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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Venus in Fur (2014)
A young talented actress vies for the role in a play that results in cat and mouse psycho-sexual games between her and the playwright-director.
2.
Ghost Writer, The (2010)
When a ghostwriter is hired to write the memoirs of a former British prime minister, he quickly finds himself caught in a web of political and sexual intrigue.
3.
Chacun son cinema (2007)
A collection of 33 short films made by a group of 35 directors, hailing from 5 continents and 25 different countries. The participants each made their own three-minute film on the theme of the movie theatre, a place sacred to the world's film buffs.
4.
Oliver Twist (2005) as Director
Abandoned at an early age, Oliver Twist is forced to live in a workhouse lorded over by the awful Mr. Bumble, who cheats the boys of their meager rations. Desperate yet determined, Oliver makes his escape to the streets of London. Penniless and alone, he is lured into a world of crime by the siniste
5.
Pianist, The (2002) as Director
An adaptation based on the autobiography of the acclaimed Polish composer, Wladyslaw Szpilman, who detailed his survival during World War II, and narrowly escaped a roundup that sent his family to a death camp. A composer and pianist, Szpilman played the last live music heard over Polish radio airwa
6.
Ninth Gate, The (2000) as Director
Dean Corso is known forhis skill in locating rare books for wealthy collectors. His newest mission: to find the last two volumes of a legendary manual of satanic invocation.
7.
Death and the Maiden (1994) as Director
On a stormy night, at a secluded beach house, somewhere in Latin America, a chance encounter with Dr. Roberto Miranda leads to an intense confrontation with Paulina Escobar who was subjected to systematic torture fifteen years ago and now believes that she may have found the man responsible. Once Mi
8.
Bitter Moon (1992) as Director
While traveling aboard a luxury liner, a straitlaced British couple's marriage is undermined by the machinations of a dissolute, crippled American writer and his French wife.
9.
Frantic (1988) as Director
Harrison Ford plays a doctor caught in a web of intrigue and violence in Roman Polanski's gripping suspense thriller "Frantic" (1988). When his wife disappears on a Paris vacation, Dr. Richard Walker (Ford) is thrust into a chaotic world of lies, drug dealers, espionage and murder. To rescue the woman he loves, he'll have to become everything he hates. With Betty Buckley and Emmanuelle Seigner.
10.
Pirates (1986) as Director
Captain Thomas Bartholomew Red, a peg-legged British pirate, is captured by Don Alfonso, captain of the Spanish galleon Neptune. Eventually, Red causes the Neptune's crew to mutiny, abducts the niece of the governor of Maracaibo, and steals a golden Aztec throne from the Spaniards.
11.
Tess (1980) as Director
A simple country girl is torn between the honest farmer who loves her and a corrupt nobleman.
12.
Tenant, The (1976) as Director
A quiet and inconspicuous man (Trelkovsky) rents an apartment in France where the previous tenant committed suicide, and begins to suspect his landlord and neighbors are trying to subtly change him into the last tenant so that he too will kill himself.
13.
Chinatown (1974) as Director
A Los Angeles private eye unwittingly sets up an innocent man for murder, then joins his seductive widow to unearth the corruption behind the crime.
14.
Che? (1973) as Director
A young American woman (Sydne Rome) traveling through Italy finds herself in a strange Mediterranean villa where nothing seems right. Her visit becomes an absurd, decadent, oversexed version of "Alice in Wonderland", with Marcello Mastroianni as the maddest of mad hatters and Roman Polanski a kinky March hare.
15.
The Tragedy of Macbeth (1971) as Director
A Scottish warlord and his wife murder their way to a pair of crowns.
16.
Rosemary's Baby (1968) as Director
A young woman fears the baby she's carrying is the son of Satan.
17.
The Fearless Vampire Killers; or, Pardon Me but Your Teeth Are in My Neck (1967) as Director
A bumbling professor tracks vampires in the wilds of Eastern Europe.
18.
The Beautiful Swindlers (1967) as Dir of "Amsterdam"
19.
Cul-de-Sac (1966) as Director
A wounded criminal and his dying partner take refuge at a beachfront castle. The owners of the castle, a meek Englishman and his willful French wife, are initially the unwilling hosts to the criminals. Quickly, however, the relationships between the criminal, the wife, and the Englishman begin to shift in humorous and bizarre fashion.
20.
Repulsion (1965) as Director
Strange dreams haunt a beautiful young woman left alone in her apartment.
21.
Knife in the Water (1963) as Director
A young businessman and a hitchhiker develop a deadly rivalry during a boating weekend.

