Won 1 Oscar.
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Taxi Driver Who Hands Over the Matches to Dr. Walker
Boy who wants to buy a bicycle
Directed the music video for Italian musician Vasco Rossi's song, "Gli Angeli" (1996)
3 Biographical Movies |
12 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
5 Interviews |
65 Articles |
6 Pictorials |
6 Magazine Cover Photos |
R. Polanski | Roman Polañski
5' 3" (1.6 m)
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[on Bitter Moon
(1992)] The fact that sexual attraction wanes, that's what fascinated me. That has nothing to do with love, which can actually deepen as sex declines. The premise of the film is that love cannot last forever in its true intensity. It must bleed or end tragically. If it has peaks, it must have lows. I hadn't done a movie like this for a long time, and I felt strongly not only that ...
Shortly before her murder, wife Sharon Tate
gave Polanski a copy of Thomas Hardy
's 1891 novel "Tess of the d'Urbervilles", and he planned to film it with her. When he finally made the movie Tess
(1979), he dedicated it to her.