From 1977 to the latest rape claims: The allegations against Roman Polanski

2019-11-11 10:16

A French former model and actress has accused Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski, 86, of raping her in a Swiss ski resort in 1975 when she was 18 years old.

Rape rows risk taking sheen off starry Venice film festival

2019-08-22 07:59

The star-studded Venice film festival opens Wednesday with a row raging about the inclusion of controversial directors Roman Polanski and Nate Parker.

Film Academy expels Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski

2018-05-03 20:53

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors has voted to expel Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski from its membership.

LA police investigate claim that Roman Polanski molested girl in '75

2017-12-13 12:22

Los Angeles police are investigating allegations Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski molested a 10-year-old girl in 1975

Hollywood's long ugly history with sexual harassment

2017-10-11 08:42

Hollywood's long ugly history with sexual harassment includes complaints by Joan Collins, Shirley Temple, Marilyn Monroe and Charlize Theron.

Polanski faces fresh accusation of sex attack on minor

2017-08-16 08:52

A third woman came forward to accuse Roman Polanski of sexual assault when she was a minor.

Judge rejects Roman Polanski's bid to end sex abuse case

2017-04-04 16:51

A Los Angeles judge has rejected Roman Polanski's bid to end his long-running underage sex abuse case without the fugitive director appearing in court.

Polanski a 'shocking' pick' for French ceremony

2017-01-22 06:57

France's minister for women's rights says she finds it "surprising and shocking" that Roman Polanski was chosen to preside over France's equivalent of the Oscars.

Sex assault victim ready to testify against Roman Polanski

2015-04-11 13:00

The woman raped by filmmaker Roman Polanski when she was 13 is ready to testify during the Oscar winner's extradition hearing in Poland.

The war to have Polanski extradited continues

2015-01-21 14:09

Polish prosecutors have sent a request to a regional court in Krakow for the extradition of director Roman Polanski.


Roman Polanski case: What we know, after 40 years

2019-08-30 12:59

Roman Polanski, whose new film on the persecution of the French Jewish army officer Alfred Dreyfus is premiering at the Venice Film Festival, is still dogged by a rape case that continues to polarise opinion.

Roman Polanski calls #MeToo movement 'mass hysteria'

2018-05-09 14:52

Film director Roman Polanski dismissed the #MeToo movement as "mass hysteria" and "hypocrisy" in a Polish interview.

Prosecutors won't charge Roman Polanski after molestation report

2018-01-09 09:39

Los Angeles prosecutors will not bring criminal charges against Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski.

Swiss prosecutors won't pursue Roman Polanski rape case

2017-11-10 15:30

Swiss prosecutors say they won't pursue an investigation of Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski.

German woman alleges Roman Polanski raped her in 1972

2017-10-04 12:04

Swiss authorities say they have received a complaint from a German woman alleging that filmmaker Roman Polanski raped her 45 years ago.

Roman Polanski's victim asks judge to end case against director

2017-06-10 11:09

Roman Polanski's sexual assault victim asked a judge to end the 40-year-old case against the fugitive director.

Polanski a no show at 'French Oscars' after protests

2017-01-25 20:01

Director Roman Polanski has withdrawn as the honorary host of the "French Oscars".

Poland in new bid to extradite director Roman Polanski

2016-06-01 19:00

Poland has launched a fresh bid to extradite Roman Polanski to the United States to face sentencing over a 1977 case of statutory rape.

Polanski to attend a hearing over his extradition in Poland

2015-02-18 15:29

Roman Polanski will attend a Polish court hearing over a US request for his extradition over a 1977 sex crime, one of the filmmaker's lawyers has said.

Roman Polanski still wanted for 1977 child sex crime

2015-01-13 15:02

Filmmaker Roman Polanski, who is in Poland to make a new film, has said he will cooperate with Polish authorities as part of a US request for his extradition over a 1977 child sex crime conviction.

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