Roman Polanski

Reel Women: 'Venus in Fur' Goes Meta in Dissecting Gender Dynamics

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by Britt Hayes June 20, 2014 @ 4:11 PM
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Roman Polanski created a manic adaptation of 'Venus in Fur' in translating David Ives' acclaimed stage play to French and casting wife Emmanuelle Seigner alongside Mathieu Amalric. It's a verbose production that does more than merely meditate on gender dynamics; it explicitly and gleefully deconstructs them, if you can keep up with tantalizingly swift banter between its two stars.

Roman Polanski to Tackle Dreyfuss Affair with 'D'

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by Damon Houx May 9, 2012 @ 5:31 PM
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Perhaps the threat of being sent back to America has reinvigorated Roman Polanski, as he's now setting up his next film 'D.' The film would tell the true life story of the Dreyfuss affair, where a man was wrongly imprisoned for twelve years for trading secrets, while the man who thought he was framed - and eventually freed him - was also charged with crimes he didn't commit.