Won 1 Oscar.
Another 80 wins & 52 nominations.
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Taxi Driver Who Hands Over the Matches to Dr. Walker
Boy who wants to buy a bicycle
1976: Provided his own dubbing in the Italian post-synchronized version of his film 'Le Locataire' (L'inquilino del terzio piano).
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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It's getting more and more difficult to make an ambitious and original film. There are less and less independent producers or independent companies and an increasing number of corporations who are more interested in balance sheets than in artistic achievement. They want to make a killing each time they produce a film. They're only interested in the lowest common denominator because they're trying...
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.