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Encyclopedia > Jane Campion
Jane Campion
Born April 30, 1954 (1954-04-30) (age 53)
Flag of New Zealand Wellington, New Zealand
Spouse(s) Colin Englert (1992-)

Jane Campion (born April 30, 1954 in Wellington, New Zealand) is an Academy Award-winning film maker. She is one of the most internationally successful New Zealand directors, although most of her work has been made in or financed by other countries, principally Australia – where she now lives – and the U.S.. Campion attended the Australian Film Television and Radio School early in its history, where she learned the craft that has resulted in a career that spans fourteen films as director, three as producer and eight as writer. is the 120th day of the year (121st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Zealand. ... For the first Duke of Wellington, see Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... // The Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay is the Academy Award for the best script not based upon previously published material. ... I was sick for a week with the flu, we watched it in class, I was away, now we have an assignment. ... The Australian Film Institute (AFI) was established in 1958. ... The sweetie is a cross between a grapefruit and a pomelo first cultivated in Israel in 1984. ... I was sick for a week with the flu, we watched it in class, I was away, now we have an assignment. ... I was sick for a week with the flu, we watched it in class, I was away, now we have an assignment. ... I was sick for a week with the flu, we watched it in class, I was away, now we have an assignment. ... The César Award is the national film award of France first given out in 1975. ... César Award for Best Foreign Film: 1976: Scent of a Woman (Italy), directed by Dino Risi 1977: We All Loved Each Other So Much (Italy), directed by Ettore Scola 1978: A Special Day (Italy), directed by Ettore Scola 1979: The Tree with the Wooden Clogs (Italy), directed by Ermanno... I was sick for a week with the flu, we watched it in class, I was away, now we have an assignment. ... Palme dOr The Palme dOr (Golden Palm) is the highest prize given to a film at the Cannes Film Festival. ... The Cannes Film Festival (French: le Festival de Cannes), founded in 1939, is one of the worlds oldest, most influential and prestigious film festivals. ... I was sick for a week with the flu, we watched it in class, I was away, now we have an assignment. ... is the 120th day of the year (121st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the first Duke of Wellington, see Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... The Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) is the Australian national centre for professional education and advanced training in film, television, radio and digital media. ...


Her first short film, Peel (1982) won the Palme D'Or at the 1986 Cannes Film Festival and other awards followed for the shorts Passionless Moments (1983) and Girls Own Story (1984). Sweetie (1989) was her feature debut, and won international awards. Further recognition followed with An Angel at my Table (1990), an autobiographical and psychological portrayal of the poet Janet Frame. International recognition followed with another Palme d'Or at Cannes in 1993 for The Piano, which won the best director award from the Australian Film Institute and an Oscar for best screenplay in 1994. At the 66th Academy Awards she was the second woman ever to be nominated best director. Palme dOr The Palme dOr (Golden Palm) is the highest prize given to a film at the Cannes Film Festival. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... The Cannes Film Festival (French: le Festival de Cannes), founded in 1939, is one of the worlds oldest, most influential and prestigious film festivals. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is about the year. ... Sweetie is an 1989 Australian film directed by Jane Campion. ... An Angel at My Table is a 1990 New Zealand film directed by Jane Campion. ... Janet Paterson Frame ONZ, CBE, (August 28, 1924 - January 29, 2004) was the New Zealand author of eleven novels, four collections of short stories, a book of poetry, a childrens book, and a three volume autobiography. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... I was sick for a week with the flu, we watched it in class, I was away, now we have an assignment. ... The Australian Film Institute (AFI), established in 1958, is an organisation that promotes Australian film and television through the annual AFI Awards, a membership program and AFI film events throughout the year. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... 66th Academy Awards Hosts Preshow: Show: Crew Producer: Director: Duration Network The 66th Academy Awards were presented March 21, 1994 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. ...


Campion's work since that time has tended to polarize opinion. The Portrait of a Lady (1996), based on the Henry James novel, featured Nicole Kidman, John Malkovich, Barbara Hershey and Martin Donovan. Holy Smoke! (1999) teamed Campion again with Harvey Keitel, this time with Kate Winslet as the female lead. In the Cut (2003), an erotic thriller based on Susanna Moore's bestseller, provided Meg Ryan an opportunity to depart from her more familiar onscreen persona. The Portrait of a Lady is a 1996 film adaptation of Henry Jamess novel The Portrait of a Lady directed Jane Campion. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... For other uses of this name, see Henry James (disambiguation). ... Nicole Mary Kidman AC (born June 20, 1967), is an Australian [1] actress. ... John Gavin Malkovich (born December 9, 1953) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor, producer and director. ... Barbara Hershey is an American actress, known for her many film roles. ... Donovan in the movie Pipe Dream Martin Donovan (born August 19, 1957 in Reseda, California) is an American stage and movie actor. ... Holy Smoke! is a 1999 Australian film directed by Jane Campion, starring Kate Winslet, Harvey Keitel. ... Harvey Keitel (born May 13, 1939) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor from New York City. ... Kate Elizabeth Winslet (born October 5, 1975) is a five time Academy Award-nominated Emmy Award-nominated BAFTA, Grammy and Screen Actors Guild Award winning English actress. ... In the Cut is a 2003 American/British/Australian crime/erotic thriller film written and directed by New Zealand director Jane Campion. ... The erotic thriller is a film genre which consists of erotica and thriller and had become popular since the 1980s and the rise of VCR market penetration. ... Meg Ryan (born November 19, 1961) is an American actress who specializes in romantic comedies but has also worked in other film genres. ...


Campion was an executive producer for the 2006 documentary Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story.


Selected filmography

Sweetie is an 1989 Australian film directed by Jane Campion. ... An Angel at My Table is a 1990 New Zealand film directed by Jane Campion. ... Janet Paterson Frame ONZ, CBE, (August 28, 1924 - January 29, 2004) was the New Zealand author of eleven novels, four collections of short stories, a book of poetry, a childrens book, and a three volume autobiography. ... I was sick for a week with the flu, we watched it in class, I was away, now we have an assignment. ... The Portrait of a Lady is a 1996 film adaptation of Henry Jamess novel The Portrait of a Lady directed Jane Campion. ... For other uses of this name, see Henry James (disambiguation). ... Holy Smoke! is a 1999 Australian film directed by Jane Campion, starring Kate Winslet, Harvey Keitel. ... In the Cut is a 2003 American/British/Australian crime/erotic thriller film written and directed by New Zealand director Jane Campion. ... Susanna Moore (born 1947) is an American writer. ... For other uses, see 8 (disambiguation). ... Bright star, would I were stedfast as thou art is the first line of a sonnet by John Keats that was first published in a Plymouth newspaper in 1838. ...

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Jane Campion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (363 words)
Jane Campion (born April 30, 1954 in Wellington, New Zealand) is a film director.
She is one of the most internationally successful New Zealand directors, although she claims not to identify closely with that country, and most of her work has been made in or financed by other countries, principally Australia––where she now lives––and the USA.
Campion attended the Australian Film Television and Radio School early in its history, where she learned the craft that has resulted in a career that spans 14 films as director, three as producer and eight as writer.
Boston Review: Jane Campion's The Piano (film review) (4439 words)
Campion was also trained as a social anthropologist, however, and that training -- particularly the work of Levi-Strauss -- has had a profound impact on her directorial imagination.
Campion is interested in Sweetie for all of the anthropological reasons that would repel an "escapist" movie audience and makes no effort to prettify her.
Campion repeatedly portrays Ada stepping into the muck and mire of the New Zealand landscape with shoes totally ill suited for the purpose and her skirt dragging in the filth.
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