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Jane Campion is an Academy Award-winning director and screenwriter known for films like The Piano and The Portrait of a Lady as well as television's Top of the Lake.
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Born in Wellington, New Zealand, on April 30, 1954, filmmaker Jane Campion's earlier work included Two Friends and Sweetie before she directed and penned The Piano, for which she earned a Cannes Palme d'Or and screenwriting Oscar. Among her later big-screen works are The Portrait of a Lady, Holy Smoke and Bright Star. Campion has also worked as creator for the 2013 TV miniseries Top of the Lake.
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