Roman Polanski is no chairman of the film awards Cesar after criticism
The Polish-French director Roman Polanski has withdrawn from the jury of the winners of the national film award of France, the César. Action groups, especially women, criticized the choice for Polanski because he was in 1977, according to the American justice, a minor girl has been raped.
The 83-year-old Polanski is sad that the choice of him as chairman to make at the hands of certain groups to discord has led.
He finds according to a statement that Tuesday is the spread of the attacks on his person falsely, but sees from his festive role on February 24, as the film awards at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris will be presented. The show is presented by comedian Jérome Commandeur.
The prices that they are comparing with the American Oscars consist of bronze statuettes designed by sculptor César Baldaccini (1921-1998).