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Polanski thank you for presidency, césar awards after controversy

A few days ago, the organization of the French national fimprijs Césars her the chairman of the jury are known: Roman Polanski. Around the choice created much controversy. With ‘success’: Polanski has now let you know to withdraw from the jury.

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The director – itself eight-fold Césarwinnaar – was forty years ago in America sued because he was a dertienjarig girl raped. Polanski absconded to Paris, making him the lawsuit until the day of today knew how to work around it.

That the man is now a prestigious position in the French film industry should take over, many people unheard of. So reacted, among others, the organization Osez le Féminisme’ furious. The feminist association started a petition against Polanski’s presidency, and outlined all the contours of boycotplannen. Meanwhile yearning more than 61.000 signatories to his dismissal.

To the heated tempers to calm, decided the director of, among others, The Pianist, Chinatown and Rosemary’s Baby, himself to take the offered chance to intervene.

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