Won 1 Oscar.
Another 79 wins & 50 nominations.
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Taxi Driver Who Hands Over the Matches to Dr. Walker
Boy who wants to buy a bicycle
"Roman", William Morrow & Co. (1984)
3 Biographical Movies |
12 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
4 Interviews |
64 Articles |
6 Pictorials |
6 Magazine Cover Photos |
R. Polanski | Roman Polañski
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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[interview from 1976] Attention to detail is something that I have been always very fond of, even when I was doing my first little films at the film school, and even before then when I used to go the cinema, the films that really interested me as the viewer were the ones which had tremendous attention to detail. I think that detail creates atmosphere; and now when I go the cinema sometimes a ...
Won the Best Director Oscar in 2003 for The Pianist
(2002) at the age of 69 years and 7 months, making him the oldest person ever, as of now, to win that award to that point in time. Polanski eclipsed the record previously held by George Cukor
, who was 65 when he won for directing My Fair Lady
(1964). This record was beaten in 2005 when Clint Eastwood
won at the age of 74 for Million Dollar Baby
Likes to arrange shots from the protagonist's perspective and slowly pan around the room to points of interest as the character notices them.