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Roman Polanski

Polish actor, writer, director

Born
18 August 1933
in ParisIle-de-FranceFrance


1962

The Knife in the Water

director

The Sting 1962

While on the way to sail on Mazury Lakes married couple picks up a hitchhiker. His presence on the yacht changes the relations between them.

1965

Repulsion

as Plays on the spoon

The Sting 1965

Young woman left all alone in the apartment is on the verge of breakdown and soon her illness - schizophrenia - mixes reality and illusions.

1966

Cul-De-Sac

director

The Sting 1966

In the seemingly happy life of a wealthy couple a drastic change occurs when two gangsters seeking refuge show up on their doorstep. A complicated mindgame begins between the couple and the criminals.

1974

Chinatown

director

The Sting 1974

Private detective JJ Gites takes a case to follow husband of wealthy client. A seemingly simple case gets more complicated when the husband dies and the client turns out not to be his wife.

1994

A Pure Formality

as Inspector

The Sting 1994

Famous writer is taken to police station for routine questioning, but his story doesnÔÇÖt seem to sum up.

1999

The Ninth Gate

director

The Sting 1999

Rare books dealer is hired to check authenticity of 17th century valuable books. Soon he discovers that there is more to it than just greed or love for the art.

2002

The Pianist

director

The Sting 2002

Talented Jewish pianist is trapped in occupied Warsaw, where he can only count on other people that will help him survive another day.

2010

The Ghost Writer

director

The Sting 2010

New ghostwriter hired to write former Prime Minister memoirs discovers not everything is what it seems.




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