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"There are the big tent-pole movies and the struggling independents. All these movies that we've spoken about, like Chinatown
(1974) and The Last Detail
(1973), would probably be independent movies today, and would not be financed in the normal course of things. And that's unhealthy. The amount of ancillary effort unrelated to what goes up on-screen by filmmakers, all of us, having to beg, borrow...
Originally planned to write three films about detective Jake Gittes, each of which would deal with government corruption in setting up certain utilities to develop the city of Los Angeles. The first, Chinatown
(1974), dealt with stealing water from nearby areas. The second The Two Jakes
(1990), dealt with the oil industry. The third, Cloverleaf, was to be about the gutting of public ...
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