Roman Polanski reveals in details his life - rich and full of experiences as a novel. He talks about his childhood in the Nazi-occupied Poland, his years of education at the Lodz Film School in the 1950s, his first years in Paris, and his efforts as a director, as well as his international success in London and Hollywood period in the 1960s. Polanski does not conceal details of his marriages and friendships. Together with him, we experience the tragedy that has struck him when his pregnant wife and a few of their friends were killed in their home. The following years are filled with disappointments, arrest and imprisonment. Finally, Polanski achieved his professional and personal revival in France.