Current & Upcoming Films
SATURDAY, APRIL 6
In 1938 Los Angeles, a private detective is dragged into the unsavory details surrounding the murder of the the city's head of the Water Department. What appears to be an uncomplicated murder winds up sealing the doom of a handful of innocent people. Seldom has the element of evil been so meticulously explored as in this timeless and brilliant film. Starring Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston. Written by Robert Towne. Produced by Robert Evans. Directed by Roman Polanski. In Color. Studio Archive 35mm Print! 130 mins. 1974. SATURDAY at 12:30 and 7:00
OUR LIVE SKYPE TELEPHONE HOOK-UP WITH ROMAN POLANSKI FROM PARIS WILL TAKE PLACE at 3:00 pm following the first showing of CHINATOWN. Mr. Polanski will be in conversation with legendary film producer Thom Mount (FRANTIC, DEATH AND THE MAIDEN) who will be appearing in person at the theater. Robert Towne, originally scheduled to participate, will not be doing so.
An American doctor, on vacation in Paris with his wife, awakes one morning to the terrifying reality that she's been kidnapped. Making matters worse is his inability to communicate effectively with the French police, turning the entire situation into a nightmarish journey, hurtling him headlong into a world of intrigue, gangsters, drugs, and murder! A modern masterpiece of terror! Starring Harrison Ford, Betty Buckley, Emmanuelle Seigner. Produced by Thom Mount. Written by Roman Polanski, Gerard Brach, and (uncredited) Robert Towne. Directed by Roman Polanski. In Color. Studio Archive 35mm Print! 120 mins. SATURDAY at 4:15 and 10pm. THE 4:15 SHOW WILL BE INTRODUCED BY THOM MOUNT.