World renowned French-Polish film director, producer, actor and writer, Roman Polanski made his acting debut in the 1950s with films like ‘Pokolenie’ (1955) and ‘Zaczarowany rower’ (1955). The first feature-length film directed by Polanski, a Polish drama titled ‘Knife in the Water’ (1962) received an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film. He has made mark as a filmmaker both in the US and the UK with notable films like ‘Repulsion’ (1965); ‘Rosemary's Baby’ (1968); ‘Chinatown’ (1974) that earned him a BAFTA and a Golden Globe award; ‘Tess’ (1979); and ‘The Pianist’ (2002) that won him several notable awards including an Oscar.
Fascinated by cinema from just four years of age Polanski gradually developed his passion for the art into his profession and with time became a master of the trade. His rich and expansive oeuvre encompassing an incredible time span of over six decades includes several hit classic and cult films that received worldwide acclaim. However, some of his works were also rejected by critics and became box-office disappointments.
List of Roman Polanski movies includes top-grossing films like ‘Rosemary's Baby’, ‘The Pianist’ and ‘Chinatown’ as also box-office failures like ‘Macbeth’ (1971) and ‘Pirates’ (1986).
Roman Polanski Awards
|The Pianist||Best Director||2003|
|Chinatown||Best Director - Motion Picture||1975|
|The Pianist||Best Film||2003|