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"Better late than never" Roman Polanski collects Zurich Film Festival award after two-year wait

Film director Roman Polanski collected his lifetime achievement award from the Zurich Film Festival on Tuesday, two years after he was arrested over child sex charges on his way to accept the prize. Police intercepted Polanski at Zurich airport in September 2009. He was imprisoned and then held under house arrest until Swiss authorities decided in 2010 not to extradite him to the United States. As he accepted his prize on Tuesday, he said, "Better late than never". (SF/

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