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Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028 Map
Wed, Jun 18, 2014
7:00pm

40th Anniversary! Screenwriter Robert Towne In Person!
CHINATOWN
We are currently upgrading our ticket system and are temporarily offline with fandango. There are plenty of tickets to CHINATOWN and all events this month. You can purchase tickets for tonight at the door or try on fandango in a few hours. Screenwriter Robert Towne will introduce the film at 7 PM. If you've never seen it and fear spoilers, then you will want to arrive around 7:20 PM. Following the film, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power historian Fred Barker and Christine Mulholland will share some interesting facts about the film and the real-life events on which the film is based.
CHINATOWN
1974, Paramount, 131 min, Dir: Roman Polanski

Jack Nicholson gives one of his greatest performances as 1930s private eye J.J. Gittes, maneuvering through a nightmarish L.A. netherworld of cheating husbands, stolen water rights, incest and murder, as he desperately tries to save beautiful Faye Dunaway from her raptor-like father (John Huston). Writer Robert Towne’s magnificent, labyrinthine portrait of Los Angeles has been widely hailed as the best script of its era.


Screening format: DCP
Egyptian Theatre • Wed, Jun 18, 2014 • 7:00pm