THE TENANT (Roman Polanski, 1976)

Roman Polanski’s The Tenant (Le locataire) is a trip—his first French film, made even before he fled to France to escape the U.S. legal system. What a dark, sinister, mesmerizing, frightening movie this is—and a devilishly funny one, too. Polanski himself is marvelous in the lead, as a quiet young man beseiged by complaining neighbors […]