Roman Polanski’s New Movie ‘J’Accuse’ Is About A Man Falsely Accused Of A Crime

People are raising eyebrows at Roman Polanski’s new movie.

Polanski’s first film in the #MeToo era is based on the true story of French-Jewish soldier Captain Alfred Dreyfus. The captain was falsely accused of spying for Germany in the 1890s.

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Some people believe, however, the new film “J’Accuse” is more about Polanski than it is about Dreyfus.

The infamous filmmaker was found guilty in 1977 of having unlawful sex with a minor. He was originally charged with drugging and raping a 13-year-old girl.

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Polanski ultimately fled to Paris after learning the judge planned on imprisoning him and he has been a fugitive of the U.S. ever since.

See reaction to Polanski’s new project below.

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