Oct 30, 2014

By Michael Kramer

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Polish prosecutors have questioned filmmaker Roman Polanski after U.S. prosecutors requested they do so.

America wants Polanski to be extradited for charges going back to 1977- of having sex with a minor.

A spokeswoman for prosecutors in Krakow, where Polanski has an apartment says the filmmaker remained free – but available for further proceedings, and that prosecutors must analyze the U.S. arrest and extradition request- before they make any decisions.

Deputy Foreign Minister Rafal Trzaskowski says the charges against Polanski have expired in Poland: so there’s no grounds for an extradition.

The director of “Chinatown” and “Rosemary’s Baby” is living in Paris.

As a French citizen he is immune from U.S. justice, which he fled in 1978.

In 2010, Polanski was freed from house arrest – after Switzerland refused to extradite him.

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