80 wins & 72 nominations.
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Taxi Driver Who Hands Over the Matches to Dr. Walker
Boy who wants to buy a bicycle
Directed and starred in the hit Paris stage production of "Amadeus" in the early 1980s.
3 Biographical Movies |
12 Print Biographies |
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68 Articles |
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R. Polanski | Roman Polañski
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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[on aborted film The Double with John Travolta
] So many people had put so much effort into that project when all of a sudden everything fell apart. Pierre Guffroy
, my longtime production designer, cried when we tore down the set. Travolta claimed I'd changed the script without him agreeing. Besides the fact that it was within my rights to do so, the whole thing was a joke. On the other hand, ...
In November 1989, Polanski was approached by Warner Bros. to adapt and direct Mikhail A. Bulgakov
's novel The Master and Margarita. The project was subsequently dropped by Warner Bros. due to budgetary concerns and the studio's belief that the subject matter was no longer relevant due to the fall of the Berlin Wall. Polanski has described his script as the best he has ever adapted.