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FILE - In this Aug. 8, 1977 file photo, director Roman Polanski appears in a Santa Monica, Calif., courthouse. A lawyer for Polanski says his sex crime victim will appeal to a judge to end the case against him. Attorney Harland Braun said Samantha Geimer will appear Friday, June 9, 2017 in Los Angeles Superior Court to help make the case that Polanski has served his time for the 40-year-old crime. (AP Photo/File)

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FILE - In this May 27, 2017 photo, director Roman Polanski appears at the photo call for the film, "Based On A True Story," at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. A lawyer for Polanski says his sex crime victim will appeal to a judge to end the case against him. Attorney Harland Braun said Samantha Geimer will appear Friday, June 9, 2017 in Los Angeles Superior Court to help make the case that Polanski has served his time for the 40-year-old crime. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

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This combination photo shows director Roman Polanski at the photo call for the film, "Based On A True Story," at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, on May 27, 2017, left, and Polanski at a Santa Monica, Calif., courthouse on Aug. 8, 1977. A lawyer for Polanski says his sex crime victim, Samantha Geimer, will appeal to a Los Angeles judge on Friday, June 9, 2017, to help make the case that Polanski has served his time for the 40-year-old crime. (AP Photo/Files)

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FILE - This Feb. 25, 2015 file photo shows filmmaker Roman Polanski during a break in a hearing concerning a U.S. request for his extradition over 1977 charges of sex with a minor, in Krakow, Poland. A Los Angeles judge on Monday, April 3, 2017 rejected a request by Polanski to end his 40-year-old case for unlawful sex with a minor without the director's presence in court, as well as other request that would draw the case to a close. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, File)

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FILE - This Feb. 25, 2015 file photo shows filmmaker Roman Polanski during a break in a hearing concerning a U.S. request for his extradition over 1977 charges of sex with a minor, in Krakow, Poland. Los Angeles prosecutors on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, urged a judge to reject Polanski's efforts to unseal sworn testimony in his 1977 unlawful sex with a minor case, arguing the fugitive director must return to a Los Angeles court before his request can be considered. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, File)

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FILE - In this Friday Feb. 28, 2014 file picture, Polish-French film director Roman Polanski holds his best director award during the 39th French Cesar Awards Ceremony in Paris, France. Filmmaker Roman Polanski has decided not to preside over the French equivalent of the Oscars, after protests from France's women's rights minister and feminist groups because of decades-old U.S. sex charges. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)

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FILE - In this March 20, 2015 file photo, film director Roman Polanski gestures during a debate at the Paris Book Fair in Paris. Polanski will preside over this year's Cesars Awards ceremony, the French equivalent of the Oscars. The Academy of Arts and Techniques of cinema said Wednesday Jan. 18, 2017 the 83-year-old Polanski is expected to deliver two speeches during the Feb. 24 ceremony. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere, File)

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Director Roman Polanski speaks during a press conference for Venus in Fur at the 66th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, Saturday, May 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

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