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Botes, Costa

Overview
Works: 34 works in 94 publications in 5 languages and 448 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Parodies, imitations, etc  Biographical films  Comedy films  Documentary-style films  Parody films  Short films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Actor, Cinematographer , Scenarist, Film editor, Restager , Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Costa Botes
 
Most widely held works by Costa Botes
Forgotten silver by Peter Jackson( Visual )

41 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "mockumentary" which documents the fictitious "lost" life of Colin McKenzie, a New Zealand film pioneer and inventor extraordinaire. Through archive photos, rare film footage and interviews with such experts as critic Leonard Maltin, producer Harvey Weinstein and actor Sam Neill uncover the trials, triumphs, and tragedies behind the supergenius filmmaker
Candyman : the David Klein story by Sammy Davis( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Candyman tells the amazing true story of David Klein, an eccentric candy inventor from LA, who came up with the concept of Jelly Belly jellybeans. These colorful beans became a pop culture phenomenon, revolutionized the candy industry and were personally endorsed by Ronald Reagen. However, David s eccentric personality and peculiar sense of business led him to leave Jelly Belly just as it was about to explode and grow into a billion dollar enterprise. Is there room for eccentric genius in the modern corporate world? The film tells how Klein may have lost his beans, but kept his soul."--Publisher's description
A sound of thunder by Peter Hyams( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time Safari offers safaris to any time period in the world's history. Echels joins a safari hunting party to venture back 60 million years to hunt Tyrannosaurus Rex! The rules of the hunt are strict: Stay on the path and never step off or one could affect the future. When Echels disobeys, the party returns to a modern world utterly changed
The Dwarf( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ralph Balghat, showman, runs a hall of mirrors. When he takes Aimee to see the dwarf who comes to the hall every night to dance in front of a tall mirror, she shares in the sense of his secret joy. Ralph plays a mean and vicious trick on the little man which destroys him, the mirrors exact a fitting revenge on his tormentor
Lost in Wonderland : a bent documentary about a straight lawyer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wellington filmmaker Zoe McIntosh offers an insightful take on the Rob Moodie character: an eccentric, headline-grabbing lawyer (and former police chief) whose contempt of court was matched by his penchant for wearing skirts and, later, an Alice in Wonderland costume. Shot with promising artistry, this digs beneath its subject's oddball exterior and perceived sensationalist antics to reveal a determined, self-assured man"--Arovideo website
Daytime tiger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1999, NZ writer Michael Morrissey was diagnosed with manic depression. He has suffered eight manic episodes since, and been briefly hospitalised three times. Despite this, Michael rejected traditional medication, believing it would inhibit his creativity. instead he chose to try and control his condition- to "tame the tiger" through willpower. The results have not been easy for his long suffering wife. -- Container
The last dogs of Winter( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores Brian Ladoon's struggle to preserve the Canadian Eskimo dog, or Qimmiq, the rarest registered breed of dog in the world, from extinction. Assisted by New Zealander, Caleb Ross, Ladoon breeds Eskimo dogs against the harsh backdrop of Churchill, Manitoba and fights off polar bears to do it
The makutu on Mrs. Jones( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three short New Zealand films originally released as individual motion pictrures, 1982-1986. Tawhai Bennett gets his first school holiday job, helping Mrs. Jones on the rural delivery. After a confrontation between Mrs Jones and Mr Hohepa, a tohunga, Tawhai fears that a curse will be put on Mrs Jones. A young Catholic boy becomes convinced that an old man who attends his church is Joseph Stalin. The life, times and work of the late New Zealand writer Ronald Hugh Morrieson are dramatised and segments of films of four of his works are included: The scarecrow, Came a hot Friday, Pallet on the floor, and Predicament
Struggle no more : the Windy City Strugglers story by Windy City Strugglers (Musical group)( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When blues loving teenager Bill Lake moves from Australia to New Zealand in 1968 to escape the Vietnam War draft, he took with him a box full of priceless old blues records and a harmonica. He formed a band and called it the Windy City Strugglers. Four decades later, the Strugglers are still making music together ..."--Container
The Dead man( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For years, people in town have made fun of Odd, the town eccentric who claims to have been "dead" for years. He sure lives up to his name, though, the way he just hangs around on Main St., not saying anything, and occasionally going to sleep right in the street for hours at a time. Lonely Miss Weldon befriends Odd, who, suddenly inspired, makes preparations for marriage. When last seen, the couple was walking at dusk toward their new house just outside of town-- but there isn't any house for sale there, only a cemetery!
Five songs by Eva Prowse( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La verdadera historia del cine = Forgotten silver by Peter Jackson( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Falso documental sobre un hipotético cineasta neozelandés ya fallecido, Colin McKenzie, en el que se intenta demostrar, en tono irónico-cómico, que el cine lo inventó realmente él
Hobnail Boots and the Shot Band : live at the Paramount by Hobnail Boots (Musical group)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yes that's me : Dave Murphy plays the blues by Dave Murphy( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hard words( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Possibly the most contentious and mysterious figures in the arts community, six New Zealand critics talk about their work and role in the arts community
Kathmandu blues( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kiwi film maker Costa Botes was invited to accompany NZ blues veteran Mike Garner to the Himalayan Blues Festival 2009. Working without a crew or a budget, he took a camera in a backpack and came back with a movie. Kathmandu Blues showcases performances by blues artists from around the world. Some surprising connections are made between the music of America and the ancient sounds of Nepal"--Container
A job with the circus : Nigel Gavin in concert by Nigel Gavin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nigel Gavin ran away with a circus when he was fifteen. Many years later, he is still performing incredible feats"--Container
Tomorrow's child( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new machine that aids in birthing malfunctions, and Peter and Polly's baby is actually from another dimension
Day trip( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gang member wakes up one morning and decides he needs a day off. Inspired by a newspaper advertisement he impulsively decides to take a short ferry trip between islands. With his tattooed face, black leather clothing, and prominent gang patch, the gangster is a fish out of water when he arrives in the idyllic small port town of Picton. The experience he has there will change his outlook on life forever
Forgotten silver by Peter Jackson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spoof documentary or "mockumentary" which documents the life of Colin McKenzie, New Zealand "film pioneer and inventor extraordinaire."
 
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Costa Botes filmregisseur uit Nieuw-Zeeland

Коста Боутс

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