The 'French Oscars' are embroiled in a Roman Polanski controversy

The 'French Oscars' are embroiled in a Roman Polanski controversy

Admitted rapist Roman Polanski’s latest film, “An Officer and a Spy,” earned 12 nominations at the 2020 Cesar Awards, which are the highest honor for cinema in France.But after controversy over the nominations, the entire 21-person board of the Cesar Academy, which distributes the awards, announced their resignation on Thursday night, effective after the awards ceremony on Feb. 28.The board had faced a backlash and calls to boycott this year’s awards after the nominations were unveiled and Polanski’s movie received more than any other, including nods for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor...


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