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Polanski, Roman

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Chinatown by Roman Polanski( Visual )

313 editions published between 1974 and 2019 in 9 languages and held by 4,236 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 )

148 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 3,723 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 )

163 editions published between 1968 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 2,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rosemary (Mia Farrow) and Guy Woodhouse (John Cassavetes) are newlyweds, but Rosemary has no idea that her wedded bliss is about to come to a horrific end. In exchange for a taste of fame, Guy makes a deal with the devil that puts his wife and soul in jeopardy. Slowly, [Rosemary] begins to realize that a seed of evil has been planted ... and she is its host"--Container
The ghost writer by Roman Polanski( Visual )

55 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,803 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 )

138 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

71 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,509 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 Roman Polanski( Visual )

93 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,455 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
Tess by Roman Polanski( Visual )

148 editions published between 1978 and 2018 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 )

79 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,286 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 )

89 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 1,285 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
Nóż w wodzie = Knife in the water by Roman Polanski( Visual )

28 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in Polish and English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A married couple on their way to a sailing weekend invite a young hitchhiker to join them. In the confined space of the small yacht, macho rivalry and sexual tension soon turn to hostility and eventually violence
Repulsion by Roman Polanski( Visual )

128 editions published between 1881 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 779 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 English and French and held by 754 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 )

11 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and held by 611 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 )

61 editions published between 1976 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 584 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 )

10 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and held by 561 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 )

34 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 540 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 fearless vampire killers, or, Pardon me, but your teeth are in my neck by Roman Polanski( Visual )

37 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and French and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spoof of old vampire films finds a young maiden kidnapped by a Jewish vampire and his gay son
The kid stays in the picture by Brett Morgen( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 483 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
Cul-de-sac( Visual )

12 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in English and held by 429 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
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The Pianist
The PianistRosemary's BabyMacbethFranticNóż w wodzie = Knife in the waterRepulsionRoman Polanski : a life in exile
Alternative Names

Liebling, Raimund.

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 Polański puolalais-ranskalainen elokuvaohjaaja ja tuottaja

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


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