Film Details



CHINATOWN
Release Date: 1 Jan 1974
Duration (in mins): 131
Cast:
Jack Nicholson (J J Gittes)
Faye Dunaway (Evelyn Mulwray)
John Huston (Noah Cross)
Perry Lopez (Escobar)
John Hillerman (Yelburton)
Director:
Roman Polanski
Writer:
Robert Towne
Producer:
Robert Evans
Distribution
Company:
Paramount Pictures
Production
Company:
Long Road Productions
Summary:
In 1930s Los Angeles, "matrimonial work" specialist Gittes is hired by Evelyn Mulwray to tail her husband, Water Department engineer Hollis Mulwray. Gittes photographs him in the company of a young blonde and figures the case is closed, only to discover that the real Mrs. Mulwray had nothing to do with hiring Gittes in the first place. When Hollis turns up dead, Gittes decides to investigate further, encountering a shady old-age home, corrupt bureaucrats, angry orange farmers, and a nostril-slic...