Tag Archive: Robert Towne

Apr 07

Episode 46: Chinatown

ChinatownThis week, we are joined by geography professor David Tyler McKay for a discussion about Chinatown!

We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because we spoil the hell out of it. The film is readily available on streaming services such as Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play, and YouTube.

Please join us again on April 21st, when we launch back into the world of Hitchcock with Vertigo!

Chinatown (1974)
Chinatown poster Rating: 8.2/10 (238,347 votes)
Director: Roman Polanski
Writer: Robert Towne
Stars: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston, Perry Lopez
Runtime: 130 min
Rated: R
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Released: 20 Jun 1974
Plot: A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption, and murder.