Famed French director Roman Polanski complained that the fight for female equality is a “great pity” as his wife showed off some eye-popping cleavage at the Cannes Film Festival.
Famed French director Roman Polanski complained that the fight for female equality is a “great pity” as his wife showed off some eye-popping cleavage at the Cannes Film Festival. Polanski, who is at the festival with his new film Venus in Fur, said that “trying to level the genders is purely idiotic”
The United States has formally asked Switzerland to extradite film director Roman Polanski, Swiss authorities said Friday. The Academy Award-winning director was arrested in Switzerland last month on a U.S.
Roman Polanski in 1993 agreed to pay his sexual assault victim $500,000 to settle a damage claim she filed against the fugitive film director, according to court papers released Friday. Polanski still owed the money — plus another $100,000 in interest — three years after the settlement, according to the documents.
A retired prosecutor whose comments in a 2008 HBO documentary threatened to derail a 31-year-old sex case against film director Roman Polanski now says he lied. David Wells told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Thursday that he “buttered up” his role in the Polanski case for the documentary crew.
While several high-profile actors and directors have rallied around Roman Polanski, not everyone in Hollywood believes he should be freed and forgiven. In the face of a petition signed by notables such as Woody Allen, Martin Scorsese and John Landis calling for the immediate release of Polanski following his detainment in Switzerland, a backlash is building against such support
When filmmaker Roman Polanski was arrested Saturday in Switzerland, he was on his way to accept an award for Lifetime Achievement at the Zurich Film Festival. Polanski’s friend, Swiss filmmaker Otto Weisser, was among the first to publicly run to his defense
If you think you were confused and challenged by the famously labyrinthine plot of “Chinatown,” imagine how the screenwriter felt. “I did lose my way many times,” said Robert Towne in a recent interview.
“I did lose my way many times,” said Robert Towne in a recent interview. “It took an ungodly amount of time to work on it — it was 10 months of solid work, and before that, there were several months of letting it gel enough to write it.” The process was worth it to Towne, however — he walked away with an Oscar for best original screenplay, the only one the film received in a year mostly overrun by “The Godfather Part II.” Director Roman Polanski’s film, starring Jack Nicholson as a 1930s detective who gets in over his head with intertwined scandals of murder, sodomy and real estate development, has become a modern classic
Filmmaker Roman Polanski has been arrested on an arrest warrant stemming from a decades-old sex charge, Swiss police said Sunday. The Academy Award-winning director pleaded guilty in 1977 to a single count of having unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor, acknowledging he had sex with a 13-year-old girl, but fled the United States before he could be sentenced