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Roman Polanski wins best director at Berlin

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Director Roman Polanski won best director honors at the Berlin International Film Festival for his new film The Ghost Writer, starring Pierce Brosnan. Polanski was unable to attend the ceremony because he remains under house arrest in Switzerland pending extradition stemming from a 1977 U.S. conviction for having sex with a minor.