Christine Spines
October 18, 2009 AT 04:39 PM EDT

Reuters reports that director Roman Polanski, facing extradition to the US for a thirty-one year old rape conviction, has been moved from his jail cell to seek medical treatment for an undisclosed condition. Polanski, whose lawyer has recently said was suffering from depression, is still in Swiss custody as he waits for US authorities to make an official extradition request.

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