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 3667 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 10min
  • Language: Español
  • Production Company: Paramount Pictures
  • 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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    Directing Roman Polanski Director
    Writing Robert Towne Screenplay
    Production Robert Evans Producer
    Sound Jerry Goldsmith Original Music Composer
    Camera John A. Alonzo Director of Photography
    Editing Sam O'Steen Editor
    Production Jane Feinberg Casting
    Production Mike Fenton Casting
    Art Richard Sylbert Production Design
    Art W. Stewart Campbell Art Direction
    Art Ruby R. Levitt Set Decoration
    Costume & Make-Up Anthea Sylbert Costume Design
    Sound Bob Cornett Sound Editor
    Sound John C. Hammell Music Editor
    Crew Logan Frazee Special Effects
    Crew Hal Needham Stunt Coordinator
    Sound Larry Jost Sound Mixer
    Directing Hawk Koch Assistant Director
    Production C.O. Erickson Unit Production Manager
    Camera Hugh K. Gagnier Camera Operator
    Editing Florence Williamson Assistant Editor
    Directing May Wale Brown Script Supervisor
    Directing Michele Ader Second Assistant Director
    Art Wayne Fitzgerald Title Designer
    Sound Charles Grenzbach Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Sound Clint Althouse Boom Operator
    Art Bill MacSems Property Master
    Lighting Earl Gilbert Gaffer
    Camera Bernie Schwartz Key Grip
    Costume & Make-Up Hank Edds Makeup Artist
    Costume & Make-Up Lee C. Harmon Makeup Artist
    Costume & Make-Up Susan Germaine Hairstylist
    Costume & Make-Up Vivienne Walker Hairstylist
    Costume & Make-Up Richard Bruno Wardrobe Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up Jean Merrick Wardrobe Supervisor
    Production C.O. Erickson Associate Producer