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(1965)

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Features the first depiction of female orgasm (sound only) to be passed by the British Board of Film Censors.
This film, along with Rosemary's Baby (1968) and The Tenant (1976), forms a loose trilogy by Roman Polanski about the horrors of apartment/city dwelling.
In his autobiography, Roman Polanski admitted that he and co-writer Gérard Brach came up with the film so as to have a commercial success which would then help them fund the making of Cul-De-Sac (1966), a much more personal project for them.
Roman Polanski: appears (at around 1hr 41mins) disguised as a woman among the tenants who came pouring in Carol's apartment.
Premiere voted this movie as one of "The 25 Most Dangerous Movies".
Roman Polanski's first English-language film.
The scene where Catherine Deneuve stumbles across the bridge and down the street was filmed at Hammersmith Bridge, London.
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When Roman Polanski first announced this, he stated the actress he required would have to be " an angel with a slightly soiled halo".
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Including among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider.
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Anthony Chinn, who appears as an interrogator in The Man Who Came in From The Cold, is seen here as workman sitting next to Mike Pratt in early sequence when Cath Deneuve crosses road and Pratt requests Cath for sexual relations. Chinn would later appear as main alien in tv series UFO
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