Dir: Roman Polanski
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston
131mins   1974   US   15   English | Cantonese | Spanish   

Part of our Film Noir Season

When Los Angeles private eye J.J. "Jake" Gittes 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 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 as Evelyn's father becomes a suspect in the case.

'This is a never-bettered noir masterpiece' - Robert Fraser, Empire

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