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Polanski, Roman

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Chinatown by Roman Polanski( Visual )

285 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 4,343 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
The Pianist by Roman Polanski( Visual )

292 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 15 languages and held by 4,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the memoirs of Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish Jew, who was a brilliant pianist. He watched as his family was shipped off to Nazi labor camps. He managed to escape and lived for years in the ruins of Warsaw, hiding from the Nazis
Rosemary's Baby by Roman Polanski( Visual )

183 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After unwittingly becoming friendly with a coven of witches and warlocks, a young wife is impregnated by the Devil
The ghost writer by Roman Polanski( Visual )

72 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a gifted ghostwriter is hired to write the memoirs of former British Prime Minister Adam Lang, he quickly finds himself trapped in a web of political and sexual intrigue. Lang is implicated in a scandal over his administration's harsh tactics, and as the ghostwriter digs into the politician's past, he discovers secrets that threaten to jeopardize international relations forever
Tess by Roman Polanski( Visual )

147 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,764 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 )

149 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged journalist and his wife invite a footloose young hitch-hiker aboard their sail-boat for a Sunday outing in the Polish lake district. Like two peacocks, the men proceed to flaunt their virility before the woman, revealing a cynical sadism on the part of the husband and a growing resentment in the knife-wielding youth
Repulsion by Roman Polanski( Visual )

151 editions published between 1881 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,392 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
Carnage by Roman Polanski( Visual )

50 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two pairs of parents, one of whose child has hurt the other at a public park, meet to discuss the matter in a civilized manner. However, the evening becomes quite chaotic as the parents become increasingly childish
Oliver Twist by David Lean( Visual )

76 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,360 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
Frantic by Roman Polanski( Visual )

96 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 1,299 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
The ninth gate by Roman Polanski( Visual )

69 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rare book dealer is hired to locate the remaining copies of a demonic manuscript that can summon the devil
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

33 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,161 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
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

152 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nightmarish vision of Shakespeare's classic tragedy about the lust for power and its bloody consequencies
Death and the maiden by Roman Polanski( Visual )

67 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 788 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 )

75 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spoof of old vampire films finds a young maiden kidnapped by a Jewish vampire and his gay son
Cul-de-sac by Roman Polanski( Visual )

90 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 569 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
La Vénus à la fourrure by Roman Polanski( Visual )

39 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a Parisian theatre after a day of auditioning actresses for the play he is preparing to direct, Thomas is distraught that none has what it takes to play the lead female character. He is getting ready to leave when Vanda appears: an unbridled and brazen whirlwind of energy. Vanda embodies everything Thomas hates. She is crude, idiotic, and will stop at nothing to get the part. But when Thomas finds himself backed into a corner and lets her try her luck, he is amazed to see Vanda transformed
The tenant by Roman Polanski( Visual )

53 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A displaced person becomes convinced that his fellow lodgers are out to murder him."--Halliwell's Film and video guide, 5th ed
The kid stays in the picture by Brett Morgen( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary Hollywood producer Robert Evans, the man behind such films as Rosemary's baby, Love story, Chinatown, and The Godfather - tells it like it is and was in Hollywood. Includes his appeal to the Board of Directors short film that saved Paramount Pictures in 1970. Also, includes archival interviews about Evans with stars and filmmakers. Includes an Evans gag reel
Bitter moon by Roman Polanski( Visual )

80 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of two very different couples whose wild dreams, outrageous fantasies and sexy realities collide one fateful night on a vacation cruise
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Alternative Names

Liebling, Raimund.

Liebling, Raimund 1933-

Liebling, Rajmund Roman

Liebling, Rajmund Roman 1933-

Liebling, Raymond.

Liebling, Raymond Roman.

Liebling , Roman

Liebling, Roman 1933-


Polański, Rajmund Roman Thiery

Polanski, Raymond

Polański, Raymond 1933-

Polański, 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 Polanski réalisateur de cinéma, producteur et scénariste franco-polonais

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 שחקן צרפתי

رومان بولانسكي

رومن پولانسکی

ڕۆمان پۆلانسکی

रोमान पोलान्स्की

রোমান পোলান্‌স্কি

ரோமன் போலான்ஸ்கி

റൊമാൻ പൊളാൻസ്കി

โรมัน โปลันสกี

რომან პოლანსკი

로만 폴란스키

폴란스키, 로만 1933-

ポランスキー, ロマン


羅曼·波蘭斯基 波兰电影导演


The PianistRosemary's BabyNóż w wodzie = Knife in the waterRepulsionFranticMacbethA performance of MacbethThe fearless vampire killers, or, Pardon me, but your teeth are in my neckBitter moon