Cast (feature film)

22.
Seduced and Abandoned (2013)
Alec Baldwin and James Toback try to raise money at Cannes to make a movie.
24.
Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir (2011)
Director Roman Polanski chats with his friend and producer Andrew Braunsberg about his career, the murder of his wife Sharon Tate, and his 2009 arrest in Switzerland following an American extradition request stemming from a 1977 rape charge.
25.
Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (2008)
The victim has forgiven him. The judge is dead. It's been almost 30 years since Roman Polanski fled the United States after pleading guilty to unlawful sexual intercourse with an underage girl and serving time in jail. The public scandal and private tragedy which led to Polanski's sudden flight from
26.
Quiet Chaos (2008)
Pietro is a successful executive, happily married and father of a 10-year old daughter, Claudia. One day, after having saved the lives of two women who were drowning, he arrives home only to discover his wife has suddenly died. From that moment on his life changes radically. Pietro takes Claudia to
27.
Rush Hour 3 (2007)
In the heart of Paris lies a deadly secret. Half a world away in Los Angeles, Ambassador Han is about to disclose it. In his possession is explosive new evidence about the inner workings of the Triads--the most powerful and notorious crime syndicate in the world. The Ambassador has discovered the identity of Shy Shen, the very crux of the wide-ranging crime ring, and he's about to reveal it to the World Criminal Court--until he is silenced by an assassin's bullet. The Triads will go to any lengths to make sure their secrets stay buried, and there's only one hope for stopping them. LAPD Detective Carter and Chinese Inspector Lee are back--back where they don't belong. The unlikely duo is headed to the City of Lights to stop a global criminal conspiracy and save the life of an old friend, Ambassador Han's now-grown daughter, Soo Yung. They don't know the city, the language or even exactly what they're looking for, but their race will take them across the city, from the depths of the Paris underground to the breathtaking heights of the Eiffel Tower, as they fight to outrun the world's most deadly criminals and save the day.
28.
Ljuset Haller Mig Sallskap (2002)
A look at the extraordinary life and work of Swedish director of photography Sven Nykvist, famous for his collaboration with directors Ingmar Bergman and Woody Allen. Diagnosed with an illness that inhibits his speech, the 77-year-old Nykvist was forced to end his 50 year career after finishing Alle
30.
Dead Tired (1994) as Himself
A popular comic actor's reputation is threatened by the machinations of an imposter.
31.
Une Pure Formalite (1994) as Inspector
Onoff, a celebrated novelist, is accused of a murder he may or may not have committed. While a heavy rainstorm pounds the dilapidated police station, the Inspector assigned to the case tries a variety of approaches in his dogged attempt to get his suspect to confess. Sometimes he flatters the writer
32.
Back In The U.S.S.R. (1992) as Kurilov
An American student in Moscow gets caught between the Russian mob and police when he accidentally comes into the possession of a valuable stolen icon painting.
33.
Andy Warhol's Dracula (1992)
Udo Kier is without a doubt the sickliest of vampires in any director's interpretation of the Bram Stoker tale. Count Dracula knows that if he fails to drink a required amount of pure virgin's [pronounced "wirgin's"] blood, it's time to move into a permanent coffin. His assistant (Renfield?) suggests that the Count and he pick up his coffin and take a road trip to Italy, where families are known to be particularly religious, and therefore should be an excellent place to search for a virgin bride. They do, only to encounter a family with not one, but FOUR virgins, ready for marriage. The Count discovers one-by-one that the girls are not as pure as they say they are, meanwhile a handsome servant/Communist begins to observe strange behaviour from the girls who do spend the night with the Count. It's a race for Dracula to discover who's the real virgin, before he either dies from malnourishment or from the wooden stake of the Communist!
34.
Envers du decors: portrait de Pierre Guffroy, L' (1991) as Himself
Portrait of the internationally acclaimed production designer, Pierre Guffroy.
35.
Evolution of Snuff, The (1976) as Narration (Prologue)
36.
Tenant, The (1976) as Trelkovsky
A quiet and inconspicuous man (Trelkovsky) rents an apartment in France where the previous tenant committed suicide, and begins to suspect his landlord and neighbors are trying to subtly change him into the last tenant so that he too will kill himself.
37.
Chinatown (1974) as Man With Knife
A Los Angeles private eye unwittingly sets up an innocent man for murder, then joins his seductive widow to unearth the corruption behind the crime.
38.
Che? (1973) as Zanzara
A young American woman (Sydne Rome) traveling through Italy finds herself in a strange Mediterranean villa where nothing seems right. Her visit becomes an absurd, decadent, oversexed version of "Alice in Wonderland", with Marcello Mastroianni as the maddest of mad hatters and Roman Polanski a kinky March hare.
39.
The Magic Christian (1970) as Man listening to lady singer
Sir Guy Grand adopts homeless bum Youngman to be heir to his obscene wealth, and immediately begins bringing him into the intricacies of the family business, which is to prey upon people's greed by use of the vast holdings of the Grand empire. They leave no stone unturned as sporting events, restaurants, art galleries, and traditional pheasant hunts turn into lurid displays of bad manners and profiteering. Things climax at the social event of the season, the inaugural voyage of the new pleasure cruiser The Magic Christian.
40.
The Fearless Vampire Killers; or, Pardon Me but Your Teeth Are in My Neck (1967) as Alfred, his assistant
A bumbling professor tracks vampires in the wilds of Eastern Europe.
41.
Lotna (1966) as
42.
Repulsion (1965) as A spoon player
Strange dreams haunt a beautiful young woman left alone in her apartment.
43.
Samson (1961)
A young Jewish man struggles to survive in World War II Poland.
44.
Innocent Sorcerers (1960) as Polo
A young doctor is tired of being sought by women. One night he meets a young girl who all but forces herself into his room where they talk of morals and love. But he loses her when he goes out to see some friends and then rushes madly around the city after her, only to find she has returned.
45.
Lotna (1959)
Set in the beginning of the Wold War II, when Polish cavalry still fights with lances against the first German foot troops. Soon tanks give Germans the superiority and crush the daring horsemen. Tale is about a white thoroughbred horse that passes to various hands in a military outfit until he breaks a leg and is shot.
46.
Generation (1955) as Mundek
Young Poles come of age fighting in the World War II Resistance.

