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Roman Polanski apologizes to victim in documentaryupdated: Thu Sep 29 2011 12:26:00

In a new documentary, famed director Roman Polanski offers an apology to Samantha Geimer, the woman he unlawfully had sex with when she was 13.

People.com: Kate Winslet: Projectile Vomiting Onscreen Is 'Hysterical'updated: Fri Sep 02 2011 18:13:00

The actress laughs about her challenging and physical role in Carnage

Courts saw social change, home invaders and celebrity justiceupdated: Wed Dec 29 2010 15:35:00

A would-be terrorist hid explosives in his underwear, and a bomb scare rattled Times Square in 2010. School bullies allegedly drove other kids to suicide. Witnesses recounted the day an Army psychiatrist gunned down 32 colleagues at Fort Hood, Texas, leaving the hallways slick with blood.

Former Playmate of the Year enters not guilty pleaupdated: Thu Oct 21 2010 15:03:00

A former Playboy Playmate of the Year remained in custody in Los Angeles, California, Thursday after being arraigned in the alleged shooting of her husband.

Polanski victim 'very relieved' he wasn't extradited to U.S.updated: Fri Oct 08 2010 09:34:00

Samantha Geimer, who was 13 when director Roman Polanski had unlawful sex with her in 1977, said she is "very relieved" that the filmmaker was not extradited from Switzerland.

Polanski victim: Easy to forgive himupdated: Fri Oct 08 2010 09:34:00

Samantha Geimer talks to CNN's Larry King about the incident between her and filmmaker Roman Polanski.

Swiss court will not extradite Polanskiupdated: Tue Jul 13 2010 06:25:00

CNN's Atika Shubert delves into the decision not to send director Roman Polanski back to the U.S. to face sex charges.

U.S. government disappointed over Swiss ruling on Polanskiupdated: Tue Jul 13 2010 06:25:00

A Justice Department official said Monday the United States was "deeply disappointed" with the decision by Switzerland's Justice Ministry to free filmmaker Roman Polanski instead of extraditing him to America to face sentencing for unlawful sex with a child.

Swiss won't extradite Polanski on child sex chargeupdated: Mon Jul 12 2010 17:12:00

Switzerland will not send Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski to the United States to face sentencing for child sex charges, the Ministry of Justice announced Monday.

People.com: New Accuser Alleges Sexual Abuse by Roman Polanskiupdated: Sat May 15 2010 10:48:00

A British woman claims Roman Polanski "forced himself" on her when she was 16 years old

Actress alleges Polanski assaultupdated: Sat May 15 2010 10:10:00

Charlotte Lewis claims she was assaulted by Roman Polanski at age 16 when she appeared in his 1986 film 'Pirates'.

Actress says Polanski sexually abused her at age 16updated: Sat May 15 2010 10:10:00

A British actress says she was sexually abused by Roman Polanski when she was 16, after she was cast in a Polanski film in Paris, France.

People.com: Roman Polanski Breaks His Silenceupdated: Mon May 03 2010 11:54:00

Roman Polanski broke his months-long silence on Sunday, claiming he's being treated unfairly by being kept in Switzerland while facing the possibility of extradition to the United States for a decades old crime.

Polanski faces extraditionupdated: Mon Feb 22 2010 18:46:00

Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski faces extradition to the United States to face a decades-old sex offense charge.

Film stars: Polanski edited our movie in jailupdated: Mon Feb 22 2010 18:46:00

You could call "The Ghost Writer" the Polanski film that almost wasn't.

Polanski film based on Blair?updated: Mon Feb 22 2010 18:43:00

"The Ghost Writer" stars Pierce Brosnan and Ewan McGregor talk politics and Polanski.

People.com: Roman Polanski Wins Best Director at Berlin International Film Festivalupdated: Sun Feb 21 2010 19:10:00

Polanski remains under house arrest in Switzerland as he awaits extradition

Judge says Polanski must return for sentencingupdated: Fri Jan 22 2010 20:54:00

Director Roman Polanski must return to the United States before the court will decide if he must go to prison for a 1977 sex conviction, a Los Angeles judge ruled Friday.

Lawyers: Polanski doesn't need to be here for sentencingupdated: Wed Jan 20 2010 12:35:00

Attorneys for director Roman Polanski fired back against Los Angeles prosecutors, saying the law clearly allows for Polanski to be sentenced in absentia while under house arrest in Switzerland.

