Chinatown (1974)

You get tough. You get tender. You get close to each other. Maybe you even get close to the truth.

  • Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1974-06-20
  • User Rating: 7.9/10 from 3433 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 10min
  • Language: Español
  • Production Company: Paramount
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of 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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  • Chinatown Photos

    Production Jane Feinberg Casting
    Production Mike Fenton Casting
    Camera John A. Alonzo Director of Photography
    Sound Jerry Goldsmith Original Music Composer
    Sound John C. Hammell Music Editor
    Crew Logan Frazee Special Effects
    Directing Roman Polanski Director
    Art Richard Sylbert Production Design
    Production C.O. Erickson Producer
    Art W. Stewart Campbell Art Direction
    Editing Sam O'Steen Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Anthea Sylbert Costume Design
    Writing Robert Towne Screenplay
    Production Robert Evans Producer
    Art Ruby R. Levitt Set Decoration
    Sound Bob Cornett Sound Editor
    Crew Hal Needham Stunt Coordinator