"Roman", William Morrow & Co. (1984)
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R. Polanski | Roman Polañski
5' 3" (1.6 m)
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You make films for people, so you enjoy it when it's a success. Who wants an empty theatre? But you can't think of that when you're doing it because you have to satisfy your own artistic taste, and not trying to extrapolate it, asking whether they're going to like it or not, because it doesn't work this way, unfortunately.
Received his first 'Best Director' Academy Award for The Pianist
(2002) nearly six months after the awards ceremony, since the director would be immediately arrested due to outstanding warrants stemming from fleeing the US to avoid further imprisonment after his 1978 statutory rape conviction. His friend Harrison Ford
flew to France to present Polanski the award at the 29th American Film Festival...