D'ya pick ya feet in Poughkeepsie?
Based on true events, two NY detectives "Popeye" Doyle (Hackman) and "Cloudy" Russo (Scheider) pick up on a lead to a massive drug-smuggling ring. They soon discover that shipments are coming in from overseas. Getting in deeper and deeper, can Doyle and Russo uncover the French Connection? TFC is one of a set of cult films made during the 70's that had a perfect mix of action and gritty realism that made them both popular and classic almost instantly. Directed in pseudo-documentary style by William Friedkin, TFC winds up the thrilling storyline from first suspicions to the hunt for the mysterious "Mr Big" and takes in the state of a good cop pushed to his limits. The special Two-Disc edition of this film has a great selection of features; Two audio commentaries by William Friedkin and Hackman & Scheider. On the second disc you'll find two substantial documentaries (one by Radio 5's Dr Kermode), as well as featurettes, deleted scenes and trailers. Although a few years old now, this dvd set is a great edition to own - especially for the sort of price you can pick these up for on eBay. Well worth having in your collection!Read full review