80 wins & 72 nominations.
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Taxi Driver Who Hands Over the Matches to Dr. Walker
Boy who wants to buy a bicycle
Directed and starred in the hit Paris stage production of "Amadeus" in the early 1980s.
3 Biographical Movies |
12 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
5 Interviews |
67 Articles |
6 Pictorials |
6 Magazine Cover Photos |
R. Polanski | Roman Polañski
5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Evil and the Devil are two different things. The Devil is how humans like to imagine evil, with horns and a tail. Evil is part of our personality. I've never believed in occultism or the Devil, and I'm not at all religious. I'd rather read science books than something about occultism. When it comes to cinema, evil is simply a form of entertainment to me.
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.