RomanPolanski.com is a tribute to Roman Polanski (b. 1933), a Polish film director and actor.
This site features a film library, a
bookstore, a poster gallery,
several links of interest and a shop.
ROMAN POLANSKI born in Paris to Polish parents, Roman Polanski was raised
and educated in Poland
He made his stage acting debut at the age of 14, and performed on the
radio show “The Merry Gang.” Also in his teens, he appeared
in several Polish feature films, including Andrzej Wajda’s “Generation.”
He attended art school in Cracow and the National Film School in Lodz,
where he directed several short films, including “Two Men and a
Wardrobe” (1958) and “When Angels Fall” (1959). These
short films garnered him awards at various film festivals.
His feature film directorial debut was “Knife in the Water”
(1962) , which won the Critics’ Prize at the Venice International
Film Festival, was nominated for an Academy Award as Best Foreign-Language
Film, and made the cover of Time. [Read