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Roman Polanski


Who is Roman Polanski?

Roman Polanski is a Polish and, since 1976, naturalized-French film director, producer, writer, and actor. Having made films in Poland, the United Kingdom, France and the United States, he is considered one of the few "truly international filmmakers." Polanski's films have inspired diverse directors, including the Coen brothers, Wes Anderson, David Fincher, Atom Egoyan, Darren Aronofsky, Park Chan-wook, Abel Ferrara, and Wes Craven.

  • also known as Rajmund Liebling, Rajmund Roman Liebling, Rajmund Roman Thierry Polański, Roman Polañski, Roman Raymond Polanski, Roman Raymond Polański, Romek Wilk, R. Polanski, Romek Polanski
  • born on (82 years ago) in Paris, child of Ryszard Liebling and Bula Liebling
  • ethnicity: Jewish people, Poles, French people
  • nationality: France, Poland
  • profession: Film director, actor, screenwriter, film producer, writer
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Roman Polanski is a fictional character from the 2009 film Polanski Unauthorized.

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Google previewEspanol Contemporaneo (1990)

by George De Mello

IL ADJECTIVES WHICH DESCRIBE AND DIFFERENTIATE: POSTPOSITION An adjective which describes an object, differentiating that object from others of its kind, is placed after the noun it modifies: Roman Polanski is a short, nervous man ...

Google previewThe Routledge Encyclopedia of Films (2014)

by Sabine Haenni, Sarah Barrow, John White

Director: Roman Polanski. Producer: Robert Evans. Screenwriters: Robert Towne, Roman Polanski (uncredited). Cinematographer: John A. Alonzo. Editor: Sam O. Steen. Music: Jerry Goldsmith.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Religion and Film (2011)

by Eric Michael Mazur

Roman Polanski. Jack MacGowran, Roman Polanski, Alfie Bass, Jessie Robins, Sharon Tate. [Vampires] Fellini's Satyricon. See Satyricon. fem benspænd, The, (The Five Obstructions), 2003. Documentary. Dir. Jørgen Leth, Lars von Trier.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Holocaust Cinema (2012)

by Robert C. Reimer, Carol J. Reimer

plays piano in a café before a forced move to the Warsaw Ghetto in The Pianist (Roman Polanski, 2002). families in Krakow and in the Polish ...

Google previewA Dictionary of First Names (2006)

by Patrick Hanks, Kate Hardcastle, Flavia Hodges

Use of the name in the English- speaking world is recent, influenced perhaps by the film director Roman Polanski (b. 1933 as Raimund Liebling). Romeo Italian: from the medieval religious name Romeo 'pilgrim to Rome' (Late Latin Romaeus, ...

Google previewDictionary of Films (1972)

by Georges Sadoul, Peter Morris

Dir Roman Polanski Seen Roman Polanski, Gerard Brach Photog Gilbert Taylor Art Dir Voytek Mus Komeda Ed Alastair Mcln- tyre Cast Donald Pleasence, Francoise Dorleac, Lionel Stander, Jack MacGow- ran, William Franklyn Prod ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Transnational Crime and Justice (2012)

by Margaret E. Beare

A muchpublicized extradition episode involved Roman Polanski, a highly regarded Polish-born French citizen and Oscar-winning motion-picture ...

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I can only say that whatever my life and work have been, I'm not envious of anyone and this is my biggest satisfaction. (Roman Polanski)
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