CANNES, May 25 – Roman Polanski's wife beat Quentin Tarantino yesterday for failing to consult her husband about his acclaimed critic. Once upon a time … in Hollywood which presents Polanski's second wife, Sharon Tate, as a character.
French actress Emmanuelle Seigner took to social networks to accuse Tarantino of "using someone's tragic life and then walking on them".
Tate was eight months pregnant when she was murdered by members of the family cult of Manson in 1969, while she was married to the Polish-born director of Poland. Rosemary's baby.
In an Instagram post, Seigner said he was not attacking the film as such.
"I'm just saying that it does not bother them (in Hollywood) to make a movie that explains Roman and his tragic story … while at the same time they've made him a pariah." And all without consulting him, of course, "he wrote.
Polanski fled to France in 1978 after admitting the legal violation of a 13-year-old girl, and spent 42 days in jail before being released for good behavior.
Tribute to the murdered actress.
The 85-year-old has been a fugitive from the US justice system. UU., Despite repeated attempts at extradition.
The Tarantino epic, starring Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio, takes place in Los Angeles in 1969, and has Polanski as a fleeting figure, with his then wife played by the Australian Margot Robbie.
Once upon a time … in Hollywood is one of the favorites to lift the top prize of the Cannes film festival today, 25 years after Tarantino won the Palme d'Or Pulp Fiction.
Apparently, Tarantino consulted Tate's sister, writer Debra Tate, before he started filming, and told reporters at Cannes that he wanted to get Tate's great talent lost from the headlines.
Robbie, who wore double braids to frame her face in tribute to Tate's hairstyle during a visit to Cannes in 1968, said she felt compelled to do justice to the late actress.
"Quentin told me at the beginning, she's the beat of the story, I just saw her as a ray of light," he said.
"I felt that I could honor the memory of Sharon Tate's real life, which many people said was such a bright light."
Seigner, 52, who has two children with Polanski, is best known for her roles in the Oscar nominee The diving bell and the butterfly.
While her husband rarely speaks in public, he often jumps in his defense. – AFP