The Roman Polanski affair, fifty years of turpitude on France 2

CRITICISM – “Complément d’études” reopens the case in which the filmmaker has been involved since 1977 and collects the unpublished testimony of Samantha Geimer. To see this Thursday, November 11 on France 2 at 11 p.m.

Attention sulphurous subject! With The accused Polanski, “Further investigation” reopens a hot file, especially after the controversy triggered by the fifth Caesar attributed to Polanski for his film I accuse, in 2020, during a memorable ceremony placed under the sign of feminism and anger.

This is the very subject of the detailed, methodical investigation by Sébastien Lafargue, Guillaume Beaufils and Karim Annette. How, over more than fifty years, the image of filmmaker Roman Polanski has
has it evolved? He whose work has always been synonymous with absolute freedom, often flirting with provocation and genius. Today, the name of Polanski (88 years old) is a factor of division in France. The man has become the symbol of violence against women, while a cloudy veil now covers his filmography.

Raw details

Precisely, the magazine of France 2 revisits in depth the intimate life closely intertwined with its films, focusing above all on the media and legal stalking of which it has been the object.

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