Will he have a valet at the chalet?

November 29, 2009

Blog Guy, I’ve been closely following the case of that creepy director Roman Polanski, who apparently will be released under house arrest in Switzerland soon, but I wonder if you can clear up some details for me.

Well, I’m no lawyer, but I’ll do my best.

Thanks. So he’s going to be staying in a Swiss chalet, from what I’ve read. Any idea what it looks like?

Yeah, if it’s the one we think it is, there’s a general view of it in this combo shot.

Very interesting. Are there TV cameramen outside the chalet where we think he’ll be going?

Yes, you can see that in the middle shot.

And what do you think the chalet looks like through the camera’s viewfinder?

That shot on the right should answer that question. Is that all you wanted?

Not exactly. What I was REALLY wondering was, what would it look like if a farmer were to stand in front of the chalet?

Well, why didn’t you say so? I think I can help you out with that, too.

You’re the BEST, Blog Guy. Does that farmer raise pigs? What would they look like?

You’ve got me there, but we’ll get on it right away!

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Combo left: General view of the ‘Milky Way’ chalet, which according to Swiss newspapers, is the residence of film director Roman Polanski, in the Swiss mountain resort of Gstaad, November 27, 2009. Swiss authorities will release Polanski into house arrest as soon as he posts $4.5 million bail while the film director fights extradition to face U.S. sentencing over a 1977 case of sex with a 13-year-old girl.

Combo middle: A TV cameraman films the ‘Milky Way’ chalet.

Combo right: The ‘Milky Way’ chalet, is seen through a viewfinder.

Below, right: A farmer stands in front of the ‘Milky Way’ chalet.

REUTERS photos by Christian Hartmann

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Odd indeed.

Posted by Dave | Report as abusive

I thought the fourth picture was OF Polanski outside the chalet.

Posted by Little Miss Random | Report as abusive

LMR, the farmer looks better than Polanski… seriously!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive