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Chinatown (1974)

Rating:R
Genre:Drama, Suspense/Thriller
Release Date:June 20, 1974
Running time:130 minutes
Cast:Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston, Diane Ladd
Director:Roman Polanski
Writer:Robert Towne

Description: A private detective, Jake Gittes, hired to investigate an adultery case, stumbles on the plot of a murder involving incest and the privatization of water through state and municipal corruption, land use and real estate. If he doesn't drop the case at once he faces threats of legal action, but he pursues it anyway, slowly uncovering a vast conspiracy.

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