Polanski's family eager for house arrest to begin

** FILE ** Polish-born film director Roman Polanski during the burial ceremony for French film maker Claude Berri in Montrouge, outside Paris, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

December 4, 2009 5:48:42 AM PST
Roman Polanski's family waited eagerly at the director's Alpine chalet on Friday, peeking out the windows to look for him as Swiss authorities worked out the last-minute details of his transfer to house arrest.