WorldCat Identities

Roodt, Darrell

Overview
Works: 77 works in 221 publications in 8 languages and 5,218 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  War films  Action and adventure films  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Horror films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Performer, dir
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 )

32 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,363 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 913 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
Yesterday( Visual )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 913 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 651 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 by Jennifer Hudson( Visual )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Moving from a remote tribal village to the sprawling 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 to keep the Mandela dream alive was rewarded by years of persecution and imprisonment, including 18 months of solitary confinement. Throughout, her resolve to fight for her freedom, her family and her country never wavered. Her leadership and unconquerable spirit caught the attention of the world and earned her the name 'the mother of the nation'"--Container
Prey( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 168 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
Father hood( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 160 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
Dangerous ground( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After 14 years in exile, a South African freedom fighter (Ice Cube) 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 (Hurley), and discovers his brother ran up a huge cocaine debt with a vicious drug lord (Rhames). Now he must pay the debt or bury his brother too
Place of weeping a place of anger where hope still grows( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A South African woman's personal fight for freedom against the oppresssion of apartheid
Dracula 3000( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 75 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 )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 64 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 31 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
Life with Mikey Swing vote ; Father hood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father hood: Jack Charles is a small-time hood whose life is forever changed when he's reunited with the children he abandoned. Reluctant at first, Jack is unavoidably drawn back to the role of being a father and all its rewards. But when the authorities try to return the kids to the abusive foster care institution where they were held, Jack is forced to take them on the run in a harrowing cross-country chase
Witness to a kill( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A routine training operation is cut short when Captain Strong is called to infiltrate an international smuggling and poaching ring and rescue two captured civilians. A.k.a. Queen's Messenger II
Sarafina! the sound of freedom( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 10 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
3 movies with soul( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heat on the street 6 movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rage in Harlem (1991, 108 min.): When Imabelle hits Harlem with a trunkload of stolen gold, she's on the run and looking for a place to hide
Life with Mikey and, Father hood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father hood (1993, 95 min.) : a small-time hood whose life is forever changed when he's reunited with the children he abandoned
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
Llanto por la tierra amada( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Darrell Roodt Film director

Darrell Roodt südafrikanischer Filmregisseur

Roodt, Darrell.

Roodt, Darrell James.

Roodt, Darrell James 1962-

Roodt Darrell James 1963-....

Roodt, Daryll James 1962-

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