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Chinatown 1974

  • Roman Polanski
  • June 20, 1974
  • 130 mins
  • English
  • Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Private eye Jake Gittes lives off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together.


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As coolly intense and exceptionally-staged as any detective story/film-noir of the 40's & 50's.

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almost at the end of the movie I'm still wondered why the movie title is "chinatown" but when I watched the ending it doesn't matter anymore, great noir movie by polanski with unforgettable intro musci by goldsmith, excellent acting especially that slapping "sister daughter scene" most people say the ending is bad, but just like they say "forget it, its chinatown" no happy ending needed

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liked it at 2nd watching.

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