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Roodt, Darrell

Overview
Works: 74 works in 197 publications in 8 languages and 4,967 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Military history  War films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Performer
Classifications: PN1995.9.S87, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Darrell Roodt
Cry, the beloved country by Darrell Roodt ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A black minister and white land owner are united by a tragedy, with the potential for further hatred or healing
Sarafina! by Darrell Roodt ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a world where truth is forbidden, an inspiring teacher dares to instill in her black South African students lessons not found in schoolbooks. In doing so, she challenges their freedom and hers
Yesterday ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After falling ill, Yesterday learns that she is HIV positive. With her husband in denial and a young daughter to tend to, Yesterday's one goal is to live long enough to see her child go to school. Set against the awesome, harsh landscapes of South Africa
Blood diamond by Edward Zwick ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and Turkish and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Danny Archer is an ex-mercenary turned smuggler. Solomon Vandy is a local Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join together for two dangerous missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son. The son was conscripted as a child soldier into the brutal rebel forces ripping a swath of torture and bloodshed across the alternately beautiful and ravaged countryside
Winnie Mandela ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moving from a remote village to the metropolis of Johannesburg, South Africa, a proud young Winnie soon found love with a rising political star, Nelson Mandela. When Nelson was imprisoned for protesting the brutal Apartheid government, Winnie worked tirelessly to win his freedom and to carry on his message of peace and equality. Her struggle was rewarded by years of persecution and imprisonment. Throughout, her resolve to fight for her freedom, her family and her country never wavered
Father hood ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lovable, small-time crook's latest scheme of hiting it big is only temporarily interrupted when his two kids suddenly appear to reclaim him as their dad
Prey ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A family on an African adventure becomes lost in the jungle and are stalked by savage lions who will not quit until they have dinner
Dangerous ground ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After 14 years in exile, a South African freedom fighter returns home for his father's funeral and finds that a lot has changed: Apartheid is over, but now the drug wars are destoying his people and his brother is missing in action. During a desperate search through the back streets of Johannesburg, he joins forces with a beautiful stripper, and discovers his brother ran up a huge cocaine debt with a vicious drug lord. Now he must pay the debt or bury his brother too
Place of weeping a place of anger where hope still grows ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A South African woman's personal fight for freedom against the oppresssion of apartheid
Dracula 3000 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A salvage ship on a routine mission discovers a transporter vessel that has been missing for 100 years. When the crew boards, they discover 50 coffins. In the blackness of space, where the sun never rises, the ancient curse begins to eliminate the crew
Pavement ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A middle-aged woman has been found brutally murdered in her apartment. The killer took his time, showing this victim no mercy. Detective Buckley is on the case. She is unaware that the victim's brother is shadowing the police department. When similar victims are discovered, the cops soon realize that they are searching for a serial killer
Second skin ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the beautiful and mysterious Crystal appears on Sam Kane's doorstep, his seemingly quiet life is turned upside down. He finds himself feeling the stirrings of desire for the first time in years. But their happiness is short-lived, as Sam's dark past resurfaces and he discovers that Cyrstal has her own secret--that she is really a hit woman hired to kill him
Sarafina! the sound of freedom ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a world where truth is forbidden, an inspiring teacher dares to instill in her students lessons not found in schoolbooks. In doing so, she challenges their freedom and hers
Life with Mikey Swing vote ; Father hood ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Swing vote: Bud Johnson is an ordinary dad drifting through life, caring about nothing except his overachieving daughter Molly. Trying to encourage him to get involved, Molly accidentally sets off a chain of events of Election Day that ends with the presidential race coming down to one vote: Bud's
Ella Blue ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Ella Blue is set in the year 1961 and tells the story of a woman's physical, emotional and spiritual journey through the process of race classification in terms of the Group Areas Act of 1950. Ella and her family have lived peacefully for generations in a remote fishing village on the Cape coast, until the day it is announced that the Census Official is arriving to classify every person in the small, secluded community according to their colour"--container
Prey Plen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The stick ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 'stick' is a term used in the South African military for a small infantry detachment. In this film a stick crosses the South African/Angolan border on a search and destroy mission. The border they cross is not just the political border but a mental one between sanity and madness. They massacre the inhabitants of a small village and their journey back to South Africa is filled with madness and bloodshed. Only one member of the stick survives. This is a brutally simple film delivering a very effective anti-war statement
Un pè€re en cavale ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in French and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 movies with soul ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To the death ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rick Quinn, a world kickboxing title holder, decides to retire from the sport only to be lured back in by Dominique Le Braque, an evil corrupt entrepreneur. When he discovers the Le Braque's private kickboxing "parties" always end in the murder-for-pleasure of the losing fighter, Rick tries to extricate himself from Le Braque's diabolical clutches, only to slip deeper and deeper into the madman's tangled web
 
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Alternative Names
Roodt, Darrell.
Roodt, Darrell James
Roodt, Darrell James 1962-
Roodt, Darrell James 1963-
Roodt, Daryll James 1962-
Languages
English (101)
Zulu (11)
French (7)
Spanish (6)
Multiple languages (1)
Turkish (1)
Japanese (1)
German (1)
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