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Defending Polanski: More moral leadership from Hollywood

Post by Patrick O'Callahan on Oct. 2, 2009 at 12:59 pm |
October 2, 2009 1:04 pm

Here’s that infamous demand for the release of Roman Polanski signed by so many of cinema’s luminaries that it’s discouraging to think about.

One word: Repulsion.

Woody Allen, Neil Jordan, Steven Soderbergh Pedro Almodovar, Sam Mendes, Diane von Furstenberg … this rogue’s gallery ought to be posted – along with the precise details of Polanski’s crime – near the entrance of every theater in the country.

I’ll make a point of missing their movies for a while – at least until Polanski’s done his long-overdue time for raping a 13-year-old girl.

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