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The Pianist (2002)

France/Germany/Poland/UK 150m, Colour Director: Roman Polanski; Cast: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Maureen Lipman, Emilia Fox, Michał Żebrowski The Pianist is an autobiographical drama based on the memoirs of … Continue reading

03/28/2016 · 1 Comment

Tess (1979)

France/UK 186m, Colour Director: Roman Polanski; cast: Nastassja Kinski, Peter Firth, Leigh Lawson A tragic love story and adaptation of the 1891 Thomas Hardy novel Tess of the d’Urbervilles, Tess … Continue reading

06/30/2015 · Leave a comment

The Tenant (1976)

France 125m, Colour Director: Roman Polanski; Cast: Roman Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas, Jo Van Fleet, Bernard Fresson, Lila Kedrova, Claude Dauphin, Shelley Winters, Josiane Balasko A bizarre psychological thriller, … Continue reading

05/13/2015 · 8 Comments

Repulsion (1965)

UK 105m, B&W Director: Roman Polanski; Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Yvonne Furneaux, Ian Hendry, John Fraser A psychological horror film, Repulsion is a stylish production starring Catherine Deneuve as Carol – … Continue reading

11/28/2012 · Leave a comment

The Ninth Gate (1999)

France/Spain 133m, Colour Director: Roman Polanski; Cast: Johnny Depp, Lena Olin, Frank Langella, Emmanuelle Seigner The Ninth Gate is an intriguing supernatural murder mystery based on the 1993 novel entitled … Continue reading

05/28/2011 · 3 Comments

The Ghost Writer (2010)

France, Germany, UK 128m, Colour Director: Roman Polanski; Cast: Ewan McGregor, Pierce Bronson, Olivia Williams and Kim Cattrall. The Ghost Writer is a clever weaving of recent political history and … Continue reading

09/20/2010 · 5 Comments

Chinatown (1974)

USA 131m, Colour Director: Roman Polanski; Cast: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston Set in 1937, Chinatown is a modern film noir that stars Jack Nicholson as private detective Jake … Continue reading

03/20/2010 · 3 Comments