Australian Father Of Independent Cinema Paul Cox Dies | Film News

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The Australian independent cinema has lost a magnificent director. Paul Cox, lauded by many as the father of independent cinema in Australia has died aged 76 following a short battle with liver cancer.


His massive body of work includes Man of Flowers in 1983, releasing last year Force of Destiny starring David Wenham which was based on the directors cancer battle before an eleventh hour liver transplant in 2009.


The filmmakers’ daughter commented:


Goodbye my beautiful daddy. I love you with all my heart and am so very proud to be your daughter.”



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