Polanski’s Visions of Victimhood –

While I didn’t get a chance to see Polanski’s newest film ‘Ghost Writer’ at Berlinale, I’ve been trying to read up on this eminent director’s work. Thought you might like an interesting article over at the New York Times on the parallels between Polanski’s life and filmography.

“Critics and viewers have long been tempted to link Mr. Polanski’s work to his life — to view one through the prism of the other — not least because the life has been so public and so uncommonly eventful. “There’s nothing about human nature that would surprise him,” the novelist Robert Harris, a co-writer of “The Ghost Writer,” said recently. “He’s a sort of walking microcosm of history.”


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