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  • New Investigation Begins Into Director Roman Polanski

    According to The Associated Press, the LAPD has opened a new investigation into director Roman Polanski over a woman’s allegation that he molested her when she was only 10 back in 1975. In October, Marianne Barnard, an artist from California, reported to police that Polanski molested her during a 1975 photo-shoot on a Los Angeles County beach. Polanski’s attorney, Harland Braun has since called the allegation, "totally bogus." The 84-year-old Polanski has been a fugitive of the United ...

  • Roman Polanski's Lawyers Compares US Court To Nazi Invasion -

    Attorneys for director Roman Polanski have served up another Hitler analogy to help close out Passover week. In a 13-page filing asking a judge to reconsider the threat of jail time if Polanski returns to the United States, the lawyers decried the U.S. legal system. They said it has been attempting to deceive or entrap Polanski for four decades, and even compared the court to Nazis. The documents said “Mr.

  • Roman Polanski's Attorney Asks For Hint On Sentence

    Roman Polanski's attorney has implored a judge to hint if his client would be sentenced for a long-running underage sex abuse case. But Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon stated he would issue a written order once he has made a decision. Judge Gordon has heard arguments in the four-decade old case for the fugitive director. Although a prosecutor alleged that the famed Hollywood director is trying to get special treatment, Polanski's attorney stated they are trying to find a solution to the ...

  • Roman Polanski defended by pal, actor Alain Delon -

    French actor Alain Delon has defended his friend Roman Polanski over the César Awards controversy. The 83-year-old film director was set to give the opening speech at the César Awards on February 24 in Paris after being named president of the 2017 awards, the equivalent of the French Oscars. Polansky, however, pulled out after protests.

  • Cesar Awards Chose Polanski As Awards President

    Controvserisal filmmaker Roman Polanski will serve as president of this year’s Cesar Awards ceremony. The announcement was made on Wednesday by French Academy . In the announcement Alain Terzian, Academy president Alain Terzian, called the director “an insatiable aesthetic,” citing his works Rosemary’s Baby and Chinatown as “masterpieces.” In December of 2016 Poland joined the list of countries Polanski can freely travel to after the supreme court there ruled it would not ...

  • Polanski's ‘Based on a True Story’ Cannes Review

    According to SFGate, the most generous thing you can say about Roman Polanski’s half-baked, almost-thriller that screened out of competition at the Cannes Film Festival, is that it goes down easy enough. “Based On A True Story" depends on the director’s eyes-closed, hands-behind-his-back skill and a game cast of actresses, which includes Emmanuelle Seigner and Eva Green as the main characters. The site also said the film is enjoyable, but not terribly memorable, even with its selection ...

  • Roman Polanski's Latest Movie Added To Cannes Film Festival

    Film maker Roman Polanski's latest film is heading to the Cannes Film Festival. The French festival announced a few additions to its lineup on Thursday. Polanksi's "Based on a True Story" will play out of competition. The film is Polanski's first feature since 2013's "Venus in Fur." A Los Angeles judge recently rejected Polanski's bid to end his long-running underage sex abuse case without the fugitive director appearing in court or being sentenced to more prison time.

  • Polanski Continues His Attempt To Return To The States

    83-year-old Oscar winning Director Roman Polanski asked the court to force prosecutors to state on the record whether they believe he has served his time for the 1977 rape of a 13-year-old girl. Polanski's contention is that he fled decades ago because he got word that late judge Laurence Rittenband was going to increase his sentence. The judged planned to hand Polanski an increase from three months of psychiatric evaluation to five decades behind bars. Earlier this month, L.A.

  • Polanski Wants To Come Back To U.S. -

    Thirty years ago, Roman Polanski fled American justice after raping a teenager. Now the director is making a fresh effort to come back. Chances are, however, he'll die in Europe. Polanski is one of America’s most controversial fugitives from justice. A convicted child rapist, Polanski’s legal team has asked an L.A. County Superior Court judge to unseal a long-secret transcript of the testimony of the prosecutor in the Polanski case.

  • Polanski Quits French Oscars Gig -

    Controversial Filmmaker Roman Polanski is dropping out of the hosting job for the French equivalent of the Oscars. The decision comes after protests from France's women's rights minister and feminist groups, which was prompted by decades-old U.S. sex charges against him. Quitting the job is a humiliating and significant setback for the 83-year-old director. Polanski is a Holocaust survivor who is widely respected in France.

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  • Roman Polanski - Wikipedia

    Early life. Polanski was born in Paris; he was the son of Bula (née Katz-Przedborska) and Ryszard Polański, a painter and manufacturer of …

  • Roman Polanski - IMDb

    Roman Polanski, Director: The Pianist. Roman Polanski is a Polish film director, producer, writer and actor. Having made films in Poland, Britain, …

  • Roman Polanski sexual abuse case - Wikipedia

    In March 1977, film director Roman Polanski was arrested and charged in Los Angeles with five offenses against Samantha Gailey, a 13-year-old girl – rape by use of drugs, perversion, sodomy, lewd and lascivious act upon a child under 14, and furnishing a controlled substance to a minor. At his arraignment, Polanski pleaded not guilty to all charges but later accepted a plea bargain whose terms included dismissal of the five initial charges in exchange for a guilty plea to the lesser charge ...

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  • Roman Polanski | Film | The Guardian

    Roman Polanski under investigation by Swiss police over new rape allegations

  • Roman Polanski - Biography - IMDb

    Roman Polanski is a Polish film director, producer, writer and actor. Having made films in Poland, Britain, France and the USA, he is considered one ...

  • Roman Polanski - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Roman Polanski (born Rajmund Roman Thierry Polanski 18 August 1933 in Paris) is a movie director, producer, writer and actor. In 2003, he won the Academy Award for Best Director for his film, The Pianist.

  • Roman Polanski - Film Actor, Director, Actor - profiles filmmaker Roman Polanski, who is as well known for criminal charges against him and his link to Charles Manson as he is for his movies.

  • Roman Polanski: topless protesters disrupt Paris retrospective

    French feminists have interrupted a retrospective of film-maker Roman Polanski in Paris, with a topless protest against the Franco-Polish director who has been accused of a string of sexual assaults. Two women, whose upper bodies were daubed with the words “Very Important Pedocriminal” yelled

  • Could Roman Polanski, Kevin Spacey and Others Lose Academy Membership ...

    Kevin Spacey, Roman Polanski, Bill Cosby, Mel Gibson and many others might have reason to be concerned about their Academy membership in the wake of Wednesday’s release of a “standard of conduct” statement threatening the suspension and expulsion of members who don’t adhere to the new code

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