Thursday, August 27, 2009


Screenplay by Robert Towne
Directed by Roman Polanski

Jack Nicholson
Faye Dunaway
John Huston

Premiere date: June 20, 1974

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

11 Academy Award Nominations, 1 Win
Best Picture
Best Director
Best Actor - Jack Nicholson
Best Actress - Faye Dunaway
Best Original Screenplay
Best Film Editing
Best Cinematography
Best Art Direction
Best Costume Design
Best Sound
Best Original Score


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