Gros et le maigre (The Fat and the Lean)
Gros et le maigre (The Fat and the Lean) (1961)

The 15-minute black-and-white short The Fat and the Lean was directed by Roman Polanski in 1961 shortly after he finished film school in Poland. The official credits have been obscured throughout history due to the fact that the film was… More

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Chris Weber
All of Polanski's shorts are odd, and some of them are pretty funny, but I think this one take the cake both in terms of oddness and humor. Polanski… More
Pierluigi Puccini
Probably the funniest Polanski short. Another slapstick comedy, this time with Polanski himself as the servant-slave of a tyrannic fatso.
An uninteresting short film made by Polanski before Knife in the Water. He plays "The Lean", a servant to "The Fat", a man who is presumably… More