Live Action / 16mm / Family / Drama / Australian / English
A red-headed family's drive in the countryside begins an intrigue of awesome belligerence and obstinacy...
Director: Jane Campion
Writer: Jane Campion
Australian Film, Televisions & Radio School (AFTRS)
Tim Pye: Tim
Katie Pye: Katie, his sister
Martin Pye: Ben, his son
Dame Elizabeth Jane Campion DNZM is a New Zealand screenwriter, producer, and director. Campion is the second of four women ever nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director and is the first female filmmaker in history to receive the Palme d'Or, which she received for directing the acclaimed film The Piano (1993), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.
1986 Cannes International Film Festival, Cannes, France - Winner Palme d'Or for Best Short Film
1983 AFI Awards, Melbourne, Australia - Finalist Best Short Film; Finalist Best Editing
1982 Melbourne International Film Festival, Melbourne, Australia - Diploma of Merit
1982 Greater Union Awards, Sydney Film Festival, Sydney, Australia - Finalist Fiction category