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# Roman Polanski

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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.
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 in legal bid to return to US
The Polish-born filmmaker was accused of drugging and raping an underage girl in 1977.
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 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 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.
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.
Poland refuses to extradite film director Polanski to US over rape of 13-year-old
The latest chapter in a four-decade saga.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.