view cart menu separator categories menu separator faq
advanced search
categories  > Drama (51)
Chinatown [VHS]
 

Chinatown [VHS]

Price: $3.00 currently not available     
Feedback: n/a Ask seller a question
Shipping: US-Mainland: $4.00 (more destinations)
Sales Tax: Iowa: 7%
Condition: Used
Payment Options: Money Order, Cashier's Check, Personal Check,
*The store has not been updated recently. You may want to contact the merchant to confirm the availability of the product.
TITLE: Chinatown

FORMAT: VHS

Rated: R

Year: 1974
Theatrical Release Date: June 21, 1974

STARRING: Beulah Quo, Bruce Glover, Burt Young, Darrell Zwerling, Diane Ladd, Faye Dunaway, Jack Nicholson, James Hong, Jerry Fujikawa, Joe Mantell, John Hillerman, John Huston, Noble Willingham, Perry Lopez, Rance Howard, Richard Bakalyan, Roy Jenson, Roy Roberts

ISBN:

UPC: 097361551616

APPROX. RUNNING TIME: 131 Minutes

CONDITION: Used/ good/Shelfwear /

DESCRIPTION: Additional Information about Chinatown Portions of this page Copyright 1981 2007 Muze Inc. All rights reserved.
Many films from the 1970s allow even the most gripping narratives to flow with the consequences of real life. CHINATOWN is a classic film whose intrigues and adventures culminate in life-changing moments for its protagonist, Jake Gittes (Jack Nicholson). Director Roman Polanski's classic neo-noir detective story is set during a heat wave in 1930s Los Angeles, where residents suffer from a water shortage due to an ongoing drought. With stellar contributions from composer Jerry Goldsmith and screenwriter Robert Towne, whose script recalls the hard-boiled cynicism of Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett, CHINATOWN is a complex and superbly crafted period drama that has become Polanski's most critically acclaimed film. Private investigator Gittes runs a sleazy detective agency. When a client (Diane Ladd) hires him to spy on her "husband," who is rumored to be having an affair with a younger woman, Jake uncovers a plot against the man--but this is only the tip of the iceberg. Still to emerge are a sex scandal implicating the real wife (Faye Dunaway), with whom Jake is destined to become more closely acquainted, and a real estate swindle of tremendous proportions devised by her tycoon father (John Huston), backed up by a vast network of corrupt city officials and landowners who make life hell for the private eye. This story crystallizes the impact of a chance meeting with the romantic ideals of the early 1970s, when the American urban landscape and economic power structures were in flux.

CATEGORY: Drama/Romance

Why rent when you can own.

If you are building your own video library, this is the place to be!

Welcome to Remalys Movies

We carry a huge assortment of VHS movies. Previously-viewed titles are from private owners and retail stores in our area. Some previously viewed titles will contain a small amount of "Retail Store" stickers on the boxes and tapes. All movies and the original cases are clean with normal wear. There are only a very few that the cases are in poor condition. We try to list those separately.

Due to many variations of cover graphics, the movie you receive may not be an exact match of the stock photo shown here; although we will include a sample picture of the actual movie if time allows us.

All quantities are limited. Availability is subject to change without notice.

All movies sold are ORIGINAL movies, no illegal copies or imports.

Be sure to check out our store for many more great titles.

Thank-you for looking and shopping at Remalys Movies

Inventory Number: 097361551616
Other Products from remalysmovies:View all products
Road to Perdition [VHS]
$3.00
Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles [VHS]
$3.00
My Blue Heaven [VHS]
$3.00
Absolute Power [VHS]
$3.00
Full Metal Jacket [2001]
$3.00
The Satanic Rites of Dracula [VHS]
$3.00
True Lies [VHS]
$3.00
Bandits [VHS]
$3.00
Blood Work [VHS]
$3.00
Poolhall Junkies [VHS]
$3.00
Last Updated: 10 Jan 2009 22:24:57 PST home  |  about  |  terms  |  contact
Powered by eCRATER - a free online store builder