Currently alive, at 62 years of age.
1954 – Born on the 30th of April in Wellington, New Zealand. She was a New Zealand movie director and screenwriter.
He attended the Australian Film Television and Radio School.
1982 – Her first short film, Peel that won the Palme D’Or at the Cannes Film Festival.
1983 – Directed Passionless Moments and Girls Own Story (1984).
1989 – Her feature debut film "Sweetie" won international awards.
1993 – Directed and wrote movie "The Piano"(Palme d’Or 1993)
– Won the best director award from the Australian Film Institute and an Oscar for best screenplay.
1996 – The Portrait of a Lady, based on the Henry James novel.
2003 – Directed "In the Cut", an erotic thriller based on Susanna Moore’s bestseller.
2006 – She was an executive producer for the documentary Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story.