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There was a moment this past December in Paris when playwright David Ives achieved what he calls "a moment of maximum fabulosity."
If you are a Hollywood star, you can do drugs, get arrested, cheat on your spouse or say foul things about women, and Hollywood opens its heart to you. Even child rapist Roman Polanski got a standing ovation during the Oscars.
The former teen with whom Roman Polanski was convicted of having sex — leading to one of Hollywood's most notorious scandals and the director's flight from the U.S. — is writing a memoir.
The former teen whom Roman Polanski was convicted of having sex with _ leading to one of Hollywood's most notorious scandals and the director's flight from the U.S. _ is writing a memoir.
Roman Polanski returned to the Cannes Film Festival, where he presented a short film sponsored by Prada.
Polish director Roman Polanski has returned to the Cannes Film Festival, where he is to present a new film.
Christopher Plummer and Octavia Spencer won the supporting-acting Academy Awards on Sunday and Michel Hazanavicius earned the directing prize for his best-picture front-runner "The Artist."
British actress Kate Winslet is to receive an honorary award next month from organizers of the French equivalent of the Academy Awards.
As a viewer squarely in the demographic sights of this bit of yuppie mise-en-scene, I was surprised and disappointed to see "Carnage" flop so badly.
The fact that former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was released on an unsecured bond, given that he is charged with 40 counts of sexually assaulting children, is outrageous ("For Penn State's Mike McQueary, questions and a leave," Web, Nov. 11).
Roman Polanski returned to the Zurich Film Festival on Tuesday to accept the lifetime achievement award he was unable to pick up two years ago after being arrested for a decades-old sex-crime case.
Two years after police in Zurich led Roman Polanski away to prison, the Oscar-winning director returned to a very different reception in the city, where he wrapped himself in applause and recognition Tuesday night by picking up a cinematic award and releasing a "memoir" of his life that had been treated like a state secret.
Roman Polanski returns to the Zurich Film Festival to accept a lifestime achievement award he was unable to pick up two years ago after being arrested for a decades-old sex-crime case.
Sean Penn and Roman Polanski are the stars of this year's Zurich Film Festival.
Organizers say director Roman Polanski will attend this month's Zurich Film Festival to accept the lifetime achievement award intended for him two years ago.
"I would only like to take the opportunity of being here to thank all those who supported me during these difficult months. I would particularly like to say my thanks to the prison staff for trying to make my stay there as bearable as possible," he added.
"Two years, day for day. Certain parts of it I would rather forget. But I'm happy to be here, because I know that it was not only a blow to me, to my family, but also to the festival itself," he said. "It's a very moving moment for me."