About

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…

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Directed by

Wim Wenders

Written by

Ross Thomas (Screenplay)
Dennis O'Flaherty (Screenplay)
Joe Gores (Novel)
Thomas Pope (Adaptation)

Runtime

98 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The mystery writer who lived his own stories!

Cast

Keywords

femme fatale based on novel or book historical figure san francisco, california neo-noir chinatown 1920s pulp fiction crime fiction writer semi-fiction