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Chinatown

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1 . In which decade is the movie set?

2 . How much of the movie is actually set in Chinatown?

3 . When is Jake’s life first put at risk?

4 . What was Claude Mulvihill’s former profession?

5 . What city project does Hollis Mulwray firmly oppose?

6 . How do Jake and Lieutenant Escobar know each other?

7 . What does Evelyn Mulwray first do when she meets Jake?

8 . Why does Jake jump into the run-off channel?

9 . How did Hollis Mulwray and Noah Cross know each other?

10 . What does Jake find in the Mulwrays’ pool?

11 . Why does Jake’s nose get sliced?

12 . What are the police traditionally told in Chinatown?

13 . What is the true purpose of the water diversion?

14 . What is the fake MrsMulwray’s real profession?

15 . What is found in Hollis Mulwray’s lungs?

16 . How is Evelyn Mulwray related to Katherine?

17 . Why is the land in the valley being bought up quickly?

18 . What does Jake do after Evelyn receives a mysterious call?

19 . Who shoots Evelyn Mulwray in the final scene?

20 . Where is Hollis Mulwray killed?

21 . Who kills Hollis Mulwray?

22 . Who leads Noah Cross to Evelyn and Katherine’s hideout?

23 . What does Jake want Curly to do in exchange for waiving an earlier debt?

24 . Who originally owned the water supply for Los Angeles?

25 . Who leads Katherine away from Evelyn’s body?

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