Jane Campion’s films: All her feature films
the Oscars 2022 the race is nearing its end, with the ceremony set to be held on March 27 and return to the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. Among this year’s nominees, The power of the dog directed by Jeanne Campion is a hot favorite to win various awards in multiple categories, including Best Picture and Best Director.
The New Zealander Campion is considered one of Hollywood’s iconoclasts and has built a work that addresses different themes and genres, including historical dramas, thrillers, romances and, now with The Power of the Dog, westerns.
Since her early works in the 1980s, Campion’s films have received acclaim and she has received critical and international acclaim. ‘The piano’ (1993) is arguably her most famous film, which made her the first woman to win the Palme d’Or at the Cannes film festival.
List of Jane Campion films (feature films)
According to journalist Molly Turner, Campion’s films “tend to look at gender and power through a female perspective with a naturalistic style and feel, anchored by strong performances down the middle. She has also directed several short films and documentaries, however, we will only enlist her feature films here.
The Power of the Dog (2021)
The film, his first with Netflix, is based on Thomas Savage’s 1967 novel of the same name. It premiered at the 78th Venice International Film Festival, where Campionn won the silver lion for best performance. She’s won every award this season for it, and she’s the favorite to win the Oscar as well.
Her debut feature was also well-received and follows the story of Kay (Karen Colston), who gets a fortune reading and then changes the course of her life when she falls in love with Louis (Tom Lycos), believing that they are meant for each other.
An Angel at My Table (1990)
Her second feature film was critically acclaimed and won numerous accolades, including the Toronto International Film Festival. The film tells the life of a writer Janet Frameand it is based on his three autobiographies.
The Piano (1993)
This period drama follows a mute Scotswoman who has an arranged marriage to a cross-border worker, which takes her to a remote part of New Zealand with her young daughter. Campion not only won the Palme d’Or at Cannes, the film also won three Oscars, including Original Screenplay for Campion.
The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
This film is an adaptation of Novel by Henry James. It has a fantastic cast, including Nicole Kidman in the lead. It tells the story of Isabel Archer, a young woman who travels in Europe and who is manipulated by her friend.
Holy Smoke! (1999)
Holy Smoke! is a comedy-drama film starring Kate Winslet and Harvey Keitel. It’s about an American exit counselor (Keitel) who attempts to deprogram a young Australian woman (Winslet) who has been indoctrinated into a new age cult in India.
In the Cut (2003)
This film is a psychological thriller starring Meg Ryan, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Kevin Bacon. It is an adaptation of the 1995 novel of the same name by Susanna Moore. It follows the story of an English teacher who begins a relationship with a detective investigating a series of murders in his Manhattan neighborhood.
Shining Stars (2009)
Campion’s last film before “The Power of The Dog”, is based on the last three years of the poet’s life John Keats and his romantic relationship with Fanny Browne. It stars Ben Whishaw as Keats and Abbie Cornish as Fanny.