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Cox, Paul 1940-2016

Overview
Works: 109 works in 325 publications in 7 languages and 4,048 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  Biographical films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Comedy films  Educational films 
Roles: Cinematographer, Director, Author of screenplay, Actor, Author, Producer, Performer, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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China from the inside ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 815 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 German and held by 628 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 )
26 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and French and held by 534 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 by Paul Cox( visu )
42 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 412 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. Widowed musician Andreas decides to get back in touch with his one great love, Claire, who is still married to her first husband, John. Andreas and Claire find that the connection they shared when they were young is still there and they soon become involved in a rekindled love affair. However, this time around, there are more complications, including the possibilities of ill health and death, as well as the impact their relationship might have on John
Careful by Guy Maddin( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 172 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
The diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky ( visu )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 140 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"--Container
The hidden dimension ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 131 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
Careful ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
The Alpine village of Tolzbad is a hotbed of repressed desires, Oedipal angst, and sibling rivalry. When a young man's incestuous dream is added to the equation, a calamity of suicides, ghostly visions, forbidden romances and murder occurs
Lonely hearts ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
A laugh-out-loud look at romance when an eccentric piano tuner and a shy bank clerk fall in love
A woman's tale ( visu )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 96 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
Man of flowers ( visu )
16 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 85 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
3 screenplays by Paul Cox( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Lonely hearts by Paul Cox( visu )
12 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
The story of a fifty year-old, piano tuner, bachelor, who wears a terrible toupee and has a penchant for shoplifting, and an uptight spinster, who is deathly afraid of men and sex, but even more afraid of her dominating parents
Cactus ( visu )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 43 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)
The Gift ( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Story of a Greek family who, when they win an unexpected prize that disrupts their lives, learn that it's not always easy when you get something for nothing
Force of destiny ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Robert is a renowned sculptor who lives alone surrounded by the tools of his trade and his highly distinctive artworks. Robert is close to his daughter Poppy, but has an unresolved relationship with Hannah from whom he is separated. The family is stunned when Robert is diagnosed with cancer of the liver and six months to live. In the process of physical decline and mental turmoil, Robert meets Maya, an Indian marine biologist who comes from a different world, a different reality. Maya's Uncle also has cancer and is preparing for death by passing on his wisdom and knowledge with grace and acceptance. Against all odds, Robert is put on the transplant list. New hope and future possibilities appear, deepening his planetary journey with Maya. In Robert's last tumultuous months his nightmares and passion for Maya intensify. His love blossoms and he has to confront the agony/ecstasy of finding a love that has evaded him his entire life just as his body is about to be taken away from him
My first wife ( visu )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 31 libraries worldwide
John, a self-centred, highly strung musician, is shattered when he learns his wife, Helen, to whom he has been married for 10 years, is leaving him and taking their daughter, after a number of extra-marital affiars. This comes at a time when John is watching his father die a slow and agonising death in hospital
The quintessential Guy Maddin ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Twilight of the ice nymphs: a political prisoner returns to his home after several years of incarceration, falling desperately in love with a woman named Juliana on the boat trip home
World cinema, power, politics, and hegemony by Paul Cox( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Three lectures delivered in 2004, 2000 and 1994; three directors' impressions on the craft of motion pictures through their cinematic journeys
Salvation ( visu )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 24 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
 
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Alternative Names
Cox, Paulus Henricus Benedictus, 1940-2016
Cox, Paulus Henrique Benedictus
Cox, Paulus Henrique Benedictus, 1940-2016
Cox, Paulus Henriqus Benedictus
Paul Cox australijski reżyser i scenarzysta
Paul Cox ausztrál filmrendező
Paul Cox filmregisseur uit Australië
Paul Cox holendersko-australijski reżyser, scenarzysta
Пол Кокс
পাউল কক্স ডাচ-অস্ট্রেলিয়ান চলচ্চিত্র পরিচালক
പോൾ കോക്സ്
콕스, 폴 1940-
保羅·考克斯
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