R | | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption, and murder.
According to Roman Polanski's autobiography, he was outraged when he got the first batch of dailies back from the lab. Due to the success of The Godfather (1972), Producer Robert Evans had ordered the lab to give this movie a reddish look. Polanski demanded that the film be corrected.
All right, Curly. Enough's enough. You can't eat the Venetian blinds. I just had them installed on Wednesday.
Among the items in Ida Sessions's pocketbook, which Gittes rummages through is a social security card that is 1970s' style with blue and red ink, not the 1937 style, which had only one color, and a different look.
The film opens with the 1940's Paramount logo.
TV versions omit the "screwing like a chinaman" joke told by Jake.
English, Cantonese, Spanish
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