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Cox, Paul 1940-

Overview
Works: 92 works in 225 publications in 5 languages and 3,926 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Pictorial works  Parodies, imitations, etc  Diaries  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Director, Cinematographer, Author of screenplay, Actor, Producer, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Vincent the life and death of Vincent Van Gogh by Paul Cox( visu )
17 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 837 libraries worldwide
This brilliant portrait of Vincent Van Gogh is a shattering journey through the life of a tortured genius who, spurned in his own time, became the single most influential artist of modern history. Van Gogh's letters to his brother make up the narration
China from the inside ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 799 libraries worldwide
Four short documentaries about contemporary China, focusing on political life, women, environmental degradation, and intellectual freedom therein
Molokai the story of "Father Damien" ( visu )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 461 libraries worldwide
Drama about a Catholic priest who went to the island in Hawaii where the lepers were exiled - Molokai. There among the outcasts he built a community and gave them dignity. He eventually contracted the disease and died from it
Innocence ( visu )
25 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 377 libraries worldwide
After more than forty years apart, Andreas and Claire embark on an affair as reckless and intense as when they were young lovers
Careful by Guy Maddin( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
The 19th century. In the remote Alpine village of Tolzbad, people talk quietly and restrain their movements lest avalanches come and kill them. This atmosphere lends itself to repressed emotions. Johann is a student lusting after his mother. She is an old flame of the mysterious Count Knotkers. Klara is attracted to her father. He lusts after his other daughter. This leads to duels and suicidal plunges galore. Sexual frenzies teem in this world of repression, setting off incestuous love triangles and quadrangles with deadly consequences
Lonely hearts by Paul Cox( visu )
11 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
A laugh-out-loud look at romance when an eccentric piano tuner and a shy bank clerk fall in love
Diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky ( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Based on the diary Cahiers, Nijinsky explores the mind of a genius on the outer edge of reason. Through the use of visual imagery seen from Nijinsky's point of view, the film reflects salient moments of his life through the characters he danced as well as his personal relationships with his wife, daughter, in-laws, and his mentor/lover, the notorious impresario Diaghelev
The hidden dimension ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Hidden Dimension is a macrocosmic journey through the eyes of an 11-year-old girl on a holiday with her parents. Like Alice in Wonderland, Elly follows carefully contrived clues to discover an enchanted world unlike anything she has ever seen. The keys, left by her grandfather, unlock her imagination and draw Elly into an adventure into a hidden world
A woman's tale by Paul Cox( visu )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Martha, a woman of 78, may be near the end of life, but still has plenty of life left in her. She insists on living each day as if it were her last and her radiant spirit affects all who meet her
Home of man; the people of New Guinea by Paul Cox( Book )
4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
3 screenplays by Paul Cox( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Man of flowers ( visu )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 73 libraries worldwide
"Charles Bremer is a recluse and collector of rare flowers and objects d'art. Loved and smothered by his mother, the past remains as real to him as his present life ... a film about the confrontation between modern art and traditional art; between modern love and traditional love; between modern life and traditional life. A film about art, insanity, loneliness and sex."--Container verso
My first wife ( visu )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
A workaholic, John, discovers his wife has been having an affair for a long time. When confronted, she reveals she doesn't love him anymore and is leaving. John sinks deeper into despair, but is powerless to stop the flood of emotions and their catastrophic results
World cinema, power, politics, and hegemony by Paul Cox( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Three lectures delivered in 2004, 2000 and 1994; three directors' impressions on the craft of motion pictures through their cinematic journeys
Diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky ( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Based on the diary Cahiers, Nijinsky explores the mind of a genius on the outer edge of reason. Through the use of visual imagery seen from Nijinsky's point of view, the film reflects salient moments of his life through the characters he danced as well as his personal relationships with his wife, daughter, in-laws, and his mentor/lover, the notorious impresario Diaghelev
Salvation ( visu )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
When Irina leaves her native Russia to support her mother and daughter, she finds herself involved in a life of prostitution as a means towards a better life. Barry, a biblical scholar, has been supporting and advising his wife Gloria, a successful tele-evangilist, for many years but now he needs out. He craves human warmth, intimacy and love, which he finds by confiding and trusting in Irina
The quintessential Guy Maddin ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Five of director Guy Maddin's most hallucinatory and hilarious fever-dreams. The beloved auteur of Winnipeg, Canada, Maddin has been spinning fantastic tales of obsessive love and Grand Guignol with the language of cinema's distant past for more than two decades. Wretched swan feeders, beauty-parlor noir, incestuous psychodramas, ghostly patriarchs, fascist butler academies, midnight-summer fantasia and hyperbolic Soviet montage are all part and parcel of the delirious cracked-glass, scratched-frame universe of this visionary filmmaker
The paper boy by John Hepworth( visu )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
It's going to be a bleak Christmas for the Riordans when Joe's father gets the sack in December, 1932. The money thirteen-year old Joe gets from selling papers is all they have. Then Joe and his dad have a fight. Joe leaves home vowing never to return. He lives on the streets, battling with his wits and his fists as he gets to know the city and its characters. The downs and outs, the communist agitators, the Sallies, old Harris, his mate ... Persuaded by his mother, Joe returns home for Christmas to an uneasy truce with his father, but the situation changes when his father finds a job and realises his son is now a man
Cactus ( visu )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Cactus tells the story of a mysterious, sensual, romantic woman, Isabelle Huppert, who searches to find herself through a man (a wise, witty, and blind man)
Samurai in space ( visu )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The day the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbour, Japanese-American Shinkichi Tajiri turned 18. Suddenly considered a danger to the U.S., he and his family (along with 120,000 other Japanese residents and their American born children) were incarcerated in concentration camps until Tajiri found a way out: he volunteered for the army. While recuperating from a war injury sustained in Europe, Tajiri discovered the vocation that would change his life: his skilful drawings of fellow soldiers and war scenes ignited a fire. "You need obsession to continue, to not give up\U+2026\Thanks to the war I became an artist. I\U+2019\m an artist out of necessity. My imagery is the crystallization of my experiences."
 
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Alternative Names
Cox, Paulus Henriqus Benedictus
コックス, ポール
Languages
English (123)
Spanish (4)
German (3)
French (2)
Polish (1)
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