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Saturday 28 November 2009
Swiss security experts are preparing Roman Polanski's Alpine chalet for the movie director's house arrest.
Thursday 26 November 2009
Roman Polanski was granted $4.5m (£2.7m) bail yesterday, clearing the way for the film director to move within days from a Swiss jail to house arrest and electronic monitoring at his chalet in an Alpine resort.
Sunday 15 November 2009
Friday 13 November 2009
Saturday 07 November 2009
Monday 02 November 2009
A lawyer for film director Roman Polanski, who has been held in a Swiss prison since September, says a new bail offer – of a "very, very significant" cash amount – will be filed today.
Friday 30 October 2009
If many purchasers of this enjoyable collection of 80 "famous moments in film" from the Independent column will put it in the smallest room, they may find Clarke's page on Raiders of the Lost Ark apposite.
Wednesday 28 October 2009
The Shining has been declared the scariest horror film every made by top film website Totalscifionline.com.
Sunday 25 October 2009
Polish trumpeter Stanko's new Finnish and Nordic quintet, with Jacob Bro on guitar, can sound either plangently acoustic or modestly electric.
Saturday 24 October 2009
The United States has asked Switzerland to hand over Roman Polanski to authorities in California, where he could serve up to two years in prison for having sex with a 13-year-old girl in 1977.
Wednesday 21 October 2009
Roman Polanski lost his appeal to be released from custody yesterday. A Swiss court rejected multiple offers from the 76-year-old film director to post bail or go under house arrest to reassure authorities that he would stay in the country.
Thursday 15 October 2009
Monday 12 October 2009
Sunday 11 October 2009
Howard Jacobson: You don't need poverty for art to thrive, but too much privilege could be a bad thing
Saturday 10 October 2009
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
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