Writer (feature film)

47.
Venus in Fur (2014)
A young talented actress vies for the role in a play that results in cat and mouse psycho-sexual games between her and the playwright-director.
48.
Ghost Writer, The (2010)
When a ghostwriter is hired to write the memoirs of a former British prime minister, he quickly finds himself caught in a web of political and sexual intrigue.
49.
Ninth Gate, The (2000) as Screenwriter
Dean Corso is known forhis skill in locating rare books for wealthy collectors. His newest mission: to find the last two volumes of a legendary manual of satanic invocation.
50.
Bitter Moon (1992) as Screenwriter
While traveling aboard a luxury liner, a straitlaced British couple's marriage is undermined by the machinations of a dissolute, crippled American writer and his French wife.
51.
Frantic (1988) as Screenwriter
Harrison Ford plays a doctor caught in a web of intrigue and violence in Roman Polanski's gripping suspense thriller "Frantic" (1988). When his wife disappears on a Paris vacation, Dr. Richard Walker (Ford) is thrust into a chaotic world of lies, drug dealers, espionage and murder. To rescue the woman he loves, he'll have to become everything he hates. With Betty Buckley and Emmanuelle Seigner.
52.
Pirates (1986) as Screenwriter
Captain Thomas Bartholomew Red, a peg-legged British pirate, is captured by Don Alfonso, captain of the Spanish galleon Neptune. Eventually, Red causes the Neptune's crew to mutiny, abducts the niece of the governor of Maracaibo, and steals a golden Aztec throne from the Spaniards.
53.
Tess (1980) as Screenwriter
A simple country girl is torn between the honest farmer who loves her and a corrupt nobleman.
54.
Tenant, The (1976) as Screenwriter
A quiet and inconspicuous man (Trelkovsky) rents an apartment in France where the previous tenant committed suicide, and begins to suspect his landlord and neighbors are trying to subtly change him into the last tenant so that he too will kill himself.
55.
Che? (1973) as Screenwriter
A young American woman (Sydne Rome) traveling through Italy finds herself in a strange Mediterranean villa where nothing seems right. Her visit becomes an absurd, decadent, oversexed version of "Alice in Wonderland", with Marcello Mastroianni as the maddest of mad hatters and Roman Polanski a kinky March hare.
56.
The Tragedy of Macbeth (1971) as Screenwriter
A Scottish warlord and his wife murder their way to a pair of crowns.
57.
Day at the Beach, A (1970) as Screenwriter
A young drunk takes his charge, a crippled girl, on an outing to the beach.
58.
Rosemary's Baby (1968) as Screenwriter
A young woman fears the baby she's carrying is the son of Satan.
59.
The Fearless Vampire Killers; or, Pardon Me but Your Teeth Are in My Neck (1967) as Story-scr
A bumbling professor tracks vampires in the wilds of Eastern Europe.
60.
The Beautiful Swindlers (1967) as Scr for "Amsterdam"
61.
Cul-de-Sac (1966) as Screenwriter
A wounded criminal and his dying partner take refuge at a beachfront castle. The owners of the castle, a meek Englishman and his willful French wife, are initially the unwilling hosts to the criminals. Quickly, however, the relationships between the criminal, the wife, and the Englishman begin to shift in humorous and bizarre fashion.
62.
A Taste for Women (1966) as Screenwriter
63.
Repulsion (1965) as Screenwriter
Strange dreams haunt a beautiful young woman left alone in her apartment.
64.
Knife in the Water (1963) as Screenwriter
A young businessman and a hitchhiker develop a deadly rivalry during a boating weekend.

