the French film “Cesar” in full force resigned. It happened after the announcement of the nominees, TV channel “Russia 24”.
Film Director Roman Polanski “an officer and a spy” was identified in 12 categories. This decision was criticized by the feminist organizations.
in addition, 400 figures of the movie world signed a letter demanding to reform the Academy. Ex-management “Cesar” decided that resignation is the only way to calm the situation.
In the 70’s, Polanski was accused of statutory rape model. He made a plea bargain, pleading guilty. Then he fled from the States because the case was not closed. Since then, the harassment Polanski was accused a number of women.
the Prize “Cesar” is awarded by the French Academy of arts and film technology since 1976. It is named after the famous sculptor-avant-garde artist Cesar Baldaccini.
45th award ceremony will be held on 28 February in the French capital in the Salle Pleyel.