The new Polish authorities demanded that the famous American film director Roman Polanski appeared before the court on October 30.
“It is argued that Polanski should not be held accountable for their misdeeds, because it is an internationally renowned director. We totally reject this position, “- said the leader of the winning party” Law and Justice “Jaroslaw Kaczynski.
Thus, the 82-year-old Polanski be extradited to the US where he is accused of committing sexual acts against 13-year-old model Samantha gamer in the home of actor Jack Nicholson. Polanski Samantha invited under the pretext of shooting for the magazine Vogue, and, according to the model, gave her champagne and drugs.
After the arrest, and the scandal of the incident, in 1978, Polanski fled to France. In 2009, he tried to arrest him at a festival in Switzerland. Although opposed by many artists from different countries at the time, former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger refused to pardon Polanski.
However, the Swiss authorities refused to extradite the director. Then last I moved to Poland, where he once spent his childhood and adolescence. In autumn 2014 the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland Rafal Trzaskowski said that Warsaw sees no grounds for granting the director.
As the lawyer of the director, the new Polish authorities are under the influence of the United States and we are ready to make concessions in relation to Polanski to show their loyalty to Washington.
Polanski is known for his films “Rosemary’s Baby,” “Chinatown,” “Bitter Moon”, “The Pianist,” for which he won an Oscar, and many others. The last of today it has become a picture of “Venus in Furs”.
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