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Series: Portland EcoFilm Festival

A neo-noir mystery set in the early 20th century about a private detective’s uncovering of corruption, lust, greed and murder - all born out of the political struggle for control of California’s water supply. Nominated for eleven Academy Awards and winner of the Oscar for Best Screenplay, the film is often considered an American cinema masterpiece. Starring Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway. 

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Director Roman Polanski
Year 1974
Runtime 131 mins.


Saturday, September 30