural Quarter near to the Curve Theatre & St. George's Retail Park.HOW?Use the link above to book tickets online or find out more. Alternatively you can contact 0116 242 2800 or ask at Phoenix box office, check in Phoenix's March brochure, or pick up a festival flyer at locations around Leicester.