Keswick Film Club - Chinatown

Sunday 12th December 8:00 PM

Chinatown 

Director: Roman Polanski Country: USA
Cert: 15 Year: 1974 Length: 131 mins

Audience Reaction

Score: 75% Attendance: 44

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Synopsis

Following the recent Polanski Retrospective at the NFT, we present new prints of two classics from the master of cinematic menace.

1930s Los Angeles. Private eye Jake Gittes finds himself increasingly out of his depth when taking on what seems to be a simple divorce case.

The Oscar-winning script takes us into the morally and psychologically murky world of civic and personal corruption. Impeccably made, genuinely intelligent and complex.

Actor (Nicholson), Screenplay, Director - 1975 BAFTAs
Actor (Nicholson), Screenplay, Director, Picture - 1975 Golden Globes

Critics

open_quote Undoubtedly one of the great films of the 70s close_quote Time Out Magazine



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