Film director Roman Polanski. Photo: Reuters Film director Roman Polanski. Photo: Reuters
Film director Roman Polanski. Photo: Reuters

‘Stop applauding rapists on the run’: entire French Cesar Academy board quits after Polanksi row

  • Roman Polanski has been wanted in the US for the statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl since 1978 but has continued to direct films
  • The inclusion of Polanski’s film on the Cesars’ shortlist was condemned by France’s equality minister, women’s groups and film critics

Topic |   Sexual harassment and assault
Film director Roman Polanski. Photo: Reuters Film director Roman Polanski. Photo: Reuters
Film director Roman Polanski. Photo: Reuters
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