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Polanski, Roman

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Chinatown by Roman Polanski( Visual )

300 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 in Chinatown
The Pianist by Roman Polanski( Visual )

158 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 2,987 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 )

179 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,199 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 )

77 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,936 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 )

61 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,408 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 1,376 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 )

102 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 1,298 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 1,270 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 )

140 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,221 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 )

30 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film version of the Shakespeare tragedy about the ambitious king and his eventual downfall
The pianist by Roman Polanski( Visual )

43 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 978 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
Nóż w wodzie by Roman Polanski( Visual )

140 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 906 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
Repulsion by Roman Polanski( Visual )

152 editions published between 1881 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful young woman's fear of men spirals out of control, with tragic results
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

159 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 779 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 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?
Nóż w wodzie = Knife in the water by Roman Polanski( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in Polish and English and held by 649 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
The fearless vampire killers, or, Pardon me, but your teeth are in my neck by Roman Polanski( Visual )

74 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spoof of old vampire films finds a young maiden kidnapped by a Jewish vampire and his gay son
La Vénus à la fourrure by Roman Polanski( Visual )

40 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 571 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
Rosemary's baby( Visual )

11 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and held by 570 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 )

54 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 569 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
 
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The Pianist The pianist
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The PianistRosemary's BabyFranticMacbethThe pianistNóż w wodzieRepulsionA performance of MacbethThe fearless vampire killers, or, Pardon me, but your teeth are in my neck
Alternative Names
Bolansiji

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-

Polanski.

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 Polański

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

ロマン・ポランスキー

羅曼·波蘭斯基 波兰电影导演

波兰斯基

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