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Chinatown

Chinatown (1974) (R)

You get tough. You get tender. You get close to each other. Maybe you even get close to the truth.

It is STAR STUDDED SEPTEMBER at the ESQUIRE Theatre! Join Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway in 1974's noir classic CHINATOWN!

Certified FRESH on Rotten Tomatoes with a 99%. CHINATOWN is "as bruised and cynical as the decade that produced it. This noir classic benefits from Robert Towne's brilliant screenplay, director Roman Polanski's steady hand, and wonderful performances from Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway."

Synopsis: When Los Angeles private eye J.J. "Jake" Gittes (Jack Nicholson) is hired by Evelyn Mulwray to investigate her husband's activities, he believes it's a routine infidelity case. Jake's investigation soon becomes anything but routine when he meets the real Mrs. Mulwray (Faye Dunaway) and realizes he was hired by an imposter. Mr. Mulwray's sudden death sets Gittes on a tangled trail of corruption, deceit and sinister family secrets.

Want to take a DEEP DIVE into CHINATOWN? Join us 9/22 at 1:00pm for a film class experience where Professor Joe Horine where he will start and stop the film for discussion!

Showtimes for
Saturday, September 21

1:00 7:15

Details

Drama , Suspense/Thriller
2 hr. 10 min.
Opens September 22nd, 2019

Director

Roman Polanski

Writer

Robert Towne

Cast

Jack Nicholson
Faye Dunaway
John Huston
Diane Ladd

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