Chinatown (1974)

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  • Chinatown (1974)

    Movie Plot

    Hollis Mulwray is a chief engineer of the water department. Ida Sessions, pretending to be his wife Evelyn, asks P.I. JJ Jake Gittes to investigate his adulterous ways. Jake takes photos of Hollis with a young lady. Hollis then turns up murdered, which Jake decides to investigate. Jake finds more than he was looking for. He discovers a plot to buy cheap, unwatered land for low prices, water the land, and sell it for millions of dollars. The plot is masterminded by one Noah Cross, who is Evelyn's father and Hollis' one-time business partner. His investigation leads him to an affair with Evelyn and a discussion with Noah Cross, both of whom seem curiously interested in the girl Hollis was seen with.

    Director : Roman Polanski

    Genre : Crime / Mystery / Drama

    Character : J. J. (Jake) Gittes

    Cast : Faye Dunaway, John Huston, Perry Lopez

    More info : imdb

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as - Saturday, 8th Aug 2009 @ 01:11

did you find out your request?

clinton - Thursday, 6th Aug 2009 @ 20:24

such a quality crime thriller,it will never date.modern films of the same genre still fall short of the level of excellence set by this film.

cgbfilmguy - Friday, 10th Jul 2009 @ 18:54

Does anyone know the model or make of the sunglasses he where's in Chinatown? smile

andré lopes - Friday, 6th Jul 2007 @ 14:34

I enjoyed Jack very much on this one!
A classical crime film, that after all this years it stills able to catch your attention right untilll the end.

jack - Tuesday, 13th Sep 2005 @ 00:02

Great crime movie, this is truly a classic and a must see for everyone that likes the crime genre.

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