Water Film – Chinatown (March 5)

"Chinatown" (1974)

On March 5th, the 1974 classic drama Chinatown will be shown in the DiMenna-Nyselius Library Multimedia Room  at 7pm.

The film was directed by Roman Polanski and its plot is constructed around the political, societal and environmental conflicts associated with the California water shortage. It stars Jack Nicholson as J.J. "Jake" Gittes and Faye Dunaway as Evelyn Cross Mulwray.

Check out some of Roman Polanksi's other critically acclaimed films available at the Library  such as Rosemary's Baby (1968) and The Pianist (2002).

Discussant: Professor David Lerner