Minicine at The Mills – October 2014 // THE FRENCH CONNECTION (Audience Choice) – Preview

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The results are in! The winner of this year’s Audience Choice vote is… drumroll… The French Connection (1971), William Friedkin’s classic New York cop thriller starring Gene Hackman (The Conversation, The Royal Tenenbaums) and Roy Scheider (Jaws, All That Jazz).

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From the man who brought us The Exorcist (1973) and more recently Killer Joe (2011), The French Connection follows Jimmy ‘Popeye’ Doyle and Buddy ‘Cloudy’ Russo, a pair of hard-nosed Brooklyn detectives who stumble upon a transatlantic drug operation and set about bringing the elusive Frog One (Fernando Rey) to justice.

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Thank you to everyone who voted in this year’s poll. If your choice didn’t win we hope it won’t deter you from joining us this October, it’s still guaranteed to be an enjoyable night (free to Minicine members) headlined by a masterpiece of 70s American cinema.

Based on real life events, the film was…

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