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Chinatown

Synopsis

"You may think you know what you're dealing with, but believe me, you don't," warns water baron Noah Cross ([[Performer~P95260~John Huston~johnhuston]]), when smooth cop-turned-private eye J.J. "Jake" Gittes ([[Performer~P104455~Jack Nicholson~jacknicholson]]) starts nosing around Cross's water diversion scheme. That proves to be the ominous lesson of Chinatown, [[Performer~P106743~Roman Polanski~romanpolanski]]'s critically lauded 1974 revision of 1940s film noir detective movies. In 1930s Los Angeles...more

Other Critics

5.0

86 out of 100 Metascore®

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