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Robert Towne

Robert Towne (born Robert Bertram Schwartz; November 23, 1934) is an American screenwriter and director. His most notable work may be his Academy Award-winning original screenplay for Roman Polanski's Chinatown (1974).

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Chinatown (1974 film)
... neo-noir film, directed by Roman Polanski from a screenplay by Robert Towne and starring Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, and John Huston ... only Best Original Screenplay for Robert Towne ... Nicholson, who also directed, with Robert Towne returning to write the screenplay ...

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    Forget it, Jake. It’s Chinatown.
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