Grant Matthews

New Again: Jane Campion

May 30, 2012

When Amour, Michael Haneke’s film about an aging couple struggling after a physical setback, won the Palme d’Or earlier this week, the 70-year-old Austrian director became one of just a handful of directors to win the Cannes Film Festival’s top prize two times—and the only person ever to do so within the span of only three years (he also won the prize in 2009 for WWI drama The White Ribbon). Back in January 1992, Interview spoke with another Palme d’Or winner, Jane Campion, in anticipation of her film The Piano.