DA: 'Child rapist' Polanski doesn't deserve special treatmentupdated: Sat Jan 16 2010 20:06:00

Los Angeles prosecutors argued Friday against allowing director Roman Polanski, under house arrest at his Swiss chalet, to be sentenced in absentia after making "a mockery of our criminal justice system" for more than three decades.

Polanski case has day of legal wranglingupdated: Wed Jan 06 2010 21:43:00

Even the judge wasn't sure why most of the players in the Roman Polanski drama were in court Wednesday.

Appeals court: Polanski needed for ruling on case dismissalupdated: Mon Dec 21 2009 18:17:00

A California appeals court ruled Monday film director Roman Polanski must be present before a lower court can consider a motion to dismiss a decades-old sex offense charge against him.

Decision on Polanski extradition due early next yearupdated: Wed Dec 16 2009 05:51:00

Swiss authorities will make a decision early next year on whether to agree to a U.S. extradition request for award-winning director Roman Polanski, a spokesman for the Federal Department of Justice and Police said Wednesday.

Court considering whether Polanski needed for ruling on case dismissalupdated: Thu Dec 10 2009 18:03:00

A California appeals court Thursday heard arguments on whether a lower court can consider a motion to dismiss a decades-old sex offense charge against film director Roman Polanski -- without Polanski being present.

Filmmaker Polanski out of jailupdated: Sat Dec 05 2009 00:09:00

Film director Roman Polanski has been released from custody in Switzerland and placed under house arrest, Swiss justice authorities said Friday.

Polanski out of jailupdated: Sat Dec 05 2009 00:09:00

Filmmaker Roman Polanski is now under house arrest at his chalet in Switzerland. CNN's Morgan Neill reports.

Filmmaker Polanski set to be freed on bailupdated: Thu Dec 03 2009 12:53:00

Filmmaker Roman Polanski is expected to be released on bail Friday as he fights extradition to the United States on a sex charge from the 1970s, Swiss prosecutors announced Thursday.

Polanski can leave jail anytime, Swiss sayupdated: Mon Nov 30 2009 12:48:00

Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski could leave jail for house arrest at any time, starting this week, while he battles extradition to the United States on a sex charge, a Swiss federal police spokesman said Monday.

Swiss won't fight Polanski bail rulingupdated: Thu Nov 26 2009 10:04:00

Swiss authorities will not fight to keep Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski in jail while he battles extradition to the United States on a sex charge, they said Thursday.

People.com: Roman Polanski Makes Bail - But Release Delayedupdated: Thu Nov 26 2009 09:30:00

After putting up $4.5 million, the director remains jailed while the Swiss government ponders an appeal

Polanski granted bail by Swiss courtupdated: Wed Nov 25 2009 13:01:00

Filmmaker Roman Polanski, who is being held in Switzerland on a U.S. extradition request related to a sex charge, has been granted bail, a Swiss federal police spokesman told CNN Wednesday.

Polanski hearing set for Decemberupdated: Mon Nov 09 2009 08:37:00

A hearing has been scheduled for next month in director Roman Polanski's effort to win dismissal of the 1977 sexual assault case that led to his arrest in September.

U.S. formally seeks Polanski extraditionupdated: Sat Oct 24 2009 14:38:00

The United States has formally asked Switzerland to extradite film director Roman Polanski, Swiss authorities said Friday.

Polanski refused bail in Swiss courtupdated: Sat Oct 24 2009 12:22:00

A Swiss court has refused a request from director Roman Polanski to be released on bail pending an extradition battle, saying he poses a high flight risk, according to court documents.

U.S. formally demands Polanski extraditionupdated: Sat Oct 24 2009 11:00:00

U.S. Embassy officials in Bern, Switzerland, formally submitted an extradition request for Roman Polanski to the Swiss government on Thursday night, but a lawyer for the film director said his client will continue to resist deportation.

U.S. formally demands Roman Polanski extraditionupdated: Fri Oct 23 2009 11:52:00

U.S. Embassy officials in Bern, Switzerland, formally submitted an extradition request for Roman Polanski to the Swiss government on Thursday night, but a lawyer for the film director said his client will continue to resist deportation.

