Topic: The Pianist
The life of beautiful World War II torch singer Vera Gran – who became trapped in the Warsaw Ghetto – is one of the missing chapters from the story of "The Pianist."
'Quartet,' directed by Dustin Hoffman, is poignant because of Maggie Smith's character, a famous opera star who is sent to an artists' retreat.
Adapted from an award-winning play, 'Carnage' takes two couples, poles apart, and let’s them at it.
12/16/2011 01:54 pm
French and Polish officials praised the decision by Swiss authorities to free Polish filmmaker Roman Polanski. But some ordinary citizens and French elite said a different judicial standard is used for the rich and famous.
07/12/2010 04:56 pm
Roman Polanski is a free man Monday after the Swiss government refused to extradite the film director to the US on a 1977 rape charge.
07/12/2010 01:02 pm
A pop-music journalist falls in love with Bach’s Cello Suites and sets out to discover all he can about the classic masterpiece.
01/19/2010 10:26 am
French elites lobby to "Free Polanski." American and French students pick sides in a French debate over the rape case.
09/29/2009 01:00 am
The Academy Award winner and screenwriter of 'The Diving Bell and the Butterfly' on reading the letters of the Mitford family, his favorite new movie, and why he doesn't listen to anything post-Stravinsky.
02/08/2008 12:00 am