About the film
san francisco, california based on novel or book chinatown historical figure femme fatale pulp fiction neo-noir 1920s crime fiction writer semi-fiction
Release Date: June 09, 1982
|Slogan||:||«The mystery writer who lived his own stories!»|
|Production Companies||:||American Zoetrope|
|Producers||:||Francis Ford Coppola, Fred Roos, Mona Skager, Janet Hirshenson, Jane Jenkins, Don Guest, Ronald Colby, Ronald Colby, Robert Huddleston, Teri Fettis-D'Ovidio, Barbara Johnson|
|Writers||:||Ross Thomas, Thomas Pope, Dennis O'Flaherty, Joe Gores|
Chinatown, San Francisco, 1928. Former private detective Dashiell Hammett, a compulsive drinker with tuberculosis who writes pulp fiction for a living, receives an unexpected visit from an old friend asking for help.