Protestors disrupt Polanski film premiere amid new rape claims


A premiere in Paris of Roman Polanski's latest film 'An Officer and a Spy' was cancelled after feminist militants blocked the cinema in a protest against the alleged impunity of the France-based director who, wanted in the US since 1978 for the sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl, and publicly accused of several rapes, now faces a fresh allegation that he raped a French actress in 1975.

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Protesters disrupted the first screening in France of Roman Polanski’s latest film on Tuesday, after the publication of a new rape accusation against the French-Polish director, reports The Guardian.