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.
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