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Chinatown
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Published:
Hollywood, CA : Paramount, c1999.
Physical Desc:
1 videodisc (130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Rating:
Rated R.
Status:
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Description

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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Format:
DVD
Language:
English
ISBN:
0792159578
UPC:
883929303519

Notes

General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974.
General Note
Includes theatrical trailer and retrospective interviews with Evans, Towne, and Polanski (13 min.).
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, John A. Alonzo; production design, Richard Sylbert; film editor, Sam O'Steen; music, Jerry Goldsmith.
Participants/Performers
Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Hillerman, Perry Lopez, Burt Young, Bruce Glover, Joe Mantell, Roy Jenson, Diane Ladd, Dick Bakalyan, John Huston.
Description
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.
Target Audience
Rated R.
System Details
DVD (with chapter stops); stereo, Dolby digital, NTSC Region 1; Panavision.
Language
In English (5.1 surround), restored English mono, or French.
Language
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Awards
Academy Award, 1974: Best Writing (Original Screenplay) (Robert Towne).
Awards
Golden Globe Awards, 1975: Best Motion Picture - Drama (Robert Evans); Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama (Jack Nicholson); Best Director - Motion Picture (Roman Polanski); Best Screenplay - Motion Picture (Robert Towne).
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Towne, R., Polanski, R., Evans, R., O'Steen, S., Nicholson, J., Dunaway, F., Ladd, D., Huston, J., Hillerman, J., Lopez, P., Young, B., Glover, B., Mantell, J., Jenson, R., & Bakalyan, R. (1999). Chinatown. Hollywood, CA: Paramount.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Robert. Towne et al.. 1999. Chinatown. Hollywood, CA: Paramount.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Robert. Towne et al., Chinatown. Hollywood, CA: Paramount, 1999.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Towne, Robert., et al. Chinatown. Hollywood, CA: Paramount, 1999. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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