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#Roman Polanski

# roman-polanski - Saturday 9 November, 2019

French former model accuses director Roman Polanski of rape
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# Roman Polanski

French former model accuses director Roman Polanski of rape

Nov 9th 2019, 5:19 PM 35,531 Views 29 Comments

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
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# Expelled

Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski expelled from the film Academy

May 3rd 2018, 10:50 PM 13,708 Views 0 Comments

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
# Plea Deal
# Plea Deal

Roman Polanski in legal bid to return to US

Aug 19th 2017, 3:45 PM 9,524 Views 20 Comments

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
# Plea Deal
# Plea Deal

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

Apr 4th 2017, 7:19 AM 7,352 Views 18 Comments

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
# Plea Deal
# Plea Deal

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

Feb 16th 2017, 10:00 PM 20,090 Views 43 Comments

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
# Cesar Awards
# Cesar Awards

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

Jan 24th 2017, 12:18 PM 11,756 Views 36 Comments

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
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# Roman Polanski

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

Dec 6th 2016, 12:21 PM 11,334 Views 19 Comments

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
# Extradition Saga
# Extradition Saga

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

Nov 27th 2015, 8:30 PM 14,053 Views 19 Comments

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
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# Forbidden

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

Oct 30th 2015, 2:52 PM 13,239 Views 35 Comments

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
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# Courts

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

Jan 7th 2015, 5:27 PM 11,024 Views 27 Comments

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
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# Roman Polanski

Polanski blames the Pill for 'masculinising' women

May 25th 2013, 5:51 PM 16,059 Views 54 Comments

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
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# Film

Irish Film Institute highlights Roman Polanski films

Jan 4th 2013, 7:30 PM 5,772 Views 31 Comments

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

Roman Polanski thanks Swiss prison staff in award acceptance speech
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Roman Polanski thanks Swiss prison staff in award acceptance speech

Sep 28th 2011, 10:28 AM 483 Views 6 Comments

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