"Actor: Roman Polanski"

  • The Fearless Vampire Killers [1967]The Fearless Vampire Killers | DVD | (30/01/2013) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £14.99

    Clever comedy-horror film directed by Roman Polanski. An expert on bats Professor Abronsius and his dim-witted assistant Alfred travel to Transylvania to try to find and destroy vampires. Alfred falls for the vampire's latest target - the inn-keeper's daughter. Also known as 'Dance Of The Vampires' and 'Pardon Me But Your Teeth Are In My Neck.'

  • Chinatown [1974]Chinatown | DVD | (02/10/2000) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £15.99

    A landmark movie in the film noir tradition Roman Polanski’s Chinatown stands as a true screen classic. Jack Nicholson is private eye Jake Gittes living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked pre-war Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite (Faye Dunaway) to investigate her husband’s extra-marital affair Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together for

  • Chinatown [1974]Chinatown | DVD | (04/10/2004) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £15.99

    A landmark movie in the film noir tradition Roman Polanski's 'Chinatown' stands as a true screen classic. Jack Nicholson is private eye Jake Gittes living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked pre-war Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite (Faye Dunaway) to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together for one unforgettable night in ... Chinatown. Co-starring film legend John Huston and featuring an Academy Award-winning script by Robert Towne Chinatown captures a lost era in a masterfully woven movie that remains a timeless gem.

  • Weekend Of A Champion [DVD]Weekend Of A Champion | DVD | (04/11/2013) from £4.99   |  Saving you £8.00 (61.60%)   |  RRP £12.99

    In 1971 Motor Racing fan Roman Polanski spent a weekend with world champion driver Jackie Stewart as he attempted to win the Monaco Grand Prix. Polanski was given intimate access to Stewart's world for three days both on the track and off. The result is an extraordinarily rare glimpse into the life of a gifted athlete at the height of his powers. Forty years on Polanski and Stewart meet once again. In a remarkable post-script they discuss the sport both past and present with a unique and unmatched perspective.

  • The Magic Christian [Blu-ray]The Magic Christian | Blu Ray | (26/06/2017) from £6.79   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    This zany British comedy finds a homeless hobo (Ringo Starr) being adopted by the world s richest man, Sir Guy Grand (Peter Sellers). Setting sail on the luxury liner The Magic Christian, Sir Grand sets out to test the limit of human avarice. Wilfred Hyde White plays the drunken captain, Yul Brynner a chanteuse transvestite along with notable star appearances from John Cleese as the director of Sothebys, Raquel Welch, Roman Polanski and Richard Attenborough.

  • Roman Polanski Collection [1968]Roman Polanski Collection | DVD | (16/08/2004) from £20.98   |  Saving you £4.01 (16.00%)   |  RRP £24.99

    A talented musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto and the concentration camps of World War II.

  • Repulsion [Blu-ray]Repulsion | Blu Ray | (24/03/2017) from £11.05   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    Roman Polanski's psychological drama was his first English-language feature. A young Belgian woman (Catherine Deneuve) is left alone in a Kensington apartment when her sister goes away. She becomes increasingly unstable, experiencing hallucinations which have their roots in her fear of male sexuality. When two aggressive men turn up, her tortured nightmares spill into real life violence.

  • The Tenant [1976]The Tenant | DVD | (08/03/2004) from £9.43   |  Saving you £6.56 (69.57%)   |  RRP £15.99

    ROMAN POLANSKI directs and stars as Trelkovsky an expatriate Pole in Paris who takes over the lease of a gloomy apartment and comes to believe that the other tenants in the block are conspiring to drive him to kill himself. The real or imagined conspiracy is supported by the suicide of the previous tenant. Trelkovsky finds himself assuming the identity of his predecessor but the twist that sets this film above the competition is that this previous occupant was a girl. Polanski

  • Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired [DVD]Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired | DVD | (18/10/2010) from £10.69   |  Saving you £4.30 (28.70%)   |  RRP £14.99

    Reopening a case that has inspired curiosity controversy and confusion for over three decades Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired is an extensive exploration of the circumstances that led up to Polanski's conviction for having unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor. Unearthing a trove of telling footage from the past and combining it with insightful interviews from today she brings comprehension and clarity to events long clouded by myth and misconception. A thrilling examination of a case that became the prototype for innumerable Hollywood courtroom scandals to follow the film becomes a brilliant discourse on the attraction/ repulsion that defines celebrity culture in contemporary America.