Producer (feature film)

65.
Weekend of a Champion (2013) as Producer
66.
Ghost Writer, The (2010)
When a ghostwriter is hired to write the memoirs of a former British prime minister, he quickly finds himself caught in a web of political and sexual intrigue.
67.
Chacun son cinema (2007)
A collection of 33 short films made by a group of 35 directors, hailing from 5 continents and 25 different countries. The participants each made their own three-minute film on the theme of the movie theatre, a place sacred to the world's film buffs.
68.
Oliver Twist (2005) as Producer
Abandoned at an early age, Oliver Twist is forced to live in a workhouse lorded over by the awful Mr. Bumble, who cheats the boys of their meager rations. Desperate yet determined, Oliver makes his escape to the streets of London. Penniless and alone, he is lured into a world of crime by the siniste
69.
Pianist, The (2002) as Producer
An adaptation based on the autobiography of the acclaimed Polish composer, Wladyslaw Szpilman, who detailed his survival during World War II, and narrowly escaped a roundup that sent his family to a death camp. A composer and pianist, Szpilman played the last live music heard over Polish radio airwa
70.
Ninth Gate, The (2000) as Producer
Dean Corso is known forhis skill in locating rare books for wealthy collectors. His newest mission: to find the last two volumes of a legendary manual of satanic invocation.
71.
Bitter Moon (1992) as Producer
While traveling aboard a luxury liner, a straitlaced British couple's marriage is undermined by the machinations of a dissolute, crippled American writer and his French wife.
72.
The Tragedy of Macbeth (1971) as Producer
A Scottish warlord and his wife murder their way to a pair of crowns.
73.
Day at the Beach, A (1970) as Producer
A young drunk takes his charge, a crippled girl, on an outing to the beach.

Editing (feature film)

75.
Che? (1973) as Editor
A young American woman (Sydne Rome) traveling through Italy finds herself in a strange Mediterranean villa where nothing seems right. Her visit becomes an absurd, decadent, oversexed version of "Alice in Wonderland", with Marcello Mastroianni as the maddest of mad hatters and Roman Polanski a kinky March hare.

Production Companies (feature film)

76.
The Fearless Vampire Killers; or, Pardon Me but Your Teeth Are in My Neck (1967) as Company
A bumbling professor tracks vampires in the wilds of Eastern Europe.

Misc. Crew (feature film)


Cast (special)

79.
Roman Polanski: Reflections of Darkness (2000) as Interviewee
Profile of filmmaker Roman Polanski. The program explores his childhood in Nazi-occupied Poland, his marriage to Sharon Tate, and the scandal that forced him to leave the United States.
80.
Intimate Portrait: Mia Farrow (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of the life and career of actress Mia Farrow.

Director (short)

81.
Ssaki (1962) as Director
82.
Le gros et le maigre (1961)
A thin slave entertains and cleans his larger master in this short film.
83.
Lampa (1959) as Director
84.
When Angels Fall (1959)
An old woman who sits in front of a lavatory door reflects on her past in this short film.
85.
Two Men and a Wardrobe (1958)
Two men carry a large wardrobe through town in this experimental short film.
86.
Break Up the Dance (1957)
A teenage gang break up a dance in this short film.
87.
Rower (1955)

Cast (short)

88.
Ssaki (1962)
89.
Le gros et le maigre (1961)
A thin slave entertains and cleans his larger master in this short film.
90.
When Angels Fall (1959)
An old woman who sits in front of a lavatory door reflects on her past in this short film.
91.
Two Men and a Wardrobe (1958)
Two men carry a large wardrobe through town in this experimental short film.

Writer (short)

92.
Ssaki (1962) as Screenwriter
93.
Le gros et le maigre (1961)
A thin slave entertains and cleans his larger master in this short film.
94.
When Angels Fall (1959)
An old woman who sits in front of a lavatory door reflects on her past in this short film.
95.
Lampa (1959) as Screenwriter
96.
Two Men and a Wardrobe (1958)
Two men carry a large wardrobe through town in this experimental short film.
97.
Break Up the Dance (1957)
A teenage gang break up a dance in this short film.

Producer (short)

98.
Le gros et le maigre (1961)
A thin slave entertains and cleans his larger master in this short film.

Editing (short)

99.
Le gros et le maigre (1961)
A thin slave entertains and cleans his larger master in this short film.

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