Oscar-winning filmmaker and fugitive from justice is headed back to Cannes Film Festival.
The Cannes Film Festival has just made a handful of additions to its Official Selection, including Roman Polanski’s Based On A True Story (D’Après Une Histoire Vraie) which will screen out of competition. The Eva Green-starrer had been...Show More Summary
The rape victim of film director Roman Polanski has accused the office of the L.A. District Attorney of failing to protect her and investigate misconduct in her case for the advancement of the staff’s own careers. Samantha Geimer was 13 years old in 1977 when Polanski drugged and raped her at actor...
Roman Polanski's victim has expressed her outrage to the Los Angeles District Attorney's office over the way she has been treated by legal authorities in a case that has now span 40 years. Meanwhile Polanski's attorney has been trying to clear the way for the director to return to the United States without any required jail time. Show More Summary
Roman Polanski has been attempting to return to the US, after years of avoiding extradition from Europe, on the condition that an L.A. County Superior Court judge unseal old transcripts that prove he made a deal with a judge in 1977 that excluded more jail time. Read more...
The woman who Roman Polanski raped when she was 13-years old back in 1977 today stepped into the disgraced and self-exiled Oscar winning director's latest attempt to return to the U.S. but not face more jail time. Samantha Gailey wants "the Gunson transcript made available to Mr. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: The twists and turns of Roman Polanski's latest attempt to return to America nearly 40-years after the Oscar winner fled to avoid more prison for the rape of a 13-year old girl have now put a Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney in the spotlight with a scathing disciplinary complaint to the state bar. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: "Mr. Polanski was as justified in fleeing this Court’s illegal conduct as he was to flee the Germans who invaded Poland," starkly proclaims a new filing today by the Oscar winner's lawyer. The blast against U.S. justice comes...Show More Summary
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A judge in Los Angeles has denied the latest bid by filmmaker Roman Polanski to return to the U.S. to put his 1970s rape case to rest. Reuters reports that Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon ruled Monday that Polanski failed...
A judge rejected Roman Polanski’s bid to end his long-running underage sex abuse case without the fugitive director appearing in court
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A US judge on Monday rejected a motion by fugitive filmmaker Roman Polanski seeking assurances that he can return to the United States without fear of being jailed for having sex with a minor four decades ago.
The filmmaker is still wanted in the U.S. on rape charges dating back to 1977.
STILL A FIGUTIVE: Judge rejects Roman Polanski’s bid to end sex abuse case. Superior Court Judge Scott M. Gordon refused to address how Polanski would be sentenced if he returned to the U.S. after 40 years abroad. He noted that other courts, including a California appellate court, have ruled that the Oscar winner is a […]
"In a written decision handed down Monday, L.A. County Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon said that Polanski's current motions are based on the same arguments previously presented and rejected by other judges. 'No sufficient or compelling basis for reconsideration of these issues... has been presented,' he wrote in the 13-page decision."
A Los Angeles judge on Monday rejected Roman Polanski's bid to end his long-running underage sex abuse case without the fugitive director appearing in court or being sentenced to more prison time. Superior Court Judge Scott M. Gordon refused to address how Polanski would be sentenced if he returned to...
LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles County judge has denied the latest effort by filmmaker Roman Polanski to resolve his 40-year-old statutory rape case, saying that the filmmaker cannot be sentenced in absentia because he remains a fugitive from justice. In a written decision handed down Monday, Los...