Slideshow: Polanski's Celebrity Defenders

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THE PLANK OCTOBER 1, 2009

Slideshow: Polanski's Celebrity Defenders

On September 26, Academy-award winning director Roman Polanski was arrested by Swiss authorities. A warrant had been pending against him since 1978, when he fled the United States after being charged with rape and pleading guilty to engaging in unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor. Now, film luminaries are leaping to his defense. Click through this TNR slideshow to see what they're saying.

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