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Polanski, Roman

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Chinatown by Roman Polanski( Visual )

166 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 4,086 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 )

245 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 4,014 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 )

19 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in English and held by 1,991 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 ghost writer by Roman Polanski( Visual )

47 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,860 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 )

31 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,306 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 )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De arme weesjongen Oliver vlucht uit het werkhuis naar Londen, waar hij terecht komt bij een dievenbende
Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

23 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,099 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
Nóż w wodzie = Knife in the water by Roman Polanski( Visual )

33 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,096 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
Tess by Roman Polanski( Visual )

55 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,087 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 )

30 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unscrupulous rare-book dealer is hired to locate the last remaining copies of 'The Ninth Gate, ' a demonic manuscript that can summon the devil. Based on the book Club Dumas by Arturo Perez-Reverte
Repulsion by Roman Polanski( Visual )

130 editions published between 1881 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 808 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 )

110 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

59 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 792 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?
Frantic by Roman Polanski( Visual )

37 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Résumé: Drame policier. Le docteur Walker et sa femme Sondra se rendent à Paris pour un congrès médical. Une fois à l'hôtel, Sondra constate qu'elle s'est trompée de valise à l'aéroport. Peu de temps après, pendant que Walker est sous la douche, son épouse est demandée à la porte et ne revient plus. Convaincu que Sondra a été enlevée, Walker cherche secours auprès de la police et à son ambassade, mais on ne semble pas prendre l'affaire au sérieux. Il décide alors de mener sa propre enquête en commençant par chercher la propriétaire de la valise prise par erreur. Il s'agit d'une jeune femme délurée, Michelle, qui l'aide dans ses recherches. [(c) Médiafilm] [SDM]
La Vénus à la fourrure by Roman Polanski( Visual )

32 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 545 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
Repulsion( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 540 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
The fearless vampire killers, or, Pardon me, but your teeth are in my neck by Roman Polanski( Visual )

37 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 518 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 )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 507 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 by Roman Polanski( Visual )

48 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 496 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 a game of shifting identities and sexual and emotional humiliations. An evocative, claustrophobic, and morbidly funny tale of the modern world in chaos
The tenant by Roman Polanski( Visual )

15 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 406 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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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Chinatown
Alternative Names
Bolansiji

Liebling, Raimund

Liebling, Raimund 1933-

Liebling, Rajmund Roman 1933-

Liebling, Raymond

Liebling, Raymond Roman.

Liebling , Roman

Liebling, Roman 1933-

Polanski.

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 Polański lengyel színész, film- és színházi rendező, forgatókönyvíró

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

Ռոման Պոլանսկի

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-

ポランスキー, ロマン

ロマン・ポランスキー

波兰斯基

羅曼·波蘭斯基

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