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#Roman Polanski

# roman-polanski - Saturday 9 November, 2019

French former model accuses director Roman Polanski of rape

Polanski has previously admitted the statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl in the US.

# roman-polanski - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski expelled from the film Academy

The Academy last October also voted to expel disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein.

# roman-polanski - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Roman Polanski in legal bid to return to US

The Polish-born filmmaker was accused of drugging and raping an underage girl in 1977.

# roman-polanski - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Judge refuses to say if Roman Polanski will serve jail time as he plots return to US

Polanski “wants answers – and will only show up if he likes the answers,” the district attorney said.

# roman-polanski - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Roman Polanski wants assurances he won't serve jail time as he plots return to US

The film director fled the US over 40 years ago.

# roman-polanski - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Roman Polanski withdraws from 'French Oscars' after backlash over his child rape case

A petition calling for the 83-year-old to be removed garnered nearly 62,000 signatures.

# roman-polanski - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Oscar-winning director won't be sent to the US to face sentence for statutory rape

Roman Polanski is still wanted in the United States for sentencing over the 1977 statutory rape of Samantha Gailey.

# roman-polanski - Friday 27 November, 2015

Poland refuses to extradite film director Polanski to US over rape of 13-year-old

The latest chapter in a four-decade saga.

# roman-polanski - Friday 30 October, 2015

Polish court denies statutory rape extradition for Oscar-winner Roman Polanski

The judge in the case said that an extradition procedure would “violate the human rights” of the 83-year-old director.

# roman-polanski - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

US asks Poland to extradite director Polanski over rape of 13-year-old

Polanski pleaded guilty to the 1977 rape, but left the US before he was sentenced.

# roman-polanski - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Polanski blames the Pill for 'masculinising' women

Speaking at the Cannes Film Festival, the filmmaker said he thought feminism and advances in contraception had blurred the distinctions between the sexes.

# roman-polanski - Friday 4 January, 2013

Irish Film Institute highlights Roman Polanski films

Controversial director under the spotlight in January schedule of films as two of his major movies are re-released.

# roman-polanski - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Roman Polanski thanks Swiss prison staff in award acceptance speech Polanski

Roman Polanski thanks Swiss prison staff in award acceptance speech

The director returns to Zurich two years after being arrested there on sex-crime charges dating back to 1978.