French court clears director Polanski of defaming actor

Updated May 14 2024 - 10:50pm, first published 10:44pm
A French court has ruled Roman Polanski did not defame an actor that the filmmaker called a liar. (AP PHOTO)
A French court has ruled Roman Polanski did not defame an actor that the filmmaker called a liar. (AP PHOTO)

Filmmaker Roman Polanski has been acquitted by a French court of defaming a British actor whom he described as a liar after she accused him of sexual assault.

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