THE FRENCH CONNECTION
Saturday, August 1
(1971, William Friedkin) Traffic problems in Brooklyn, as Gene Hackman’s Popeye Doyle (based on legendary cop Eddie Egan) car-chases a killer-bearing B train, after being schnookered by Fernando Rey in a cross-midtown shadowing topped by a classic subway door jamming. Multi-Oscared recreation of a legendary drug bust, with the real Egan as Hackman’s long-suffering boss. Approx. 104 min. DCP.