  • Night Train (Pociag) [DVD]Night Train (Pociag) | DVD | (27/05/2013) from £12.98   |  Saving you £3.00 (30.03%)   |  RRP £12.99

    Kawalerowicz's celebrated film is considered one of the finest achievements of Polish cinema. Employing a classic Hitchcockian premise - two people, one possibly a killer on the run, sharing a compartment on a crowded overnight train - Kawalerowicz turns a thriller into an intriguing character study of ordinary people in unusual circumstances. Featuring impressive performances from Lucyna Winnicka (Mother Joan of the Angels), Zbigniew Cybulski (the 'Polish James Dean') and Leon Niemczyk (Knife in the Water), Night Train is more than simply a thriller... taut and gripping but also suffused with humour and warmth and boasting a wonderful jazz score by renowned composer Andrzej Trzaskowski.

  • Blind Faith - Hyde Park 1969Blind Faith - Hyde Park 1969 | DVD | (03/03/2008) from £13.48   |  Saving you £-7.49 (N/A%)   |  RRP £5.99

    Blind Faith's debut gig was in front of a cool 100 000 people on a warm day in Hyde Park. Since 7th June 1969 when this concert took place it has never been seen in its entirety. This is a unique opportunity to see the world's first Supergroup perform for the very first time! The audience gathered in London's central Hyde Park were filled with anticipation awaiting Blind Faith's debut. The newly formed collective of four virtuoso musicians who individually were already rock royalty

  • The Magic Christian [1970]The Magic Christian | DVD | (22/05/2006) from £6.99   |  Saving you £9.00 (56.30%)   |  RRP £15.99

    In this adaptation of Terry Southern's offbeat novel an eccentric millionaire adopts a down-and-out vagrant he stumbles upon in the park as his son. The pair embark on a series of practical jokes and elaborate stunts designed to expose the wanton greed that exists in everybody - and prove that everyone has his price.

  • Polish Cinema Classics [DVD]Polish Cinema Classics | DVD | (12/03/2012) from £52.63   |  Saving you £-12.64 (N/A%)   |  RRP £39.99

    A 4-DVD set comprising four remarkable films (all available for the first time in the UK) from some of Polish cinemas most vital and provocative talents. All four films are newly remastered from brand new HD materials.Titles Comprise:Eroica: Andrzej Munk's two-part anti-war poem is a darkly comic, intelligent and insightful satire on duty, courage and heroism.Night Train: Night Train (1959): Jerzy Kawalerowicz's homage to Hitchcock. Two people - one of whom may be a vicious murderer - on the run and on a train bound for the Baltic coast. Taut and gripping with a wonderful jazz score.Innocent Sorcerers: Innocent Sorcerers (1960): Following after his renowned War Trilogy, Andrzej Wajda made this provocative film about contemporary youth from a script co-written by Jerzy Skolimowski. A young womanising doctor meets his match in the form of a spirited young woman.Goodbye, See You Tomorrow: Janusz Morgenstern's touching story of young love. With outstanding performances from Polish superstar Zbigniew Cybulski (known as the 'Polish James Dean') and a young Roman Polanski, and with music by the great Polish composer Krzysztof Komeda (Rosemary's Baby).

  • Back In The USSR [1993]Back In The USSR | DVD | (05/01/2004) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £12.99

    An American tourist is trapped in Moscow accused of murder and the theft of a priceless icon. When the US Embassy and the Russian police refuse to help he is forced to seek assistance from members of the Moscow underworld...

  • Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir [DVD]Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir | DVD | (02/06/2014) from £5.21   |  Saving you £7.78 (59.90%)   |  RRP £12.99

    In a remarkable documentary the award-winning director Roman Polanski talks candidly about his life and career with Andrew Braunsberg his former business partner producer and friend of many years. The film encompasses Polanski's childhood amid the horror of the Krakow ghetto his first films in Poland his move to Paris and flourishing career in Europe and America crowned with an Oscar for The Pianist the tragedy of the murder of his pregnant wife Sharon Tate the controversy surrounding his arrest in 1977 and his work and life today in France with his wife Emmanuelle Seigner. The conversations were recorded at Polanski's home in Gstaad Switzerland where he remained under house arrest for several months in 2009 and 2010 and are illustrated with excerpts from his films news footage press coverage private and exclusive photos and documents; all chronicling an extraordinary life marked by trauma and distinguished by astonishing creativity and international acclaim. Often moving this film is a rare glimpse into the world of Roman Polanski as he speaks in more detail about his life than he ever has before or possibly ever will again.