People.com: U.S. Formally Demands Roman Polanski Extraditionupdated: Fri Oct 23 2009 10:58:00

Despite recent reports, a lawyer for the director says his client will continue to resist deportation

U.S. formally asks for Polanski extraditionupdated: Fri Oct 23 2009 04:53:00

The United States has formally asked Switzerland to extradite film director Roman Polanski, Swiss authorities said Friday.

People.com: Lawyer Hints Roman Polanski May Return to U.S. to Face Justiceupdated: Wed Oct 21 2009 22:09:00

The imprisoned director may give up his fight against extradition, says attorney

Director Polanski refused bail in Swiss courtupdated: Tue Oct 20 2009 09:37:00

A Swiss court has refused a request from director Roman Polanski to be released on bail pending an extradition battle, saying he poses a high flight risk, according to court documents.

People.com: Roman Polanski Hospitalized for Second Timeupdated: Mon Oct 19 2009 10:07:00

The director, jailed in Switzerland, is suffering from an undisclosed ailment

Swiss fight Polanski appeal against arrestupdated: Tue Oct 06 2009 10:34:00

The arrest warrant used to detain filmmaker Roman Polanski in Switzerland was valid, the Swiss Justice Ministry said Tuesday, making clear it will fight the director's appeal against his detention over a 1977 sex case.

Polanski promised $500K to rape victim in '93 settlementupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 22:15:00

Roman Polanski in 1993 agreed to pay his sexual assault victim $500,000 to settle a damage claim she filed against the fugitive film director, according to court papers released Friday.

People.com: Schwarzenneger: No Pardon for Polanskiupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 11:49:00

California's Governor will not use his power to clear the fugitive filmmaker of rape conviction

Prosecutor: I lied about Polanskiupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 08:43:00

A Los Angeles County prosecutor says he lied in a HBO documentary about director Roman Polanski's rape case.

Ex-prosecutor admits he lied about Polanski caseupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 08:43:00

A retired prosecutor whose comments in a 2008 HBO documentary threatened to derail a 31-year-old sex case against film director Roman Polanski now says he lied.

Roman Polanski's defendersupdated: Thu Oct 01 2009 17:55:00

Rick Sanchez names the Hollywood types who are standing in support of convicted child molester Roman Polanski.

Backlash builds against support of Polanskiupdated: Thu Oct 01 2009 17:55:00

While several high-profile actors and directors have rallied around Roman Polanski, not everyone in Hollywood believes he should be freed and forgiven.

Commentary: Polanski's crime can't be excusedupdated: Thu Oct 01 2009 11:05:00

Historically, women's rights and status in America have been viewed by both men and women as "soft" issues -- worthy but marginal.

Hollywood embraces Roman Polanskiupdated: Wed Sep 30 2009 16:43:00

When filmmaker Roman Polanski was arrested Saturday in Switzerland, he was on his way to accept an award for Lifetime Achievement at the Zurich Film Festival.

Hollywood embracing Polanskiupdated: Wed Sep 30 2009 16:43:00

Showbiz Tonight's A.J. Hammer reports on Roman Polanski and lawsuits surrounding the Jackson estate.

'My sister! My daughter!' and other tales of 'Chinatown'updated: Wed Sep 30 2009 11:45:00

If you think you were confused and challenged by the famously labyrinthine plot of "Chinatown," imagine how the screenwriter felt.

In Robert Towne's own wordsupdated: Wed Sep 30 2009 11:45:00

'Chinatown' screenwriter chats about the valley location of his film.

Filmmakers demand Polanski's releaseupdated: Wed Sep 30 2009 08:55:00

Woody Allen, Pedro Almodovar and Martin Scorsese have "demanded the immediate release" of fellow filmmaker Roman Polanski, who was arrested in Switzerland on a U.S. arrest warrant related to a 1977 child sex charge.

Polanski's victim speaksupdated: Wed Sep 30 2009 08:55:00

In a 2008 HBO documentary, Samantha Geimer talked about what she thought was a chance to work with Roman Polanski.

Victim: Courts did more harm than Polanskiupdated: Tue Sep 29 2009 16:03:00

The events of a single afternoon when she was 13 years old have haunted Samantha Geimer her entire life. A famous movie director allegedly gave her champagne and had sex with her.

Polanski will fight extradition, lawyers sayupdated: Tue Sep 29 2009 10:18:00

Filmmaker Roman Polanski, arrested in Switzerland over the weekend, will fight extradition to the United States where he faces sentencing for having sex with a 13-year-old girl, his California lawyers said Monday.

