The Director noted for the film “an officer and a spy”
Roman Polanski, who is accused of rape, received a césar award for the movie “an officer and a spy”. After it was announced the winner, a few Actresses left the hall in protest.
The ceremony of awarding prize of the French Academy of art and technology cinema “Cesar” was held on February 28. The Roman Polanski and other members of the crew “an officer and a spy” at ceremony was not present. However, the Director still won in the nomination “Best Director”. By the way, the film was nominated in 12 categories.
French media reports that after the name of Roman Polanski was announced as the winner in the category “Best direction”, several Actresses left the room, thereby expressing their dissatisfaction. And on the eve of the ceremony, the activists held a protest opposite the building of the Academy, pasted his posters, calling to boycott the ceremony.
We will remind that in November of 2019 French actress Valentine Monnier accused Polanski of rape, which happened in 1975. The producer is hiding from justice in the United States, where he confessed to sexual relations with 13-year-old girl in 1977.
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