it's chinatown




Yeah sure, it’s a classic and anyone interested movies should watch it, but right now, it kind of ties in with two things. 1- it’s playing a the Ridge as part of the Projecting Change Film Festival coming up in May and maybe number 1 is because of number 2, which is that “it’s all about the water”. And while it’s set in Los Angeles, that’s also pretty relevant to Palm Springs. Where we are right now. Another town “made” in the desert. That aside, the real question here is: Is it really plausible that no one in the movie would ever pronounce his name wrong? How would you pronounce “Giddes”? You sure? And yes, that is Roman Polanski as the guy with the switchblade.

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