The French Connection

Format: Blu-ray

Genre: Action

Location: Fi32

This collection contains:

The French Connection (1971)

William Friedkin’s gritty police drama portrays two tough New York City cops trying to intercept a huge heroin shipment coming from France. An interesting contrast is established between ‘Popeye’ Doyle, a short-tempered alcoholic bigot who is nevertheless a hard-working and dedicated police officer, and his nemesis Alain Charnier, a suave and urbane gentleman who is nevertheless a criminal and one of the largest drug suppliers of pure heroin to North America. Friedkin provides one of the most gripping and memorable car chase sequences ever filmed during the surveillance and eventual bust.

The French Connection 2 (1975)

New York narcotics detective Popeye Doyle follows the trail of the French connection smuggling ring to France, where he teams up with the gendarmes to hunt down the ringleader.