Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski

Additional Names: Raymond Polański (Geburtsname)
Darsteller, Regie, Drehbuch, Produzent
*18.08.1933 Paris, Frankreich


Born in Paris on 18.8.1933, he grew up in Cracow and, after 1941, lived in the ghetto there. He made his directorial debut in 1962, received a Silver Bear for "Repulsion" in 1965 and a Golden Bear in 1966 for "Cul-de-Sac". He moved to the USA in 1968 where his films "The Fearless Vampire Killers" and Rosemary"s Baby" were successful. In 1975 he won a Golden Globe for "Chinatown" and in 2002 the Golden Palm for "The Pianist", which also won an Oscar in 2003. He received the European Film Award for his life’s work in 2006.

Source: 60 Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)


2013 Venus im Pelz
Director, Screenplay
2010/2011 Der Gott des Gemetzels
Director, Screenplay
2009/2010 Der Ghostwriter
Director, Screenplay
2008 Komeda: A Soundtrack for a Life
2001/2002 Der Pianist
Director, Producer
1972 Was?
Cast, Director, Screenplay


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