The films and the rebels who brought them to the big screen. The final film in the series is the 1974 motion picture by Director Roman Polanski and Producer Robert Evans. Polanski adapts Robert Towne's screen play about Los Angeles' struggle over water and water rights. The film places the story in the 1930's and stars Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, and John Huston. Discussion and Film Screening.