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Film Crit Cram School: Sweetie

I’ve heard of Jane Campion, but this was my first encounter with her work. Appropriately, “Sweetie” is also her first full-length movie — before, she’d only worked on short films. 548 more words

Film Crit Cram School

Movie Quote of the Day - An Angel At My Table, 1990 (dir. Jane Campion)

Isabel: There’s Africa.
June: That one’s like a. . .like a. . .
Janet: It’s phallic. Everything’s phallic.
June: What’s phallic?
Janet: It’s from phallus. The Latin for penis.

Movie Quote Of The Day

Show Some Love For Great Directors

Daisies, and other films by Criterion Picks collection like Jane CampionAgnès Varda and Chantal Akerman (and more) just hit the Fandor library, and are available only through April 19th. Enjoy!


"Top of the Lake": A Review

If regular readers haven’t noticed from some of my earlier posts, I am a big fan of well-made miniseries, and probably some less-well-made ones as well. 570 more words


Jane Campion's Criterion

Watching this film tonight. The Night Porter. Thanks Jane Campion.

Bright Star Review - Featured in The Ripple

In her study of the chaste love affair between Fanny Brawne and John Keats in the three years prior to his death in 1821, Jane Campion (best known for The Piano) has in Bright Star dircted an intelligent and entirely beautiful film, which is not only her best film to date, but a film that is worthy of serious Oscar consideration. 316 more words


The Piano

Film Title

The Piano


Jane Campion


  • Holly Hunter as Ada McGrath
  • Harvey Keitel as George Baines
  • Sam Neill as Alisdair Stewart
  • Anna Paquin as Flora McGrath…
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