England | 1990 | 24 minutes | Color | 16mm/DVD | Order No. 99013
"The most outstanding women's short feature ...that deals with the mother-daughter relationship."
SCREENING HIGHLIGHTS AND AWARDS
- Films de Femmes, Creteil, France
- New Directors/New Films
- Montreal Women's Film and Video Festival
Anna Campion was born in Wellington, New Zealand to a noted theatrical family. Campion worked for five years as professional actress before moving to London to pursue a fine arts degree at Goldsmith College. Encouraged by sister, Jane, to make films, Campion completed an MA in film at the Royal College of Art. Her first short , The Audition , featuring her sister and mother, won a BBC Student Drama Prize in 1989. Campion’s second short, Broken Skin (1991), competed at the Cannes Film Festival. Anna Campion is also the writer and director of Loaded (1994). (08/09)