Chinatown | 1974

Crime, Thriller
Set in drought-ridden '30s L.A., a divorce specializing private detective gets his nose rearranged after sticking it into the connivings of a family-loving mogul and his mysterious daughter.
Director: Roman Polanski
Writers: Robert Towne
Awards: 1 Oscar win. Another 9 wins & 22 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... J J Gittes

Actor

... Evelyn Mulwray

Actor

... Noah Cross

Actor

... Escobar

Actor

... Yelburton

Actor

... Hollis Mulwray

Actor

... Ida Sessions

Actor

... Mulvihill

Actor

... Man With Knife

Actor

... Walsh

Actor

... Loach

Actor

... Duffy

Actor

Company

Freedom Service Company

Production Company

Long Road Productions

Production Company

Penthouse Productions

Production Company

Synopsis

While investigating adultery, amoral detective Jake Gittes stumbles onto a murder. Set in Los Angeles, he unravels a scheme to control all the water coming into the city.

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