Chinatown

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Director

Roman Polanski

Cast

Jack Nicholson as J.J. ‘Jake’ Gittes

Faye Dunaway as Evelyn Cross Mulwray

John Huston as Noah Cross

Perry Lopez as Lt. Lou Escobar

John Hillerman as Russ Yelburton

Darrell Zwerling as Hollis I. Mulwray

Diane Ladd as Ida Sessions

Roy Jenson as Claude Mulvihill

Roman Polanski as Man with Knife

Writers

Robert Towne (written by)


Summary

Inspired by a series of disputes over southern California water at the beginning of the 20th century, private eye J.J. Gittes gets tangled in a trail of corruption, deceit, and family secrets.

Genre

Crime, Mystery, Drama

Released

June 20, 1974

Runtime

2hrs 10min

MPAA

Rated R

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