Rajmund Roman Thierry Polański is a French-Polish film director, producer, writer, and actor. Since 1978, Polanski has been a fugitive from the U.S. criminal justice system; he fled the country while awaiting sentencing in his sexual abuse case, in which he pleaded guilty to statutory rape.
FRANCE 24 meets two Indonesian sisters who are fighting plastic pollution; Palestinians and Israelis unite in the West Bank for the olive harvesting season; the continuing debate over the Muslim.. France 24 - Published
PARIS — A French woman in her early 60s claims she was violently raped at age 18 by Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski, a fugitive from the U.S. for more than four decades since pleading guilty.. WorldNews - Published
Roman Polanski won the Venice film festival’s second-biggest prize on Saturday with An Officer and a Spy, in which the controversial director revisits the Dreyfus Affair, considered one of the.. France 24 - Published
"Joker" by US director Todd Phillips won best film at the Venice film festival Saturday while France's Ariane Ascaride won best actress and Roman Polanski took the grand jury prize for his film on the.. France 24 - Published
The dark drama "Joker" about the origins of the villainous character won the Golden Lion award at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday, while Roman Polanski's military drama about France's notorious.. Reuters - Published