Chinatown

On first sight, Chinatown feels like a story about political corruption, corporate greed, and financial shenanigans, but as the story develops it becomes far more about the exercise of personal power. By asking five questions we can get to the central core of the story.

last updated: 29 March 2019; category: story  people: Jake Gittes  Roman Polanski  Jack Nicholson  Faye Dunaway