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Polish Judge Wants More From U.S. on Polanski Extradition Request

A judge in Poland says he has asked American officials for more documents to support their request for the extradition of Roman Polanski.

Polish court seeks U.S. help on Polanski case by August 8

WARSAW (Reuters) - A Polish court on Friday said that it has requested legal help from the United States as it decides whether to extradite filmmaker Roman Polanski over a 1977 child sex crime conviction and that the United States has until Aug. 8 to reply.

The 1968 Playmate of the Year AMC AMX Comes With A Very Twisted Story

last monthVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Victoria Vetri, better known as Angela Dorian, was the Playmate of the Year in 1968 and got a pink AMX as a trophy. Then came Roman Polanski, the Manson Murders, and a nine year prison sentence four decades later. Read more...

Roman Polanski's 'Repulsion' to Hit Blu-Ray

His major horror film before "Rosemary's Baby," Roman Polanski's somewhat rare "Repulsion" is now hitting Blu-Ray courtesy of Criterion in July! The HD room broke the news about the release, which is hitting stores July 28. Here areShow More Summary

Good News -- The 'Rosemary's Baby' Remake Is Stillborn

There are simply some movies that must not be remade. Roman Polanski's "Rosemary's Baby" was slated for a redo from Platinum Dunes. Collider interviewed Dunes producers Brad Fuller and Andrew Form who said the project has been aborted. "We went down that road and we even talked to the best writers in town and it feels like it might not be do-able. Show More Summary

Watch This: Roman Polanski goes back to Chinatown territory with this clever thriller

Every day, Watch This offers staff recommendations inspired by the week’s new releases or premieres. This week: As we roll out our picks for the best films of the decade so far, several A.V. Club writers stump for favorites that didn’t make the list. Show More Summary

Roman Polanski Extradition Hearing Adjourned Until Late May

Judge in Polish court asks U.S. for more documents and papers from Swiss hearing that rejected extradition bid in 2010. read more

Prada Releases “The Postman Dreams” Series of 5 Short Films

Prada is known to collaborate with some of the best filmmakers of our time including Wes Anderson and Roman Polanski. This season, the Italian maison employed the relatively under-the-radar American director Autumn de Wilde to produce a… The post Prada Releases “The Postman Dreams” Series of 5 Short Films appeared first on Selectism.

She’s Got a Little Bit of the Devil in Her

Do expectations work for or against a remake of Rosemary’s Baby? When I first heard that NBC was adapting Roman Polanski’s great, unnerving film (itself an adaptation of an Ira Levin novel), I made the traditional noise that greets news of all unnecessary remakes: “Whhhuuugghhh,” why meets ugh. Show More Summary

30 Beautiful Portraits of Mia Farrow with Pixie Haircut in the 1960s

In 1967 Vidal Sassoon was filmed cutting Mia Farrow’s luscious long locks into a cropped pixie cut for Roman Polanski’s new movie, Rosemary’s Baby. It was the most famous moment in haircut history. It changed the perception of feminine beauty. Show More Summary

America Wants Polanski

Roman Polanski testified at a hearing in Poland on Wednesday about a U.S. request for the Oscar-winning director’s extradition over a child-sex case dating back to 1977. The court reportedly said that it needed more time to make a decision in the case. Judge Dariusz Mazur scheduled another hearing, which could be sometime in April [...]

Polanski Questioned at Extradition Hearing in Poland

A Polish court considers the United States' request for the extradition of Roman Polanski.

Newswire: Poland might actually extradite Roman Polanski (but probably won’t)

Roman Polanski has been a proponent of the “He’s Too Famous To Be Punished” defense for decades, but it sounds like that time he drugged and raped a 13-year-old girl and then ran away before he could get punished for it might finally be catching up with him. Show More Summary

Roman Polanski to attend Polish court hearing

3 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Filmmkaker will attend hearing over a U.S. request for his extradition over a 1977 sex crime

Roman Polanski Faces New Hearing

The US is still trying to extradite Roman Polanski from Poland, and the 81-year-old director will attend a hearing on the matter next Wednesday, his lawyer said today. Polanski, who pleaded guilty to unlawful sex with a 13-year-old in 1977 but fled the US after serving 42 days in a...

Film - Roman Polanski's Chinatown

Thu 12 Feb This free (!) Thursday night screening from legendary director takes classic film noirs and the Los Angeles of yesteryear as its muse. It also features...

Will Roman Polanski Finally Be Extradited From Poland?

4 months agoLifestyle : xoJane

We all know Roman Polanski is a rapist. So why hasn't he been held accountable?

Prosecutors in Poland Send Polanski Extradition Request to Court

4 months agoArts : NYTimes: ArtsBeat

The prosecutors' office in Krakow says a request by the United States for the extradition of the director Roman Polanski can proceed.

Poland questions Roman Polanski after US extradition bid

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Polish prosecutors said Thursday they had questioned filmmaker Roman Polanski, as they weigh extraditing him to the United States for sentencing on charges he raped a 13-year-old girl in 1977. The 81-year-old French-Polish director was questioned late Wednesday “in the context of the...

Roman Polanski’s Rape Victim Forgives Fallen Director Completely: ‘He Owned Up To What He Did’

After a photo shoot spiraled into the infamous and ultimate destruction of director Roman Polanski and his alleged teen rape victim, Samantha Geimer, there was no turning back. But… READ ON

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