  • Innocent Sorcerers (Niewinni czarodzieje) [DVD]Innocent Sorcerers (Niewinni czarodzieje) | DVD | (10/09/2012) from £10.99   |  Saving you £2.00 (18.20%)   |  RRP £12.99

    Following his renowned War Trilogy, Andrzej Wajda made this provocative film from a script co-written by Jerzy Skolimowski (Deep End).A commentary on the lives of young people who grew up in the new, post-war communist Poland, Wajda chronicles a bohemian milieu of motor-scooters, love, sex and jazz with great vitality and humour. The rebellion the film depicts is social and moral, not political - and the film angered both Communist and Church authorities by showing its young characters' explicit rejection of any ideological affinity.With an outstanding cast headed by Tadeusz Lomnicki and including Polish superstar Zbigniew Cybulski and a young Roman Polanski in one of his earliest acting roles, this is a key film in its director's output - and one that has substantially grown in stature over time.

  • Seduced And Abandoned [DVD]Seduced And Abandoned | DVD | (17/02/2014) from £5.89   |  Saving you £12.10 (205.43%)   |  RRP £17.99

    Featuring insights from actors such as Ryan Gosling Jessica Chastain and Diane Kruger as well as directors Martin Scorsese 'Bernando Bertolucci' and Roman Polanski and a host of film distribution luminaries Seduced and Abandoned combines acting legend Alec Baldwin with director James Toback as they lead us on a troublesome and often hilarious journey of raising financing for their next feature film. Moving from director to financier to star actor the two players provide us with a unique look behind the curtain at the world's biggest and most glamorous film festival shining a light on the bitter-sweet relationship filmmakers have with Cannes and the film business.

  • Chinatown / The Two Jakes [1990]Chinatown / The Two Jakes | DVD | (21/10/2002) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £19.99

    Chinatown: A landmark movie in the film noir tradition Roman Polanski's 'Chinatown' stands as a true screen classic. Nicholson is private eye Jake Gittes living off the murky moral climate of sun-baked pre-war California. Hired to investigate an extra-marital affair Gittes is swept up in a maelstrom of double dealings and deceits uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together for one unforgettable night in Chinatown. Co-starring film legend John Huston and featuring an Academy Award-winning script by Robert Towne 'Chinatown' captures a lost era in a masterfully woven movie that remains a timeless gem. The Two Jakes: Jack Nicholson returns as private eye Jake (or J.J.) Gittes in this atmospheric Chinatown follow-up which he also directed. Much has changed since we last saw Jake. The war has come and gone and 1948 Los Angeles teems with optimism and fast bucks. But there's one thing Jake knows hasn't changed: Nine times out of ten if you follow the money you will get to the truth. And that's the trail he follows when a routine case of marital hanky panky (involving the other Jake of the title - Harvey Keitel) explodes into murder that's tied to a grab for oil - and to Jake's own past.

  • A Pure Formality [1994]A Pure Formality | DVD | (14/06/2004) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £9.99

    A young woman has been found murdered and Onoff a famous writer is found wandering aimlessly in the rain with no identification or memory. Called in for questioning he is soon the prime suspect. By dawn the identity of the woman is revealed and now Onoff is faced with even more frightening consequences.

  • Blood For Dracula / Flash For FrankensteinBlood For Dracula / Flash For Frankenstein | DVD | (24/04/2006) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £29.99

    Andy Warhol along with his long-time collaborator and director Paul Morrissey combined their mighty talents for these campy trashy masterpieces of mid-70s horror. Flesh or Frankenstein (1973): Dr. Frankenstein desires to create perfect male and female specimens from body parts he has 'collected'. If all goes well his creations will then start a 'perfect' new race. However when the brain of a holy man is mistakenly placed in the head of the male creature things don't go as the good doctor planned. The result is an abundance of nudity and gore as well as a disturbing gall bladder fetish! Blood For Dracula (1974): Tired and sickly Count Dracula (Udo Kier) travels to Italy in search of a virgin bride. He and his domineering assistant Anton stumble across the supposedly virginal DiFiore family. Unfortunately the DiFiore daughters are less than virginal thanks to the determined efforts of servant Mario Balato (Joe Dallesandro) prompting the Count to bed all the sisters until he has found one with pure virgin blood.

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