Directed and starred in the hit Paris stage production of "Amadeus" in the early 1980s.
R. Polanski | Roman Polañski
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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In 1969, he was writing a script for a film about the Donner Party, as well as a biography of Italian violinist and composer Niccolò Paganini
, but both projects were abandoned.
By the end of his films, the protagonist often meets an uncertain, melancholic future ("The Ninth Gate", "The Ghostwriter", "Rosemary's Baby", "Chinatown", "Macbeth")