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Paul Cox

Director

Born - 16 April 1940, Venlo, Limburg, Netherlands
Died - 19 June 2016

Stoop-shouldered, moustachioed Dutch-born director who worked in Australian cinema from 1965 (sometimes called the father of that country's independent cinema), and whose films often focused on themes concerning love, marriage and death. Born Paulus Cox, he was an actor and photographer who started directing films in the late 1960s: Skindeep (1968), The Journey (1972), Illuminations (1976), Kostas (1979), Lonely Hearts (1982), Man of Flowers (1983), My First Wife (1984), Cactus (1986), Vincent (1987), Island (1989), The Nun and the Bandit (1992), Exile (1994), Lust and Revenge (1996), Molokai (1999), Innocence (2000), Human Touch (2004), Salvation (2008) and Force of Destiny (2015), his last. He died from cancer of the liver, a disease he had been battling for the last eight years of his life.