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Created Apr 09 07, Updated Feb 29 12 18:01
Roman Polanski (director, USA, France) go to comments
Polish born film director (and actor); celebrated Hollywood director until 1978 where he fled to Europe.
A recurring theme in his work is the relationship between victim and predator (Death and The Maiden, Bitter Moon, Cul-de-Sac, Rosemary’s Baby). His films depict a world that is cruel, grotesque and filled with perverted sexuality, paranoia and dark humour.
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000591

Favorite movies list

The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)
Humorous horror movie. A triumph of stylisation.

Rosemary’s Baby (1968)
A woman dreams she has been impregnated by the devil. Heavily-influenced the horror genre with its psychological tone.

Bitter Moon (1992)
Story of a couple self destruction. Veers erratically from salacious erotica to black comedy to clumsy psychodrama.

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