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  1. Five greatest last lines in movie historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... "Where we're going, we don't need roads." Screenwriter Robert Towne said in an interview of the DVD release of "Chinatown" that he was inspired to write the script after he asked a vice cop what he did in Chinatown and was told, "As little as ...

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  2. Huppert's 'Elle' tops 'French Oscars' list after Polanski rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    Subversive rape thriller "Elle" starring Isabelle Huppert topped the nominations list Wednesday for the "French Oscars" - the Cesars - hit by controversy over the decision to ask Roman Polanski to preside at the awards. The director of "Chinatown" and "Rosemary's Baby" was forced to step down from the honorary role Tuesday after pressure from women's groups and parts of the French government over a child rape case that has haunted him for four decades.

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  3. Polanski pulls out of - French Oscars' after protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Korea Herald

    Director Roman Polanski pulled out of his role Tuesday as the honorary host of the "French Oscars" -- the Cesars -- after pressure from women's groups and the government over his child rape case. The setback underlines the pariah status of the maker of "Chinatown" and "Rosemary's Baby" for many outside the film industry almost four decades after he was accused of raping a 13-year-old girl in Los Angeles.

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  4. Roman Polanski Quits French Film Awards After Outcry From Feminist GroupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | ContactMusic.com

    ... has decided not to accept the invitation," Temime said. Polanski, whose hit movies include Rosemary's Baby , Chinatown and The Pianist , has directed several acclaimed movies, but his appointment as president - a largely honorary position requiring ...

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  5. Roman Polanski pulls out of hosting the 'French Oscars'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Controversial director Roman Polanski pulls out of hosting the 'French Oscars' following furious protests over his conviction for raping a child Controversial film director Roman Polanski has pulled out of his role as the honorary host of the French Oscars after furious protests over his child rape case. The 83-year-old, who made the hit movies Chinatown and Rosemary's Baby was accused of raping 13-year-old Samantha Geimer in Los Angeles in 1977.

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  6. Polanski quits French film jury after outcryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Reuters

    ... 'Osez le femenisme', called for a boycott of the ceremony on February the 24th. The award-winning director of "Chinatown" and "The Pianist" is wanted in the United States for having sex with a minor almost 40 years ago. The 83-year-old pleaded ...

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  7. Polanski turns down invitation to head French film jury after outcryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Times of Oman

    ... been punishment enough, a point lawyer Temime underlined in his Tuesday statement. His most notable films include "Chinatown" and "The Pianist", which earned him the Oscar for best director in 2002.

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  8. Roman Polanski pulls out of C sar AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Anniston Star

    ... over the next Cesars ceremonies." On 11 March 1977, Polanksi - who is best known for his movies 'The Pianist', 'Chinatown' and 'Rosemary's Baby' - was arrested at Jack Nicholson's home after being accused by 13-year-old model Samantha Gailey or ...

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  9. Polanski quits French film jury after outcryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Reuters

    ... 'Osez le femenisme', called for a boycott of the ceremony on February the 24th. The award-winning director of "Chinatown" and "The Pianist" is wanted in the United States for having sex with a minor almost 40 years ago. The 83-year-old pleaded ...

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  10. Roman Polanski Drops Out of Cesar Awards in France After BacklashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | SFGate

    ... in 61,000 signatures on a petition. Polanski, a writer and director best known for "Rosemary's Baby," "Tess," "Chinatown" and "The Pianist," has won 8 Csar Awards over the course of his career, and won his only Oscar in 2003 for directing "The ...

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  11. Roman Polanski pulls out of hosting the 'French Oscars'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... of the French Oscars after furious protests over his child rape case. The 83-year-old, who made the hit movies Chinatown and Rosemary's Baby was accused of raping 13-year-old Samantha Geimer in Los Angeles in 1977. Controversial film director Roman ...

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  12. Roman Polanski Pulls Out Of Cesar Awards After Outcry From French Women's GroupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Deadline

    ... fled the U.S. on the eve of sentencing when it appeared the judge in the case had moved the legal goalposts. The Chinatown and Pianist director has been a fugitive from American justice ever since, continuing to live and work largely in France. ...

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  13. Roman Polanski Quits as President of France's Cesar AwardsRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... him as president last week, calling the director "an insatiable aesthetic," citing his works Rosemary's Baby and Chinatown as "masterpieces." "The appointment of Roman Polanski is an outrageous act to the many victims of rape and sexual assault," ...

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  14. Government corruption and big-wave fever: Two documentaries look at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... into a situation so suspicious that when executive producer Alex Gibney pitched it to her he called it "'Chinatown,' the Documentary." More than that, Zenovich turns out to have a strong connection to both politics and California's Central Valley, ...

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  15. Government corruption and big-wave fever: Two docs look at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... into a situation so suspicious that when executive producer Alex Gibney pitched it to her he called it "'Chinatown,' the Documentary." More than that, Zenovich turns out to have a strong connection to both politics and California's Central Valley, ...

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  16. Cesar Awards pick of Roman Polanski as head judge sparks outrageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | PanArmenian Network

    ... up to his responsibilities." The Acadmie des Arts et Techniques du Cinma, however, were defiant in praising the Chinatown, Rosemary's Baby and The Pianist director, with its president Alain Terzian stating: "Artist, filmmaker, producer, writer, ...

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  17. Faye Dunaway looking to her left in a scene from the film 'Hurry Sundown', 1966.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    Faye Dunaway, born Jan. 14, 1941 in Florida, is one of the most noteworthy American actresses in history, more for the roles she has taken than the awards she has received. With an Oscar, an Emmy and three Golden Globes, she has by no means been overlooked, but her performances in "Bonnie and Clyde," "Chinatown" and "Network" were cultural touchstones.

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  18. Polanski a - shocking' pick for French awards ceremony host: ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | Korea Herald

    France's minister for women's rights said Friday she found it "surprising and shocking" that controversial Franco-Polish filmmaker Roman Polanski was chosen to preside over France's equivalent of the Oscars. The award-winning director of "Chinatown" and "Rosemary's Baby" has been wanted in the US for almost four decades for the rape of a 13-year-old girl in Los Angeles.

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  19. Faye Dunaway at 76: See her then and nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | News Times

    Faye Dunaway, born Jan. 14, 1941 in Florida, is one of the most noteworthy American actresses in history, more for the roles she has taken than the awards she has received. With an Oscar, an Emmy and three Golden Globes, she has by no means been overlooked, but her performances in "Bonnie and Clyde," "Chinatown" and "Network" were cultural touchstones.

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  20. 5 greatest last lines in movie historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | KION 46

    ... "Where we're going, we don't need roads." Screenwriter Robert Towne said in an interview of the DVD release of "Chinatown" that he was inspired to write the script after he asked a vice cop what he did in Chinatown and was told, "As little as ...

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