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1 hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
In this acclaimed documentary, Marina Zenovich probes the sexual misconduct case against world-renowned director Roman Polanski. Arrested for drugging and then having sex with a minor in 1977, Polanski famously pled guilty and fled the United States for France before sentencing, fearing a corrupt judge. Zenovich explores the events of that year in depth through archived footage, and also examines Polanski's tragic past, including the murder of his wife Sharon Tate, and surviving the Holocaust.

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Director: Marina Zenovich

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: ThinkFilm

Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (2008)

Release Date: July 11th, 2008|1 hr. 40 min.

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  • 50
    San Francisco Chronicle

    With a subject like Roman Polanski, you don't really need to do much to capture audience interest. But maybe that's the reason Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired doesn't live up to its promise. show more

  • 80
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    It was a true media circus, and despite Polanski's work before and since, the film shows how it will forever be his first association in the public consciousness. In the U.S., at least. show more

  • 80
    James Greenberg The Hollywood Reporter

    Engrossing and well-researched documentary. show more

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