ShortHand: How Does Roman Polanski Survive?

With cinema stalwarts being ousted and ostracised left, right and centre, one man seems untouchable. Roman Polanski, a renowned child sex offender, has continued to make celebrated movies long after his 1977 arrest. But how? And why do so many in Hollywood support him?



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Sources:


https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1157705/ 

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2009/sep/27/roman-polanski-arrest-switzerland-custody 

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/general-news/natalie-portman-i-very-regret-signing-roman-polanski-petition-1086690/ 

https://www.imdb.com/list/ls090808434/ 

https://www.vice.com/en/article/evm59e/natalie-portman-apology-for-roman-polanski-petition 

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/news/thompson-talked-out-of-support-for-polanski-by-19yearold-student-1816553.html