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Chinatown [videorecording] / a Paramount picture ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski.

Contributor(s): Dunaway, Faye [act] | Evans, Robert, 1930- | Huston, John, 1906- | Ladd, Diane | Nicholson, Jack [act.] | Polanski, Roman [drt] | Towne, Robert [aus.] | Paramount Home Video (Firm) | Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, c1999Description: 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0792156447; 0792159578.Uniform titles: Chinatown (Motion picture) Subject(s): Incest -- Drama | Murder -- Drama | Water rights -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama | Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- DramaGenre/Form: Detective and mystery films. | Feature films. | Film noir.Cast: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Hillerman, Perry Lopez, Burt Young, Bruce Glover, Joe Mantell, Roy Jenson, Diane Ladd, Dick Bakalyan, John Huston.Summary: Private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California is 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 for one, unforgettable night in Chinatown.
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Includes theatrical trailer and retrospective interviews with Evans, Towne, and Polanski (13 min.)

Originally released as a motion picture in 1974.

Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Hillerman, Perry Lopez, Burt Young, Bruce Glover, Joe Mantell, Roy Jenson, Diane Ladd, Dick Bakalyan, John Huston.

Private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California is 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 for one, unforgettable night in Chinatown.

Rated R.

DVD; stereo, Dolby digital, NTSC Region 1.

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