Special Sub-Topic: Jane Campion
|What country was Jane Campion born in?|
New Zealand. Campion was born in Wellington, New Zealand.
|When was Jane Campion born?|
|Jane Campion is the SECOND woman to be nominated for an Academy Award for best director. What movie was she nominated for?|
'The Piano'. The first woman to be nominated for an Academy Award for best director is Lina Wertmuller for 'Seven Beauties'. As of 2001 there has not been another woman nominated for best director since Campion in 1994.
|What was Campion's feature length directorial debut?|
'Sweetie'. 'Sweetie' was released in 1989. Campion did about half a dozen shorts before making her first feature length.
|Which of the following screenplay did she write with her sister?|
'Holy Smoke'. Jane's sister Anna Campion co-wrote the screenplay 'Holy Smoke' with her.
|Which of Campion's movies was based on the life of writer and poet Janet Frame?|
'An Angel at my Table'. 'An Angel at my Table' was originally released as a three part mini-series for television in 1990. It was released in theatres the same year.
|Which of the following actresses has Campion NEVER worked with?|
Nathalie Portman. Holly Hunter and Anna Paquin both won oscars for their roles in 'The Piano'. Kate Winslet starred as Ruth in 'Holy Smoke'.
|Which of the following actors has Campion NEVER worked with?|
Wes Bently. Christian Bale and John Malkovich were both in 'Portrait of a Lady' and Sam Neill was in 'The Piano'.
|Which film WAS NOT directed by Jane Campion?|
'The Secret Garden'. 'The Secret Garden' 1993 was directed by Agnieszka Holland. Although there has been a few version of this classic tale, this one is by far the best.
|Which one of the following films ARE NOT one of Campion's SHORTS?|
'After Hours'. "After Hours" was directed by Martin Scorsese.
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