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Polanski, Roman

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Chinatown by Roman Polanski( Visual )

289 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 4,175 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
The Pianist by Roman Polanski( Visual )

78 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 3,396 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 )

160 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,188 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 )

53 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,826 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
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

128 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,722 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
Carnage by Roman Polanski( Visual )

62 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,419 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
Tess by Roman Polanski( Visual )

136 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,297 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
The ninth gate by Roman Polanski( Visual )

70 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,291 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 )

88 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 1,281 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 Barney Clark( Visual )

47 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,255 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
Repulsion by Roman Polanski( Visual )

136 editions published between 1881 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful young woman's fear of men spirals out of control, with tragic results
Death and the maiden by Roman Polanski( Visual )

52 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 761 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?
Rosemary's baby( Visual )

10 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and held by 587 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."
The tenant by Roman Polanski( Visual )

55 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 580 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
Repulsion( Visual )

8 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and held by 570 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 )

33 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 533 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 fearless vampire killers, or, Pardon me, but your teeth are in my neck by Roman Polanski( Visual )

36 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and French and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

117 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 517 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
The kid stays in the picture by Brett Morgen( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 494 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
Nóż w wodzie = Knife in the water( Visual )

16 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in Polish and English and held by 485 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
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The Pianist The pianist
The PianistRosemary's BabyMacbethFranticRepulsionThe pianistNóż w wodzie = Knife in the water
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 Thierry

Polański, Rajmund Roman Thiery

Polanski, Raymond

Polański, Raymond 1933-

Polański, Roman.

Polański, Roman 1933-

Polanski Roman Pools filmregisseur

Polański, Roman Raymond 1933-

Polanskis Romanas

Polaņskis, Romāns, 1933-

Pūlânskī, Rūman

Roman Polański

Roman Polanski cineasta franco-polaco

Roman Polanski director de cinema polonès nascut a França

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

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

ਰੋਮਨ ਪੋਲਾਂਸਕੀ

ரோமன் போலான்ஸ்கி

റോമൻ പോളാൻസ്കി ഫ്രഞ്ച് ചലചിത്ര നടന്‍

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