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Cox, Paul 1940-

Overview
Works: 91 works in 216 publications in 5 languages and 3,553 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  Fiction  Diaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Director, Cinematographer, Author of screenplay, Actor, Author, Producer, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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China from the inside ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 808 libraries worldwide
Four short documentaries about contemporary China, focusing on political life, women, environmental degradation, and intellectual freedom therein
Vincent the life and death of Vincent Van Gogh by Paul Cox( visu )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 630 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
Molokai the story of "Father Damien" ( visu )
23 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 471 libraries worldwide
In the late 1800s, Father Damien spends his life ministering to a leper colony on Molokai
Innocence ( visu )
29 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 384 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 260 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 169 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 )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 141 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 141 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
3 screenplays by Paul Cox( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Man of flowers ( visu )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 70 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
Cactus ( visu )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
An attractive young woman vacationing in Australia, must face the depths of fear and loss when a tragic car accident leaves her partially blind and threatens to blind her comletely. A chance meeting with a blind man opens a new door in her life and teaches her the skills she will need to survive
A woman's tale ( visu )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 26 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
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
The quintessential Guy Maddin ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 24 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
Salvation ( visu )
3 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 paper boy by John Hepworth( visu )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
It is Christmas, 1932, and Australia is suffering the effects of the worldwide economic depression. Joe's father is laid off from his job and the young boy must support the family by hawking newspapers and shining shoes. After an argument with his father, Joe leaves home to live in the streets among the poor and disenfranchised, where he listens to sidewalk orators extolling the virtues of socialism. Joe returns home for Christmas, having learned much about the outside world, and with a sense of self-confidence. His father has found a job and accepts the boy's newly-won independence
Human touch ( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Anna is in her early 30s. She has a burgeoning music career as a singer, and has a loving relationship with her painter boyfriend, David. Her remarkable voice and luminous presence command attention, and when Anna's choir holds a concert to raise money for a tour of China, she is noticed by Edward, a wealthy, cultured man in his 60s. Accepting an offer to meet with Edward, in the hope that he will help finance the tour, Anna visits his imposing mansion. The dense artistic and erotic environment, so different from her own world, intrigues her. When Edward asks Anna to pose for a series of nude photographs, she sees no reason to refuse him. However, when David sees the results of the photographic shoot, he becomes jealous and unnerved by Edward\U+2019\s attention to Anna. The older man has captured an unseen side of Anna, a languid sensuality, and has started her on an intimate journey of self-discovery that can\U+2019\t be halted
Samurai in space ( visu )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 14 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. zYou 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.3
The Gift ( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Nicos and Sofia win first prize in a large lottery and become the owners of 500 hectares of bushland. Their family and friends argue about what should be done with the land and they discover that winning can cause more trouble than joy
 
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Alternative Names
Cox, Paulus Henriqus Benedictus
コックス, ポール
Languages
English (124)
Spanish (4)
French (2)
Japanese (1)
Polish (1)
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