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Polanski, Roman

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Chinatown by Roman Polanski( Visual )

186 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 4,113 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 )

186 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 3,837 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 )

119 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,533 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 )

62 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,889 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
Nóż w wodzie Knife in the water by Roman Polanski( Visual )

114 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of three people completely isolated for 24 hours aboard a weekend pleasure boat
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

32 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,399 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
Repulsion by Roman Polanski( Visual )

154 editions published between 1881 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,393 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
Carnage by Roman Polanski( Visual )

45 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,333 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 Charles Dickens( Visual )

26 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,207 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 )

55 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,203 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
Tess by Roman Polanski( Visual )

62 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,077 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 )

57 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dean Corso is an unscrupulous rare-book dealer who is hired to locate the last remaining copies of a demonic manuscript that can summon the devil. He becomes embroiled in a conspiracy involving murder, theft and satanic ritual, and ultimately finds himself confronting the devil incarnate
Death and the maiden by Roman Polanski( Visual )

73 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 831 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?
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

110 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this story of murder, witchcraft, and revenge, Macbeth, driven by overwhelming ambition and an unscrupulous wife, murders the King of Scotland and claims the throne for himself. He begins a violent reign of terror and execution in a desperate attempt to maintain his power. Haunted by ghosts and vexed by witches, he and his wife rapidly descend into the depths of madness and paranoia as the weight of their crimes proves their undoing
The fearless vampire killers, or, Pardon me, but your teeth are in my neck by Roman Polanski( Visual )

68 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 565 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 )

36 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 8 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 kid stays in the picture by Brett Morgen( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 518 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
The tenant by Roman Polanski( Visual )

33 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trelkovsky, es el agradable casero de un apartamento en París con un sombrío pasado: la anterior inquilina, una mujer joven, se tiró por el balcón. Sus pertenencias siguen allí... cosas que alimentan la obsesión de Trelkovsky por la mujer. ¿O tal vez le están llevando a la locura?
Roman Polanski : interviews by Roman Polanski( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of interviews spans nearly forty years and comprises translations from French, German, and Spanish newspapers and magazines and transcripts of British and American television and radio appearances." -- from the publisher
Pokolenie A generation by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

27 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a cocky Polish youth who decides to fight the Nazis after he falls for a pretty resistance leader. As he and his friends help escapees during the Warsaw ghetto uprising, the innocence of a generation is lost under the grueling conditions of war
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Liebling, Raimund

Liebling, Raimund 1933-

Liebling, Rajmund Roman 1933-

Liebling, Raymond

Liebling, Raymond Roman.

Liebling , Roman

Liebling, Roman 1933-


Polański, Rajmund Roman Thiery

Polanski, Raymond

Polański, Raymond 1933-

Polanski, Roman.

Polański, Roman 1933-

Polański, Roman Raymond 1933-

Polaņskis, Romāns, 1933-

Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski cineasta franco-polaco

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

Roman Polański Polnischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Schauspieler

Roman Polański polski reżyser i aktor

Roman Polański Pools filmregisseur

Roman Polański regista polacco

Roman Polanski skrivagner gallek

Romāns Polaņskis

Romanus Polanski

Ρόμαν Πολάνσκι

Раман Паланскі

Роман Полански франко-польский кинорежиссёр

Роман Полянський

ראמאן פאלאנסקי

רומן פולנסקי

رومان بولانسكي

رومن پولانسکی

ڕۆمان پۆلانسکی

रोमान पोलान्स्की

রোমান পোলান্ স্কি

ரோமன் போலான்ஸ்கி

റൊമാൻ പൊളാൻസ്കി

โรมัน โปลันสกี

რომან პოლანსკი

로만 폴란스키

폴란스키, 로만 1933-




The PianistRosemary's BabyNóż w wodzie Knife in the waterMacbethRepulsionFranticA performance of MacbethThe fearless vampire killers, or, Pardon me, but your teeth are in my neck