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Kostas (film)
''Kostas'' is a 1979 film directed by Paul Cox (director), Paul Cox about a Greek taxi driver.Anna Dzenis, "Kostas", ''Australian Film 1978-92'', Oxford Uni Press 1993 p37 Production The film was shot over four weeks in March 1979. $100,000 of the budget came from the Victorian Film Corporation. Post production on the film was rushed so Cox could ready it in time for the Melbourne Film Festival which he now says was a mistake. However it was the best received of all Cox's features to date. References External links *''Kostas''
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Paul Cox (director)
Paulus Henrique Benedictus Cox (16 April 194018 June 2016), known as Paul Cox, was a Dutch-Australian filmmaker who has been recognized as "Australia's most prolific film auteur". Background Cox was born to Else (née Kuminack), a native of Germany, and father Wim Cox, on 16 April 1940, in Venlo, Limburg (Netherlands), Limburg, the Netherlands," Cinema has been 'abused horrifically'"
Matthew Hays and Martin Siberok, ''The Globe and Mail'', 4 September 2000
after his brother (also named Wim) and sister Elizabeth, and was the eldest of sisters Jacoba, Angeline and Christa.


Father, Wim Cox

A documentary film producer and son of the publisher of the Catholic newspaper ''Nieuwe Venlosche Courant'', Cox senior in 1933 launched the lavishly illustrate ...
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Linda Aronson
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1979 Films
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