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Roman Polanski : a life in exile

Author: Julia Ain-Krupa
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, ©2010.
Series: Modern filmmakers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the outright horror of Repulsion and Rosemary's Baby to the seething corruption of Chinatown to the Holocaust nightmare of The Pianist, the films of Roman Polanski have gotten under our skin. But despite a career full of wicked entertainments and outright masterpieces, the best Roman Polanski story of all remains his own life.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Named Person: Roman Polanski; Roman Polanski; Roman Polanski
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Ain-Krupa
ISBN: 9780313377808 0313377804 9780313377815 0313377812
OCLC Number: 429027442
Description: xiv, 179 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Poland : the early years --
Knife in the water (1962) --
Bridge to freedom : England in the sixties --
Repulsion (1965) --
Cul-de-sac (1966) --
The fearless vampire killers (1967) --
American lullaby : Rosemary's baby (1968) --
No man's land --
Redemption : Chinatown (1974) --
The stranger upstairs : The tenant (1976) --
"A pure woman faithfully presented" : Tess (1979) --
Where is Polanski? --
Pirates (1986) --
Frantic (1988) --
Bitter moon (1992) --
Return to suspense --
Death and the maiden (1994) --
The ninth gate (1999) --
The pianist (2002) --
Oliver Twist (2005).
Series Title: Modern filmmakers.
Responsibility: Julia Ain-Krupa.

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This book offers an examination of the films of Roman Polanski, focusing on the impact that his life as an exile has had upon his work.  Read more...

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