The internationally acclaimed director of THE POWER OF THE DOG, TOP OF THE LAKE and THE PIANO first displayed her visual flair and dark humor in these award-winning shorts. The compilation includes:
A GIRL'S OWN STORY is about Beatlemania and growing up in the sixties – where family is strange, adulthood lonely, and innocence perverse.
PASSIONLESS MOMENTS is a series of wry vignettes: Sean and Arnold Not Speaking; Scotties, Part of the Grand Design of the Universe; Angela Eats Meats, Ironing on Sunday; and others.
PEEL takes place on a hot Australian summer's day, a recalcitrant, freckled, red-headed family of three go on a Sunday drive in the country. Their outing results in an intrigue of awesome belligerence. Winner of the Golden Palm for Best Short Film at Cannes.
“Showcases Jane Campion as an anthropologist, rule breaker and filmmaker that steers clear of big set-ups, but still manages to deliver on an epic promise of making the personal into a universal experience.” —Senses of Cinema