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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 |
4 Interviews |
64 Articles |
6 Pictorials |
6 Magazine Cover Photos |
R. Polanski | Roman Polañski
5' 3" (1.6 m)
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[on filmmaking] "You have to show violence the way it is. If you don't show it realistically, then that's immoral and harmful. If you don't upset people, then that's obscenity."
Received his first best director Oscar for the movie The Pianist
(2002) five months after the awards ceremony. His friend, Harrison Ford
, flew to France to present Polanski the award, since the director would be immediately arrested and incarcerated due to outstanding warrants stemming from his fleeing the US to avoid further imprisonment after his 1978 statutory rape conviction. [8 September ...
Likes to arrange shots from the protagonist's perspective and slowly pan around the room to points of interest as the character notices them.