Arena Theater Film Club: Chinatown (USA, 1974)
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A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption and murder.
Director: Roman Polanski
Runtime: 130 minutes
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston, Perry López, Diane Ladd, John Hillerman
“You may think you know what you’re dealing with, but believe me, you don’t,” warns water baron Noah Cross (John Huston), when smooth cop-turned-private eye J.J. “Jake” Gittes (Jack Nicholson) starts nosing around Cross’s water diversion scheme. That proves to be the ominous lesson of Chinatown, Polanski’s critically lauded 1974 revision of 1940s filmView more
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Film Club screenings are preceded by a movie trivia quiz and followed by an audience discussion.
The Arena Theater Film Club is a membership-based film society which meets the first, second and fourth Mondays of most months at the Arena Theater to screen and discuss a variety of movies, including recent independent releases, classics and foreign films. Screenings are free to current Film Club members (memberships are $60 per year); their guests are welcome at $10 each. For a schedule of upcoming films, visit the Arena Theater Film Club’s website,
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