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Tuesday, October 9 2012

'The French Connection' Is Transcontinental in More Ways Than One

Hailed as a classic in the cop genre, its legacy as the first R-rated film to win the Oscar for Best Picture is undeniable. As if that weren’t enough, a viewing 40 years later reveals how literal the title is: it’s a crime film that bridges '60s French and American cinema.


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