France Tackles the Polanski Problem

By Richard Goldstein

PARIS — It’s a pleasure to be in a city where a new Woody Allen film can actually be shown. A Rainy Day in New York opened here to positive reviews, but it may never be released in the U.S. because no distributor will touch it. The same fate may await Roman Polanksi’s new feature, J’Accuse (a/k/a An Officer and a Spy), though it won a top prize at the Venice Film Festival. One…