(1954-) New Zealand film director and screenwriter. She made her feature debut with Sweetie 1989, a dark tale of family dysfunction, then went on to make An Angel at My Table 1990, based on the autobiography of writer Janet Frame, originally shown as a television miniseries. Her international status was confirmed by the success of The Piano 1993, co-winner of the Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or, and also earned her an Academy Award for her screenplay.
(1567-1620) English poet and musician. He was the author of the critical Art of English Poesie 1602 and four Bookes of Ayres, for which he composed both words and music.
Unincorporated community in Colorado (USA).
Several plants of the genera Lychnis and Silene, belonging to the pink family (Caryophyllaceae), which include the garden campion L. coronaria, introduced from Europe, and the catchflies (genus Silene) of E North America.