The famous Director Roman Polanski decided to abandon the presidency of the prestigious film award Cesar and withdrew from the proposed position. Recall that French feminists of the organization Osez le Féminisme a few days ago began a loud protest, stating that the rapist cannot invoke his talent. The decision of the Affair became known a few hours ago, during his interview with the television channel BFM-TV.
As it became known, the Director independently made the decision not to participate in the film and not put the event at risk. The representative Polanski said that the novel “has decided to decline the invitation of the organizers of the awards” very saddened “unwarranted attacks on him and his family”.
Recall that the presentation of awards will take place in Paris on February 24. Who will take the place of the President 42go festival, “Cesar”, is still unknown. Recall that despite the ambiguous attitude of the public to Polanski, three years ago, he received an award from the Cesar as Best Director for the film “Venus in furs”.