What happens now for Polanski?updated: Tue Sep 29 2009 10:18:00

Steve Corn, criminal defense attorney, talks about what Roman Polanski

Polanski Arrestupdated: Tue Sep 29 2009 07:13:00

Filmmakers in Switzerland rally to defense of arrested director Roman Polanski. CNN's Morgan Neill reports.

Profile: Tumultuous Polanski always in spotlightupdated: Tue Sep 29 2009 07:13:00

Roman Polanski is regarded as one of the finest directors of his generation, winning an Oscar for "The Pianist" and nominations for "Tess" and "Rosemary's Baby," but he is probably as equally well known for his own tumultuous life.

Polanski arrested in connection with 1970s sex chargeupdated: Tue Sep 29 2009 04:54:00

Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski has been arrested in Switzerland on a decades-old arrest warrant stemming from a sex charge in California, Swiss police said Sunday.

People.com: INSIDE STORY: Roman Polanski Had No Idea He'd Be Caughtupdated: Mon Sep 28 2009 13:47:00

The director expected to be awarded, not arrested, at Zurich's film fest

People.com: Oscar-Winning Director Roman Polanski Arrestedupdated: Mon Sep 28 2009 09:09:00

Police have confirmed the Polish-born actor was taken into custody in Switzerland

People.com: 40th Anniversary of the Charles Manson Murdersupdated: Sun Aug 09 2009 17:26:00

As 74-year-old Manson strums his guitar in prison, one of his followers - Squeaky Fromme - is set for release

Judge says Polanski must appear to get rulingupdated: Wed Feb 18 2009 14:38:00

The original judge has been dead for 15 years, and no one has been able to find the criminal case file since 2004. Yet a 1977 sex scandal involving famed director Roman Polanski and a 13-year-old girl continues to stalk the courts of Los Angeles.

Court rejects Polanski motion to disqualify 'biased' judgesupdated: Mon Feb 02 2009 22:05:00

A California appellate court Monday rejected Roman Polanski's motion to disqualify all Los Angeles Superior Court judges in the Oscar-winning director's efforts to have a 32-year-old sex offense case dropped, according to a court spokeswoman.

Appeal delays Polanski's bid to drop sex caseupdated: Wed Jan 21 2009 11:20:00

Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski's efforts to have his 31-year-old sex case dismissed have been delayed by a last-minute appeal.

Woman in case against Roman Polanski seeks dismissalupdated: Mon Jan 12 2009 23:01:00

The alleged victim in a 1977 sexual assault case against director Roman Polanski has filed court papers seeking dismissal of the charges against him.

Move Polanski case outside of Los Angeles, lawyers askupdated: Tue Jan 06 2009 21:35:00

Attorneys for exiled film director Roman Polanski are asking that a judge outside Los Angeles be assigned to decide a motion to dismiss a 30-year-old sex offense case against him, claiming prosecutorial and judicial misconduct.

Polanski attorneys move to get case dismissedupdated: Wed Dec 03 2008 12:45:00

Attorneys for Oscar-winning film director Roman Polanski are asking a California court to dismiss a 30-year-old sex offense case against him, claiming prosecutorial and judicial misconduct.

Time.com: A Critical Snapshot in 10 Reviews or Lessupdated: Wed May 21 2008 15:00:00

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Time.com: Redeeming Roman Polanskiupdated: Thu Jan 24 2008 11:00:00

A new documentary takes a critical look at the statutory rape case that sent the director into exile for good

Business 2.0: The New Rules of Real Estateupdated: Tue Feb 13 2007 11:31:00

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EW review: Top-notch 'Oliver Twist'updated: Fri Sep 23 2005 13:11:00

On the face of it, Roman Polanski's "Oliver Twist," with a screenplay by Ronald Harwood, is in the tradition of every faithful "Oliver Twist" ever filmed -- a photogenic, straightforward, CliffsNotes staging of Charles Dickens' harrowing story about a penniless orphan negotiating among cruel and occasionally good adults in a world that has no time for children, and even less for penniless orphans.

Polanski sues over sex claimsupdated: Mon Jul 18 2005 03:48:00

Roman Polanski's libel action against the publishers of Vanity Fair magazine began at London's High Court on Monday -- with the Oscar-winning film director giving evidence from Paris.

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