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Polanski, Roman

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Chinatown by Roman Polanski( Visual )

103 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California is hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair. Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together for one, unforgettable night in Chinatown
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

154 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic tragedy about the lust for power and its ultimate bloody consequences. Macbeth is a Scottish war hero whose insane ambition unleashes a cycle of violence. Prompted by the supernatural prophecy of three witches, Macbeth is then goaded by his lady into slaying King Duncan in order to assume the throne. He plunges further into murder and moral decay to keep the unsteady crown on his head
Rosemary's Baby by Roman Polanski( Visual )

78 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Ira Levin's bestselling novel, Mia Farrow plays "a young mother-to-be who grows increasingly suspicious that her over-friendly elderly neighbors and self-involved actor husband are hatching a satanic plot against her and her baby."
Tess by Roman Polanski( Visual )

94 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic romance, Tess Darbeyville, a beautiful young peasant in late 19th century England, seeks her fortune with the wealthy D'Urbervilles, whom her family believes to be distant relatives. Although Tess rejects the advances of the D'Urberville's son Alex, he forcibly seduces her, leaving her pregnant and alone. After her sickly baby dies, Tess falls in love with Angel, a parson's son, who abandons her on their wedding night after she confesses her past "sin." This forces Tess to return to Alex, a fateful decision with tragic consequences
Nóż w wodzie Knife in the water by Roman Polanski( Visual )

122 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of three people completely isolated for 24 hours aboard a weekend pleasure boat
Repulsion by Roman Polanski( Visual )

162 editions published between 1881 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carol is a fragile, frigid young Belgian beauty cracking up over the course of a terrifying weekend. Left alone by her vacationing sister in their London flat, she finds herself haunted by specters, real and imagined, as her insanity grows to a violent pitch
The ninth gate by Roman Polanski( Visual )

74 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rare book dealer is hired to locate the remaining copies of a demonic manuscript that can summon the devil
Frantic by Roman Polanski( Visual )

59 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the wife of an American cardiologist is kidnapped in Paris, he sets out to find her but encounters a web of language, locale, and bureaucracy
Oliver Twist by David Lean( Visual )

26 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A slightly darker version of the classic Charles Dickens tale. After living in poor conditions, Oliver runs away to the streets of London. There he meets a gang of pickpockets and soon Oliver's life is changed forever
Carnage by Roman Polanski( Visual )

32 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als twee schooljongens slaande ruzie krijgen, komen de beide ouderparen bij elkaar om de kwestie bij te leggen, maar hun ontmoeting ontaardt in chaos
Death and the maiden by Roman Polanski( Visual )

94 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen years ago, Paulina Escobar had her life shattered when she was taken prisoner and tortured by a sadistic doctor. Now, through a chance encounter, she may have found the man responsible for her nightmares and tonight he's going to pay. But how far will she go to get even? And how can she be sure, after so many years, that she has found the right man?
The fearless vampire killers, or, Pardon me, but your teeth are in my neck by Roman Polanski( Visual )

77 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spoof of old vampire films finds a young maiden kidnapped by a Jewish vampire and his gay son
The tenant by Roman Polanski( Visual )

52 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quiet, timid file clerk whose unremarkable life begins to be increasingly overshadowed with dread and fear after he moves into his new home - an apartment building with an unhappy past. Adding to his paranoia are the building's other occupants, who do nothing to alleviate his growing obsession with the untimely, tragic fate of the apartment's previous tenant
La Vénus à la fourrure by Roman Polanski( Visual )

38 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French-language drama directed by Roman Polanski and based on the play of the same name by American playwright David Ives. Having trouble casting his theatrical production of Leopold von Sacher-Masoch's novel 'Venus in Furs', Thomas (Mathieu Amalric) is at the end of his tether trying to find a female lead. As he is about to leave the theatre after another long day of unsuccessful auditions, a dishevelled and weather-beaten woman, Vanda (Emmanuelle Seigner), arrives and demands that Thomas let her read for the part. Initially, Thomas is reluctant to do so, but Vanda succeeds in changing his mind. As the audition begins and Thomas assumes the role of the submissive male in the play, it quickly becomes apparent that Vanda is perfect for the part and the line between real life and art becomes blurred
The kid stays in the picture by Brett Morgen( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meteórico ascenso, caída y nuevo ascenso del legendario productor Robert Evans. Tras una glamurosa aunque corta carrera como actor, Evans decidió probar suerte en la producción. Sin ninguna experiencia previa consigue un trabajo en Paramount Pictures y acaba siendo responsable de títulos como "El Padrino", "Love Story" o "Chinatown"
Cul-de-sac by Roman Polanski( Visual )

49 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A withdrawn couple's isolated house is infiltrated by a rude, burly American gangster on the run. The three engage in role-playing games of sexual and emotional humiliations. An evocative, claustrophobic, and morbidly funny tale of the modern world in chaos
Roman Polanski : interviews by F. X Feeney( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of interviews spans nearly forty years and comprises translations from French, German, and Spanish newspapers and magazines and transcripts of British and American television and radio appearances." -- from the publisher
Roman by Roman Polanski( Book )

24 editions published between 1934 and 1984 in 9 languages and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiografie van de Poolse cineast (geb. 1933)
Death and the maiden by Ariel Dorfman( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Press kit includes 1 booklet and 5 photographs
Der Pianist by Ronald Harwood( )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wladyslaw Szpilman, un brillante pianista polaco y judío, escapa de la deportación tras la invasión de Polonia por las tropas alemanas al comienzo de la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Obligado a vivir con su familia en el corazón del ghetto de Varsovia, comparte el sufrimiento, la humillación y los esfuerzos por sobrevivir
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Alternative Names

Liebling, Raimund

Liebling, Raimund 1933-

Liebling, Rajmund Roman 1933-

Liebling, Raymond

Liebling, Raymond Roman.

Liebling , Roman

Liebling, Roman 1933-


Polański, Rajmund Roman Thiery

Polanski, Raymond

Polański, Raymond 1933-

Polanski, Roman.

Polański, Roman 1933-

Polański, Roman Raymond 1933-

Polaņskis, Romāns, 1933-

Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski cineasta franco-polaco

Roman Polański lengyel színész, film- és színházi rendező, forgatókönyvíró

Roman Polanski Polish-French film director, producer, writer, and actor

Roman Polański Polnischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Schauspieler

Roman Polański polski reżyser i aktor

Roman Polański Pools filmregisseur

Roman Polański regista polacco

Roman Polanski skrivagner gallek

Romāns Polaņskis

Romanus Polanski

Ρόμαν Πολάνσκι

Раман Паланскі

Роман Полански франко-польский кинорежиссёр

Роман Полянський

Ռոման Պոլանսկի

ראמאן פאלאנסקי

רומן פולנסקי

رومان بولانسكي

رومن پولانسکی

ڕۆمان پۆلانسکی

रोमान पोलान्स्की

রোমান পোলান্ স্কি

ரோமன் போலான்ஸ்கி

റൊമാൻ പൊളാൻസ്കി

โรมัน โปลันสกี

რომან პოლანსკი

로만 폴란스키

폴란스키, 로만 1933-

ポランスキー, ロマン




A performance of MacbethRosemary's BabyNóż w wodzie Knife in the waterRepulsionFranticThe fearless vampire killers, or, Pardon me, but your teeth are in my neckRoman Polanski : interviews