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Roman Polanski (born Raymond Liebling, August 18, 1933 in Paris) is a Franco-Polish film director, writer, actor and producer. A celebrated arthouse filmmaker, and Hollywood director of such films as Rosemary's Baby (1968) and Chinatown (1974), he is also known for his tumultuous personal life. In 1969, his wife, Sharon Tate, was murdered by the Manson Family. In 1978, after pleading guilty to having unlawful sexual intercourse with a thirteen year old girl, Polanski fled to France, where he now resides.

Unwilling to return to the United States and face arrest, he has continued to direct films in Europe, including Frantic (1988), the Academy Award-winning and Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or-winning The Pianist (2002), and Oliver Twist (2005).

Filmography

Director

Director

Year Film Also known as Oscar
nominations
Oscar wins
1955 Zaczarowany rower Bicycle
1957 Morderstwo A Murderer
Uśmiech zębiczny A Toothful Smile
Rozbijemy zabawę Break Up the Dance
1958 Dwaj ludzie z szafą Two Men and a Wardrobe
1959 Lampa The Lamp
Gdy spadają anioły When Angels Fall
1961 Le Gros et le Maigre The Fat and the Lean
Ssaki Mammals
1962 Nóż w wodzie Knife in the Water 1
1964 Les plus belles escroqueries du mondeTemplate:Refn The World's Most Beautiful Swindlers
1965 Repulsion*
1966 Cul-de-sac
1967 The Fearless Vampire KillersTemplate:Refn Dance of the Vampires
1968 Rosemary's Baby* 2 1
1971 Macbeth
1972 Weekend of a Champion
1972 What? Diary of Forbidden Dreams
1974 Chinatown 11 1
1976 Le Locataire* The Tenant
1979 Tess 6 3
1986 Pirates 1
1988 Frantic
1992 Bitter Moon
1994 Death and the Maiden
1999 The Ninth Gate
2002 The Pianist 7 3
2005 Oliver Twist
2007 To Each His Own CinemaTemplate:Refn
2010 The Ghost Writer
2011 Carnage
2012 A Therapy (Short)
2013 La Vénus à la fourrure Venus in Fur
2017 D'après une histoire vraie Based on a True Story




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