ROMAN POLANSKI – A FILM MEMOIR – available on dvd


Award-winning director Roman Polanski talks candidly about his life and career. Talking informally to his friend and former producer Andrew Braunsberg, Polanski provides an insight into his background, traumatic experiences including the murder of his pregnant wife, and the thought-processes behind the making of his films.

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Roman Polanski’s Tess is re-issue on dvd

tess TESS (12) 1979 UK   POLANSKI, ROMAN    £19.99
Three times Academy Award winning film based on the classic Thomas Hardy novel. Set in 19th Century England where a peasant discovers that his family are descendants from a noble family, the d’Urbervilles. He sends his daughter Tess to live with a rich cousin, Alec d’Urberville.

She has a baby by him but it dies in infancy. Tess then runs away and on the way meets a pastor’s son, Angel, with whom she falls in love and marries. When she tells Angel about her past he is unable to forgive and goes off to Brazil.

Tess then goes back to Alec. But when Angel returns home, Tess kills her lover, Alec, in order to be with the only man she has ever loved, Angel.

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