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French former model accuses director Roman Polanski of rape
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French former model accuses director Roman Polanski of rape

Nov 9th 2019, 5:19 PM 35,525 Views 29 Comments

Polanski has previously admitted the statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl in the US.

Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski expelled from the film Academy
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Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski expelled from the film Academy

May 3rd 2018, 10:50 PM 13,703 Views 0 Comments

The Academy last October also voted to expel disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein.

Roman Polanski in legal bid to return to US
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Roman Polanski in legal bid to return to US

Aug 19th 2017, 3:45 PM 9,524 Views 20 Comments

The Polish-born filmmaker was accused of drugging and raping an underage girl in 1977.

Judge refuses to say if Roman Polanski will serve jail time as he plots return to US
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Judge refuses to say if Roman Polanski will serve jail time as he plots return to US

Apr 4th 2017, 7:19 AM 7,352 Views 18 Comments

Polanski “wants answers – and will only show up if he likes the answers,” the district attorney said.

Roman Polanski wants assurances he won't serve jail time as he plots return to US
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Roman Polanski wants assurances he won't serve jail time as he plots return to US

Feb 16th 2017, 10:00 PM 20,088 Views 43 Comments

The film director fled the US over 40 years ago.

Roman Polanski withdraws from 'French Oscars' after backlash over his child rape case
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Roman Polanski withdraws from 'French Oscars' after backlash over his child rape case

Jan 24th 2017, 12:18 PM 11,754 Views 36 Comments

A petition calling for the 83-year-old to be removed garnered nearly 62,000 signatures.

Oscar-winning director won't be sent to the US to face sentence for statutory rape
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Oscar-winning director won't be sent to the US to face sentence for statutory rape

Dec 6th 2016, 12:21 PM 11,331 Views 19 Comments

Roman Polanski is still wanted in the United States for sentencing over the 1977 statutory rape of Samantha Gailey.

Poland refuses to extradite film director Polanski to US over rape of 13-year-old
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Poland refuses to extradite film director Polanski to US over rape of 13-year-old

Nov 27th 2015, 8:30 PM 14,050 Views 19 Comments

The latest chapter in a four-decade saga.

Polish court denies statutory rape extradition for Oscar-winner Roman Polanski
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Polish court denies statutory rape extradition for Oscar-winner Roman Polanski

Oct 30th 2015, 2:52 PM 13,235 Views 35 Comments

The judge in the case said that an extradition procedure would “violate the human rights” of the 83-year-old director.

US asks Poland to extradite director Polanski over rape of 13-year-old
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US asks Poland to extradite director Polanski over rape of 13-year-old

Jan 7th 2015, 5:27 PM 11,023 Views 27 Comments

Polanski pleaded guilty to the 1977 rape, but left the US before he was sentenced.

Polanski blames the Pill for 'masculinising' women
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Polanski blames the Pill for 'masculinising' women

May 25th 2013, 5:51 PM 16,050 Views 54 Comments

Speaking at the Cannes Film Festival, the filmmaker said he thought feminism and advances in contraception had blurred the distinctions between the sexes.

Irish Film Institute highlights Roman Polanski films
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Irish Film Institute highlights Roman Polanski films

Jan 4th 2013, 7:30 PM 5,764 Views 31 Comments

Controversial director under the spotlight in January schedule of films as two of his major movies are re-released.

Roman Polanski thanks Swiss prison staff in award acceptance speech
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Roman Polanski thanks Swiss prison staff in award acceptance speech

Sep 28th 2011, 10:28 AM 481 Views 6 Comments

The director returns to Zurich two years after being arrested there on sex-crime charges dating back to 1978.