Sex Charge Evader Roman Polanski: Happy Birthday!
Roman Raymond Polanski
(born August 18
) is an Academy Award
-winning and four-time nominated film director
. After beginning his career in Poland
, Polanski became a celebrated arthouse
filmmaker and Hollywood
director of such films as Rosemary's Baby
(1968) and Chinatown
(1974). Polanski is considered one of the world’s great film directors.
He is also known for his tumultuous personal life. He lived in Nazi occupied Poland during WWII. In 1969, his pregnant wife, Sharon Tate
, was murdered by the Manson Family
. In 1978, after pleading guilty in a plea bargain with the Los Angeles district attorney, to "unlawful sexual intercourse
" with a 13-year-old girl,
Polanski fled to France
before sentencing. He now lives there and has French citizenship (France has limited extradition with the United States
). He is considered by U.S. authorities to be a fugitive from justice.
He has continued to direct films from Europe, including Frantic
(1988), Death and the Maiden
(1994), The Ninth Gate
, the Academy Award-winning and Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or
-winning The Pianist
(2002), and Oliver Twist
||08.19.2008 01:32 AM
Happy birthday Roman, you sly old sodomite, you :)
||08.19.2008 01:34 AM
Woot Polanski Woot!
||08.19.2008 02:11 AM
best thread ever
||08.19.2008 07:29 AM
"Hey, chill guy. What's a little rough underage intercourse between friends?"
||10.03.2017 09:47 PM
Renate Langer, a 61-year-old former German actress, has reported to the Swiss police that the film director Roman Polanski raped her at a house in Gstaad in February 1972, when she was 15.
Ms. Langer is the fourth woman to publicly accuse Mr. Polanski of sexual assaulting her when she was a teenager.
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