Friday, October 19, 2012
| 8 pm
East Building, Museum Auditorium
$3.50 Museum members, students
$5 All others
(1974) Directed by Roman Polanski. Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Houston. (131 min.) PG-13
A private detective blunders into corruption-riddled L.A. as a sinister businessman plots to manipulate the city’s water supply. The ’30s are seen through the camera eye of the ’70s in this Chandleresque noir, with a brilliant Oscar-winning screenplay by Robert Towne.
Introduced by Devin Orgeron, Associate Professor, Film Studies Program at N.C. State University