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Dame Jane Campion

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Campion in 2016
Elizabeth Jane Campion

30 April 1954 (1954-04-30) (age 67)
Wellington, New Zealand
Colin David Englert
(m. 1992; div. 2001)
Children 2; including Alice Englert
Relatives Richard Campion (father)

Dame Elizabeth Jane Campion DNZM (born 30 April 1954) is a New Zealand screenwriter, producer, and director. She is the second of seven women ever nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director and the first and only female filmmaker to receive the Palme d'Or, which she received for the acclaimed film The Piano (1993), for which she also won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. Among her other directed films An Angel at My Table and Bright Star are the most highly regarded.

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