A documentary about Roman Polanski, the man and filmmaker. Roman Polanski speaks about his eventful life story and career in conversation with Andrew Braunsberg, his former business partner, producer, and friend of many years.
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In 1977, Roman Polanski was arrested in Los Angeles on charges he gave drugs and had sex with a 13-year-old girl he was photographing for Vogue. Eleven months later, having pled guilty to one count, he fled to Europe before sentencing. This film examines that year-long period, using archival footage of the media frenzy and of Polanski's life before the charges, clips from his films, and contemporary interviews with many of the principles - attorneys, the victim, and Polanski's friends and associates. Polanski remains enigmatic, but portraits emerge of the machinations of justice and of a judge more interested in his image than his word or the law. Written by
The guy repeatedly raped a 13-year-old girl and sodomized her. Roman will always be a rapist and a child molester first and a director second. This is what defines him as a human being and it's been defining him ever since he committed the rape. Obviously, we don't know if this was his first or last one. This women could've simply been the only one coming forward. It's absolutely abominable that a respectable Western European country would help him avoid prosecution. It only shows complete lack of class and moral values. What's next, giving serial killers political asylum? There are so many excellent artists who are also quality people and they never had the chance to become successful during their lifetimes. Child molesters belong in jail, not among quality humans.
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