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  Roman Polanski cancels film festival The Malay Mail OnlineRoman Polanski cancels film festival appearance due to 'controversies' (VIDEO)The Malay Mail OnlineLOS ANGELES, Aug 18 — Oscar winning director Roman Polanski has been forced to pull out of an appearance at the Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland after announcements that he would receive a lifetime achievement honour sparked protests. — Cover ...
Posted on 18 August 2014 | 1:59 am
  'Venus in Fur': Roman Polanski's latest Winsford Guardian'Venus in Fur': Roman Polanski's latest makes its points ad infinitumChicago Sun-TimesSundance Selects presents a film directed by Roman Polanski and written by Polanski and David Ives, based on Ives' play. In French with English subtitles. Running time: 95 minutes. No MPAA rating. Opens Friday at the Music Box Theatre and available on ...Compelling, with an undercurrent of dreadIndependent OnlineEmmanuelle Seigner's at her Venus in FurWinsford Guardianall 5 news articles »
Posted on 14 August 2014 | 3:36 pm
  Roman Polanski abandons film festival visit The GuardianRoman Polanski abandons film festival visit after 'paedophile' accusationsThe GuardianThe Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski has been forced to pull out of an appearance at the Locarno film festival, where he was due to pick up a lifetime achievement award, after Swiss politicians and newspapers accused him of being a paedophile.Roman Polanski Withdraws From Locarno Festival Amid ProtestsHollywood ReporterRoman Polanski Cancels Locarno Festival Visit Following PressureVarietyRoman Polanski backs out of Locarno Film Festival over backlashEntertainment -Indie Wireall 40 news articles »
Posted on 13 August 2014 | 9:36 am
  No lifetime achievement award for Polanski - lifetime achievement award for"I am sorry to inform you that having considered the extent to which my planned appearance at the Locarno Festival provokes tensions and controversies among those opposed to my visit," Polanski explained in a statement published on the festival's ...Polanski pulls out of Swiss festival amid paedophile jibesthenews.plSoggy silver screeningThe Economist (blog)Charlie Chaplin to be paid tribute on 67th Locarno Film FestivalIndiantelevision.comall 6 news articles »
Posted on 13 August 2014 | 5:27 am
  How Roman Polanski and Jonathan Demme Blur Jewish Daily ForwardHow Roman Polanski and Jonathan Demme Blur the Line Between Fiction and ...Jewish Daily ForwardOne of these outtakes came to mind recently thanks to two new movies: “Venus in Fur” by Roman Polanski, based on the play by David Ives, based on the novel by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch; and “A Master Builder” by Jonathan Demme, based on the ...
Posted on 11 August 2014 | 8:23 am


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  Sharon Tate's sister Debra speaks outDebra Tate was 16 when her sister Sharon, the actress wife of Roman Polanski, eight and a half months pregnant, was slaughtered by Manson and his 'family' on August 8, 1969 in California.
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 7:57 pm
  Polanski skips Swiss movie festival afterAcclaimed director Roman Polanski announced on Tuesday he would not attend the Locarno film festival in Switzerland in a bid to defuse a growing storm over his appearance. Lauded for his movie-making skills, Polanski is a divisive figure who was detained in Switzerland in 2009 on a US warrant related to a 1970s child sex case. It was to have been Polanski's first appearance at Locarno, which he ...
Posted on 12 August 2014 | 1:12 pm
  Roman Polanski cancels festival appearanceControversial director Roman Polanski has pulled out of a planned trip to a Swiss film festival following a raft of protests.
Posted on 12 August 2014 | 12:29 pm
  Roman Polanski won't go to Locarno FilmRoman Polanski, the controversial director who is still a fugitive in the United States, has decided not to attend the Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland this week due to recent protests. read more
Posted on 12 August 2014 | 11:47 am
  Roman Polanski axes film festival appearanceThe newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
Posted on 12 August 2014 | 9:28 am


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  Mini-Series 'Houdini', Starring AdrienBrody is most famous for his role in Roman Polanski’s classic 2002 film The Pianist, for which he won an Oscar for his portrayal of a Polish-Jewish musician who eluded the clutches of the Nazis in occupied Warsaw. He is still the only actor under the age ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 10:41 am
  Adrien Brody Does Not Lead a Normal LifeSince becoming the youngest Best Actor Oscar winner a decade ago – for Roman Polanski‘s World War II film “The Piano” – he has searched hard for roles he believes in. Also read: Adrien Brody Can't Escape Death as Harry ‘Houdini’ in Miniseries ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 8:23 am
  Last Call at Cult Fiction Underground: WhenLandlady w/Photo Ops Tonight at The Stone Fox Aug 29, 2014 Slammers w/Roman Polanski's Baby, Bleed the Pigs and Some Kind of Nightmare Tonight at The End Aug 29, 2014 Dent May w/Meth Dad Tonight at The Stone Fox Aug 29, 2014 The Neckbones Tonight at The ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 7:47 am
  Kevin Kline takes on Errol Flynn and 'My OldThat Flynn was having an affair with a teenager, said Kline, was "pretty icky. It's a little like Roman Polanski if he had stayed with the girl." Kline watched every movie and read books about Flynn, including his autobiography, "My Wicked, Wicked Ways."
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 3:03 am
  Criticwire Classic of the Week: RomanMany credit Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" with the birth of the modern horror film, a relocation from gothic castles and the past to the present day and a realistic boogeyman. But "Psycho" attempts to explain the psychosis of its monster (even if HItchcock ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 1:30 am