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#239 Rosemary's Baby (1968)

136 mins

Director: Roman Polanski

Writer: Ira Levin (Novel), Roman Polanski (Screenplay)

Cast: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer

Storyline: “A young couple move into a new apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. 1,421 more words


Repulsion (1965): "I must get this crack mended."

The first of Roman Polanski’s ‘apartment trilogy’, Repulsion (1965) is a film where one woman’s past history of trauma and resulting damaged psyche have a measured impact on her ability to function in daily life. 482 more words

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The Tenant (1976)

France 125m, Colour
Director: Roman Polanski; Cast: Roman Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas, Jo Van Fleet, Bernard Fresson, Lila Kedrova, Claude Dauphin, Shelley Winters, Josiane Balasko… 93 more words


Catherine Deneuve : "There are no longer any stars in France."

“There are no longer any stars in France. A star is someone who should be seen a little and then remain discreet, reserved. With the introduction of the digital age, the intrusion is into everything, everywhere and all the time, … We see a huge amount about people who are very famous, who have millions of followers … and who have done absolutely nothing.”

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Bitter Moon (1992)

Bitter Moon, Roman Polanski. Soitenly the most Polanski of Polanski’s films. The narrative explores the thin lines that separate love and cruelty, sex and perversion, lust and romance, dedication and manipulation. 125 more words

Dr G's Random Inconsistent And Unqualified Film Recommendations

the Poles must leave the country (36)

There is a joke:

Why Benedict XVI has abdicated, when Pope John Paul II worked to the end of your life? – Because the Germans are working to retirement, and the Poles to death. 326 more words


Chinatown (1974)

Chinatown has an academy award winning screenplay, written by Robert Towne, that is widely regarded as being one of the greatest screenplays ever written. The legacy of Towne’s screenplay is so golden that it almost supersedes the fact that Chinatown is a Roman Polanski film, or that it stars Jack Nicholson at the height of his prowess. 387 more words

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