Jane Campion Set For Cannes Film Festival Honor

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April 9, 2013 | 2:16pm EST

The Piano director Jane Campion is to be honored at the Cannes Film Festival in France next month.
The New Zealand-based filmmaker, who is the only woman to have won the festival’s coveted Palme d’Or for The Piano, will be presented with the Carrosse d’Or from the Society of Film Directors.
Campion will also serve as president of the Cinefondation and short film jury at Cannes.
Her film Peel won the short film prize at the prestigious movie event in 1986.