R | | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption, and murder.
This was the final film that Roman Polanski made in the United States, as he fled to France in February 1978, shortly before he was due to be sentenced for unlawful sexual intercourse with a thirteen-year-old girl named Samantha Gailey. He has avoided visiting any country likely to extradite him to the U.S. since then.
All right, Curly. Enough's enough. You can't eat the Venetian blinds. I just had them installed on Wednesday.
When Gittes awakes and sits up on the ranch house porch after being being knocked unconscious in the Trident Ranch orange grove location, one can clearly see a circa-1974 refrigerator through the window behind him.
The film opens with the 1940's Paramount logo.
TV versions omit the "screwing like a chinaman" joke told by Jake.
English, Cantonese, Spanish