Robert Towne won for Best Original Screenplay. I could not believe my eyes! Roman Polanski sexual abuse case Mugshot of Polanski following his arrest On 11 March , three years after making Chinatown, Polanski was arrested at Jack Nicholson's home for the sexual assault of year-old Samantha Gailey, who was modeling for Polanski during a Vogue magazine photo shoot around the pool. Polanski was indicted on six counts of criminal behavior, including rape. Rower is a semi-autobiographical feature film, believed to be lost, which also starred Polanski. They should all speak with the same accent in English, otherwise it would be appalling. Nastassja Kinski  Tess was shot in the north of France instead of Hardy's England and became the most expensive film made in France up to that time. Huston recalled Gailey was wearing platform heels and appeared quite tall. He told his friend, director Dino De Laurentis , "I've made up my mind. Leon Niemczyk , who played Andrzej, was the only professional actor in the film. They have two children, daughter Morgane and son Elvis. Tess He dedicated his next film, Tess , to the memory of his late wife, Sharon Tate. In real life, the offender was arrested while fleeing after fracturing Polanski's skull, and executed for three murders, out of eight prior such assaults which he had committed. Her father was Klaus Kinski , a leading German actor, who had introduced her to films.