Robert Towne

Born: 1935, Los Angeles, Calif.

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Highlighted works

  • Chinatown


    Roman Polanski’s brilliant thriller stars Jack Nicholson as a private eye uncovering corruption in 1930s Los Angeles, a desert town where water equals power.

  • The Godfather

    The Godfather

    The first of Francis Ford Coppola’s epic trilogy about the Corleone crime family is the disturbing story of a son drawn inexorably into his father’s Mafia affairs.


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