Anti-Polanski protesters greet French film awards ceremony


Several actresses have walked out of the French film awards ceremony this says us after Roman Polanski was named Best Director protesters tried to storm the venue our correspondent Hugh Schofield reports from Paris announcement of the award to Roman Polanski was greeted with some approvals but mainly awkwardness everyone at the ceremony recognizes him as one of the world's top directors but in the post to me to world a man still wanted in the U. S. on statutory rape charges dating from nineteen seventy seven and against two new historic allegations of abuse also way is not regarded as a figure to celebrate predicting rightly that that be demonstrations by feminists Polanski himself decided to stay away from the ceremony as did the rest of his team including the actors on the job that the British writer Robert Harris on his book about the Dreyfus affair the film is

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