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Jane Campion


Jane Campion was born in Wellington, New Zealand, and now lives in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Having graduated with a BA in Anthropology from Victoria University of Wellington in 1975, and a BA, with a painting major, at Sydney College of the Arts in 1979, she began filmmaking in the early 1980s, attending the Australian School of Film ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 50 wins & 42 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Piano
The Piano Writer
(1993)
Bright Star
Bright Star Writer
(2009)
Sweetie
Sweetie Writer
(1989)
In the Cut
In the Cut Writer
(2003)

Filmography

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  Top of the Lake (TV Series) (created by - 14 episodes, 2013 - 2017) (written by - 14 episodes, 2013 - 2017)
- Episode #2.5 (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #2.4 (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #2.2 (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #2.3 (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #2.6 (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2009 Bright Star (screenplay) / (written by)
 2008 8 (segment "The Water Diary")
 2006 The Water Diary (Short) (writer)
 2003 In the Cut (screenplay)
 1999 Holy Smoke (written by)
 1993 The Piano (written by)
 1989 Sweetie (original story idea) / (screenplay)
 1984 After Hours (Short)
 1984 A Girl's Own Story (Short) (written by)
 1983 Passionless Moments (Short) (writer)
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Show Show Self (19 credits)
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I think that the romantic impulse is in all of us and that sometimes we live it for a short time, but it's not part of a sensible way of living. It's a heroic path and it generally ends dangerously. I treasure it in the sense that I believe it's a path of great courage. It can also be the path of the foolhardy and the compulsive. See more »

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Has directed 3 actresses in Oscar-nominated performances: Holly Hunter (Best Actress, The Piano (1993)), Anna Paquin (Best Supporting Actress, The Piano (1993)), and Barbara Hershey (Best Supporting Actress, The Portrait of a Lady (1996)). Hunter and Paquin won Oscars for their performances. See more »

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