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Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir

Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir (2013)

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Famed director Roman Polanski discusses his remarkable, often controversial, life and career with his longtime associate Andrew Braunsberg in conversations filmed during a time when Polanski was under house arrest in Switzerland. He talks about his childhood during the holocaust, the tragic death of his first wife Sharon Tate, his ongoing legal battles, and many of his classic films including Chinatown, Rosemary's Baby, and The Pianist. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi

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Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir is a rare opportunity to hear a master filmmaker speak about his life. Both his haters and fans will agree, it is a highly watchable documentary. But don't expect either group to feel they have heard the whole story.

November 10, 2013 Full Review Source: The Playlist
The Playlist

Polanski sure knows how to spin a yarn, whether it's with words or film.

March 17, 2013 Full Review Source: 3AW

There's no doubt Polanski is a major artist, and his fans will probably get a lot out of his recollections, but don't expect any rigorous attention to the ethics of documentary-making. This is a personal exercise in public atonement.

February 28, 2013 Full Review Source: Concrete Playground
Concrete Playground

An intimate and compelling, albeit sympathetic, portrait of this filmmaking legend, whose often tragedy tinged real life story eclipses his extraordinary onscreen work.

February 22, 2013 Full Review Source: FILMINK (Australia)
FILMINK (Australia)

What rises to the surface and sparkles are Polanski's gifts as a raconteur, his fierce intelligence and his guile.

February 22, 2013 Full Review Source: sbs.com.au
sbs.com.au

A fascinating, if workmanlike, insight into the life of a legend.

February 22, 2013 Full Review Source: Empire Magazine Australasia
Empire Magazine Australasia

A fine example of how sympathetic interviewing techniques can result in a probing interview that carries insights and emotion

February 16, 2013 Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile
Urban Cinefile

There is something exquisitely personal about this documentary in which he tells his story in conversation with his friend of over 40 years, producer Andrew Braunsberg

February 16, 2013 Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile
Urban Cinefile

There are not many revelations in this docu of Polanski, but it's refreshing that it restores the balance between the director's background and incredibly creative career and the 1977 sex scandal that's dominated the media for decades.

September 9, 2012 Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com
EmanuelLevy.Com

Sycophancy is an ugly thing at the best of times, and when the subject is shouldering the story-telling burden without it, it's even worse.

May 19, 2012 Full Review Source: Film School Rejects
Film School Rejects

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