Friday Aug 22
The Great Roman
Known for his absurdist dark humour, Roman Polanski continues to delight us with his notorious brand of cinema at 81 By the time he was 40, Roman Polanski had seriously contemplated quitting filmmaking; so exhausted was he by the process of negotiating with forces inimical to his artistic vision.
Roman Polanski Withdraws From Locarno Festival Amid Protests
The Oscar winner was scheduled to receive a lifetime achievement honor and screen his latest film at the Swiss festival Roman Polanski has pulled out of the Locarno Film Festival after the announcement that he would receive a lifetime achievement honor sparked protests.
Cinema Chat: 'Venus in Fur,' 'I Origins' and more at the movies
This photo released by IFC Films shows director Roman Polanski, left, and Mathieu Amalric as Thomas behind the scenes in Polanski's film, "Venus in Fur," a Sundance Selects Release.
Seigner says Venus no peek at life with Polanski
"There are not so many great roles for women. I think there are some, but the better roles are mostly for men," says French actress Emmanuelle Seigner.
Roman Polanski to Receive Honor at Locarno Film Festival
The Locarno international film festival will honor Oscar-winning Polish director Roman Polanski with a special award at this year's fest.