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QUEUE IT UP: Jane Campion’s “Top of the Lake” Episode 1 Now Free On iTunes


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“A detective investigates the disappearance of a 12-year-old pregnant daughter of a local drug lord.” Starring Elisabeth Moss, Cohen Holloway and Holly Hunter.

Looks like we can all catch a sneak peek of Jane Campion’s new mini-series before the official March 18th broadcast premiere on Sundance Channel. Watch the first hour of the six-episode mini-series on iTunes now. The show was featured at this year’s Sundance Film Festival in a one-day only, six-hour screening that I unfortunately could not make. The trailer caught my eye and I’m intrigued by film directors crossing over to television like David Fincher (“House of Cards” on Netflix) and now Campion.
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Sundance 2013 Filmmaker Quote of the Day: Jane Campion


“A message I’ve been telling myself: the cinema is very conservative, and unless you have a story that satisfies you, that is within the unchallenging zone, but you love it, you can’t do it as cinema. Otherwise, you go do it for television, which is more daring now.”

– Jane Campion, Director (TOP OF THE LAKE, Premieres Program)
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Filmmaker Quote of the Day: Jane Campion


 

 

“One of the things we learn in movies directed by men is what the ‘fantasy woman’ is. What we learn in movies directed by women is what real women are about. I don’t think that men see things wrong and women right, just that we do see things differently.”

– Jane Campion, Director (the only woman to have won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes film festival for her second feature, THE PIANO in 1993)

 

 

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