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    Jane Campion Is the Cannes 2014 Jury President; Watch Her Palme d'Or Winning 1986 Short Film 'Peel' (VIDEO)

    New Zealand auteur Jane Campion is set to head the jury of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, which runs from May 14 through 25.

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    20 Great Debut Films From Female Directors

    One of the less reported stories of this August’s film schedule is that the month not only saw three films released that were directed by women, but they were in fact three feature debuts — Lake Bell’s “In A World” opened to a rapturous reception (including ours) on the 9th, Jerusha Hess’ “Austenlan...

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    Stream Them Now: The 14 Highest Rated Films Directed by Women Available to Stream for Free or By Subscription

    Perhaps the recent attention to Spike Lee's list of films all aspiring filmmakers left you feeling a bit ignorant yourself? The films pushed to us by studios, journalistic outlets, and film classes are overwhelmingly directed by men.

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    'Top of the Lake' Finale Recap: State of Emergency

    Certain episodes of television stand out not only within the course of a series, but within the course of a year. In 2012, it was the eleventh episode of “Mad Men,” titled “The Other Women” (incidentally also featuring a stunning performance from Elisabeth Moss). This year, the finale of “Top of the...

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    'Top of the Lake' Episode 5 Recap: The Body Knows What To Do

    This week’s episode of “Top of the Lake” finds its characters combating feelings of helplessness -- from the past, from a seemingly impenetrable mystery, and from death.

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    'Top of the Lake' Episode 4 Recap: A Devastating Revelation, and a Simple "Yes/No"

    How do the characters in “Top of the Lake” communicate with each other, and how quickly do they choose to divulge information? This is a central question in this week’s episode, which finds significance in both a harrowing, complex monologue and the two most basic written responses in our language.

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    'Top of the Lake' Recap 1: A Brilliant Beginning to Jane Campion's Dark, Deep and Dreamlike Mystery

    “Top of the Lake,” the new Sundance Channel miniseries created, written and directed in part by Jane Campion, is a masterfully twisty creation that floats just out of the reach of comfortable comprehension. Its characters, united in the search for a missing girl against an ominous backdrop of awesom...

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    Trailer Watch: Jane Campion's Gorgeous, Twisty Mystery Series 'Top of the Lake,' Starring Elisabeth Moss

    Check out the U.K. trailer for Jane Campion's brilliantly unsettling mystery mini-series "Top of the Lake," premiering March 18 on the Sundance Channel. Elisabeth Moss ("Mad Men") toplines as a tough young Kiwi detective investigating the disappearance of a local pregnant pre-teen in backwoods New Z...

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    Berlinale 2013: Jane Campion on Turning to TV For 'Top of the Lake'

    "I think television came alive to me when I was aware that people -- some very bright, extraordinary people like HBO or Showtime -- were commissioning really radical work," Jane Campion said at a special panel on television at the Berlin International Film Festival this week. "That wa...

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    Berlin Review: Jane Campion's 'Top Of The Lake' A Satisfying & Cinematic Crime "Novel" In The Shape Of A TV Show

    Taking the concept of binge-watching to a whole new theatrical level, we were lucky enough to spend most of our Sunday at the Berlin Film Festival in a large auditorium consuming Jane Campion’s six-hour “Top of the Lake” TV series, which will air in seven episodes on The Sundance Channel starting Ma...

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