Chinatown

A wonderfully brooding, suspenseful revisitation of the land of film noir, CHINATOWN is not only one of the greatest detective films, but one of the most perfectly constructed of all films. With Polanski's brilliant direction, Towne's intricate screenplay, and Nicholson's and Dunaway's tour de force performances, the film stands as one of the best of the...read more

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A Los Angeles private investigator named Jake 'J.J' Gittes (Nicholson) is hired to spy on Hollis Mulwray, the chief engineer for the city's water department. The woman hiring Gittes claims to be Evelyn Mulwray, Hollis' wife. Mr. Mulwray spends most of his time investigating dry river beds. Mr. Mulwray also has a heated argument with an elderly man. Gittes finally catches Mulwray during an outing with a young blonde and photographs the pair in a kiss, which becomes a scandal in the press.

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Featurette - Nose Cut
00:37 — Part of the DVD bonus features for Chinatown. Director Steven Soderbergh, Writer/Director Kimberly Peirce discuss the nose cut and bandage scene in Ch (more…)
Featurette - The Story
00:34 — Part of the DVD bonus features for Chinatown. Director Steven Soderbergh, Writer/Director Kimberly Peirce talk about the story construction of Chinato (more…)
Featurette - First Impressions
00:45 — Part of the DVD bonus features for Chinatown. Director Steven Soderbergh, Writer/Director Kimberly Peirce and Cinmatographer Roger Deakins comment on (more…)
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