Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

Watch: Roman Polanski's Striking 1957 Short Film 'Murder'

Video
by Beth Hanna
January 2, 2013 3:46 PM
0 Comments
  • |
Roman Polanski
Roman Polanski

Check out Roman Polanski's student short film "Murder," made in 1957. Silent, black-and-white and only a minute in duration, the film shows what the title promises with queasy bluntness.

"Murder" is the first of eight early Polanski shorts included in the video below. The films are part of the special features on Anchor Bay's 2003 Polanski DVD box set, which also includes "Knife in the Water," "Repulsion" and "Cul-de-Sac."

Polanski is best-known for 1968's "Rosemary's Baby" and 1974's "Chinatown," as well as 2002's "The Pianist," for which he won the Oscar for Best Director.

The director, 79, is currently filming "Venus in Fur" with French actors Emmanuelle Seigner and Louis Garrel. It centers on an actress attempting to secure the lead role in a film. Also in the works is "D," chronicling the Dreyfus Affair.

0 Comments

Free Indie Movies and Documentaries    

Email Updates

Most "Liked"

  • Why Weinstein Is Re-Releasing Summer ...
  • First Gurus 'O Gold Pre-Festival Top ...
  • Emmy Watch: As TV Enters the Future, ...
  • Emmy Awards: Lena Dunham Wins the Red ...
  • The Radical World of Avant-Garde Master ...
  • Participant Joins DreamWorks' Spielberg ...
  • Best of the Week: Return to 'Sin City,' ...
  • 'If I Stay' Leads Dull Friday Box Office, ...
  • Strange August Box Office Weekend Boosted ...
  • How David Byrne Collaborated with Jonathan ...