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Polanski's Technique is Not Enough to Sustain "Frantic."

Film critic Stephen Schiff reviews "Frantic," the new movie by director Roman Polanski and starring Harrison Ford. Ford plays an American cardiologist whose wife is kidnapped by Middle Eastern terrorists in Paris. Polanski's other films include "Chinatown," "Tess," "Repulsion" and "Rosemary's Baby."

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Other segments from the episode on February 25, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 25, 1988: Interview with Bernice Johnson Reagon; Review Robyn Hitchcock and the Egyptians' album "Globe of Frogs"; Interview with Tony Huston; Review of the film …

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