Jane Campion

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Jane Campion

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Campion in 2016
Born
Elizabeth Jane Campion

(1954-04-30) 30 April 1954 (age 68)
Wellington, New Zealand
Occupation
Spouse(s)
Colin David Englert
(m. 1992; div. 2001)
ChildrenAlice Englert
Parents
Signature
Jane Campion signature.svg

Dame Elizabeth Jane Campion DNZM (born 30 April 1954) is a New Zealand director, screenwriter, and producer.[1] She became the first woman to be nominated twice for the Academy Award for Best Director. She is also the first female filmmaker to win the Palme d'Or for The Piano (1993). This movie also won her the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.[2] She won the Oscar for Best Director for her movie The Power of the Dog (2021).[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Fox, Alistair (2011). Jane Campion: Authorship and Personal Cinema. Indiana University Press. p. 32. ISBN 978-0253223012. Archived from the original on 13 September 2021. Retrieved 30 December 2015.
  2. "'Piano's' Jane Campion Is First Female Director to Win; 'Concubine's' Chen Kaige Has First Chinese-Film Victory: 'Piano', 'Concubine', Share the Palme D'Or" Archived 6 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine, Los Angeles Times, 25 May 1993; retrieved 6 May 2012.
  3. "Jane Campion wins best director at Venice Film Festival". RNZ. 2021-09-12. Archived from the original on 12 September 2021. Retrieved 2021-09-12.