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Chinatown (1974)
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Call no.:
DVD 009 270
Title:
Chinatown
Originally produced:
1974
Format:
DVD
Summary:
Los Angeles private eye Jake Gittes (Nicholson) is approached by a mysterious woman (Dunaway) who wishes to have her husband investigated. As the case unfolds, though, he discovers it to be much more complex and dangerous than he had expected, involving politics, powerful men, and terrible family secrets.
Credits:
Robert Evans production ; Paramount Presentation ; written by Robert Towne ; produced by Robert Evans ; directed by Roman Polanski.
Edition:
Widescreen format.
Publication:
Hollywood, CA : Paramount Pictures, c1999.
Languages:
In English and French with optional English subtitles.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
In English or French with subtitles in English.
Details:
1 DVD (130 min.) : sound, color
Country of production:
United States
Studio(s):
Paramount Pictures Corporation
Long Road Productions
Director(s):
Polanski, Roman
Screenwriter(s):
Towne, Robert
Producer(s):
Evans, Robert
Cast:
Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Hillerman, Perry Lopez, Burt Young, John Huston.
Production:
Director of photography, John A. Alonzo; production design, Richard Sylbert; editor, Sam O'Steen; music, Jerry Goldsmith.
Notes:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1974.
Special features: includes retrospective interviews with Roman Polanski, Robert Towne, and Robert Evans, dynamic interactive menus, scene selection, theatrical trailer.
Subjects:
Los Angeles (Calif.) History Drama.
Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Film noir.
Gangster films.
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Location: Rosengarten Reserve Desk - Van Pelt
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Film noir
Genre: Gangster films
Year: 1970s
Spoken language: English
Spoken language: French
Subtitles: English
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Chinatown
Director: Polanski, Roman
Actor: Dunaway, Faye
Actor: Nicholson, Jack
Musical score composer: Goldsmith, Jerry
Production studio: Long Road Productions
Production studio: Paramount Pictures Corporation
Country of production: United States
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: No