Oliver Twist
Roman Polanski
Based on the work of
Charles Dickens
Rachel Portman 1960-
Ben Kingsley Barney Clark Jamie Foreman
A Film, 2014 | Other editions
1 dvd-video
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126 min.
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About Roman Polanski

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Raymond Roman Thierry Polánski (né Liebling; 18 August 1933) is a Polish and French film director, producer, screenwriter, and actor. During his career Polanski has received five Oscar nominations, winning the Academy Award for Best Director in 2003 for The Pianist. He has also received two Golden Globe Awards, two BAFTAs, a Palme d'Or of the 2002 Cannes Film Festival in France, as well as multiple Césars.

His Polish–Jewish parents moved the family from his birthplace in Paris back to Kraków in 1937. Two years later, the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany started World War II, and the family found themselves trapped in the Kraków Ghetto. After his mother and father were taken in raids, Polanski spent his formative years in foster homes under an adopted identity and survived the Holocaust. Polanski's first feature-length film, Knife in the Water (1962), was made in Poland and was nominated for the United States Academ…Read more on Wikipedia


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