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Chinatown (1974) was a Film directed by Roman Polanski and produced by Robert Evans and C.O. Erickson.

Chinatown was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1991.

Academy Awards 1974 --- Ceremony Number 47 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActorJack NicholsonNominated
Best ActressFaye DunawayNominated
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Richard Sylbert, W. Stewart Campbell; Set Decoration: Ruby LevittNominated
Best CinematographyJohn A. AlonzoNominated
Best Costume DesignAnthea SylbertNominated
Best DirectorRoman PolanskiNominated
Best Film EditingSam O'SteenNominated
Best Music - ScoringJerry GoldsmithNominated
Best PictureRobert Evans, ProducerNominated
Best WritingRobert TowneWon
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Review: Chinatown (1974)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Feb 9, 2016 From 4 Star Films

“Forget it Jake, it’s Chinatown” The more you watch movies like Chinatown, the more you realize how much you’re still learning. I saw it the first time and I naively thought I knew everything about it. After all, it seemed fairly cut and dry. But the beauty of this film is a ... Read full article


Chinatown (1974) – Updated

By 4 Star Film Fan on Feb 9, 2016 From 4 Star Films

“Forget it Jake, it’s Chinatown” The more you watch movies like Chinatown, the more you realize how much you’re still learning. I saw it the first time and I naively thought I knew everything about it. After all, it seemed fairly cut and dry. But the beauty of this film is a ... Read full article


Review: Chinatown (1974)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Feb 9, 2016 From 4 Star Films

“Forget it Jake, it’s Chinatown” The more you watch movies like Chinatown, the more you realize how much you’re still learning. I saw it the first time and I naively thought I knew everything about it. After all, it seemed fairly cut and dry. But the beauty of this film is a ... Read full article


Chinatown...a bit of a revelation!? (Addendum: The Two Jakes)

By Clayton on Jan 1, 2016 From Phantom Empires

Chinatown...a bit of a revelation!? (Addendum: The Two Jakes) 1/1/2016 2 Comments I have to say that I don't like to review, generally speaking, films that have this much fame attached to them. I figure that they've usually been beaten... Read full article


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Chinatown

Released 1974
Inducted 1991
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