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Polanski, Roman

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Chinatown by Roman Polanski( Visual )

291 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 4,354 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 )

209 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 14 languages and held by 4,010 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 )

176 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

76 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,933 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
Carnage by Roman Polanski( Visual )

59 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,394 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 )

75 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,368 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 )

100 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 1,306 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 )

77 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

136 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,229 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
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

26 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jon Finch is Macbeth, the Scottish war hero whose insane ambition unleashes a cycle of violence. Promoted by the supernatural prophecy of three witches, Macbeth is goaded by his Lady (Francesca Annis) into slaying King Duncan (Nicholas Selby) and assuming his throne. Macbeth plunges further into murder and moral decay to keep the unsteady crown on his head. While his wife crumbles away in guilt and madness, the haunted Macbeth fights t prevent another dark forecast which may doom him. (Quelle: Umschlag)
Repulsion by Roman Polanski( Visual )

148 editions published between 1881 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful young woman's fear of men spirals out of control, with tragic results
Nóż w wodzie by Roman Polanski( Visual )

101 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polanski's first feature film, an astute spare analysis of personality conflicts. The story of three people completely isolated for 24 hours aboard a weekend pleasure boat. Winner of the International Film Critic's Award at the Venice Film Festival, 1962
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

160 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

67 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 760 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 )

73 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spoof of old vampire films finds a young maiden kidnapped by a Jewish vampire and his gay son
Nóż w wodzie = Knife in the water( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in Polish and English and held by 636 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. Also includes 8 short films by Polanski produced between 1957 and 1962
The tenant by Roman Polanski( Visual )

54 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 568 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
Rosemary's baby( Visual )

11 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and held by 564 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."
Repulsion( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 557 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
La Vénus à la fourrure by Roman Polanski( Visual )

39 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 554 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
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The Pianist
Alternative Names

Liebling, Raimund.

Liebling, Raimund 1933-

Liebling, Rajmund

Liebling, Rajmund Roman

Liebling, Rajmund Roman 1933-

Liebling, Raymond.

Liebling, Raymond Roman.

Liebling, Raymond Thierry 1933-

Liebling, Raymund

Liebling , Roman

Liebling, Roman 1933-


Polański, Rajmund Roman Thiery

Polanski, Raymond

Polański, Raymond 1933-

Polański, Roman.

Polański, Roman 1933-

Polanski Roman Pools filmregisseur

Polański, Roman Raymond 1933-

Polaņskis, Romāns, 1933-

Pūlânskī, Rūman

Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski cineasta franco-polaco

Roman Polański fransk-polsk filmregissör, producent och manusförfattare

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

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

Roman Polański Polnischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Schauspieler

Roman Polański polski reżyser i aktor

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

Roman Polański regista polacco - francese

Roman Polanski skrivagner gallek

Romāns Polaņskis

Romanus Polanski

Ρόμαν Πολάνσκι

Раман Паланскі

Роман Полански франко-польский кинорежиссёр

Роман Полянський

Ռոման Պոլանսկի ֆրանսիացի գրող

ראמאן פאלאנסקי

רומן פולנסקי במאי ושחקן 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 BabyFranticMacbethRepulsionNóż w wodzieA performance of MacbethThe fearless vampire killers, or, Pardon me, but your teeth are in my neck