Video recordings for the hearing impaired. Feature films. Film noir. Gangster films.
In English and French with optional English subtitles. Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired. In English or French with subtitles in English.
DVD; Dolby Digital.
Los Angeles private eye Jake Gittes (Nicholson) is approached by a mysterious woman (Dunaway) who wishes to have her husband investigated. As the case unfolds, though, he discovers it to be much more complex and dangerous than he had expected, involving politics, powerful men, and terrible family secrets.
Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Hillerman, Perry Lopez, Burt Young, John Huston.
Director of photography, John A. Alonzo; production design, Richard Sylbert; editor, Sam O'Steen; music, Jerry Goldsmith.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1974. Special features: includes retrospective interviews with Roman Polanski, Robert Towne, and Robert Evans, dynamic interactive menus, scene selection, theatrical trailer. Academy Award: Best Screenplay