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Hood, Gavin

Overview
Works: 54 works in 250 publications in 13 languages and 6,310 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Film editor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Gavin Hood
X-Men origins by Gavin Hood ( Visual )
59 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Somewhere in the wilds of northwest Canada in the early 1800s, Logan and Victor, two half-brothers with special powers grow up amid violence. Eventually they will become the near-indestructible warriors known as Wolverine and Sabretooth. William Stryker is a sinister government operative whose Weapon X program experiments keep pulling Wolverine back in. Kayla Silverfox shares a peaceful Canadian co-existence with Wolverine as he tries to drop out of the program. Along the way, Wolverine encounters many mutants, both familiar and new
Tsotsi by Gavin Hood ( Visual )
68 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 1,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young criminal finds a surprise in the backseat of a car he has stolen, which both complicates and enriches his life
Rendition ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The policy of "extraordinary rendition" began under the Clinton administration and accelerated after September 11, 2001. The policy allows for the handing over of suspected terrorists to countries that use torture as an interrogation tool. Anwar El-Ibrahimi is an Egyptian-born man who disappears on a flight from Africa to Washington, DC. He is sent to a North African country where torture is practiced and the CIA gives approval. Anwar's pregnant American-born wife wants to know what happened to her husband. A reluctant CIA agent begins to question his assignment after witnessing an unorthodox interrogation. A severe interrogator plys his trade on Anwar while a U.S. terrorism honcho is willing to turn a blind eye to the unpleasantness, especially if it stops a terrorist attack
Ender's game ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hostile alien race attacked Earth, and if not for the legendary heroics of Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham, all would have been lost. In preparation for the next attack, Colonel Hyrum Graff is training only the best young children. Ender Wiggin, a shy, but brilliant boy, is soon ordained by Graff as the military's next great hope. Once at Command School, he's trained by Mazer Rackham, himself, to lead them into an epic battle that will determine the future of Earth and save the human race
W pustyni i w puszczy In desert and wilderness ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Polish and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This internationally and critically acclaimed, award-winning film, combines a children's adventure story with the look and feel of Lawrence of Arabia. Winner of 5 international cinema awards
Ender's game : inside the world of an epic adventure by Jed Alger ( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A companion book to the 2013 movie "Ender's Game" showcases storyboard and concept art, character sketches and still photographs from the movie's sets and includes observations and insights of the film by the producers, art director, and various other film crew
Mon nom est Tsotsi by Gavin Hood ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sur la jacquette : Dans un bidonville de Johannesburg en Afrique du Sud, un jeune homme de 19 ans se fait appeler "Tsotsi" : "voyou", "gangster" dans le jardon des ghettos. Orphelin sans nom, sans passé, sans ambition, il vit au jour le jour à la fête d'un groupe de marginaux en proie à la violence et au chaos. Un soir, loin du bidonville, dans une banlieue aisée, Tsotsi sort son arme et agresse une femme avant de s'échapper au volant de sa voiture. Quelques instants plus tard, un bébé pleure sur la banquette arrière
Il suo nome è Tsotsi ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in Italian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A reasonable man ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film tells the story of a city lawyer who defends a herdboy from rural Zululand. The herdboy is accused of murdering a one year old baby in the mistaken belief that he was killing an evil spirit known as the Tikoloshe. Dark secrets lie buried deep within the lawyer and on taking the case he enters a world of witchcraft and mysticism in order to discover the truth about the killing, and himself
Machtlos ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
X-Men le origini : Wolverine ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in Multiple languages and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
C'è un passato violento e romantico nella vita di Wolverine: il suo complesso rapporto con Victor Creed e il minaccioso programma Arma X. Nel suo percorso, Wolverine incontra molti mutanti, che già conosce ma anche di nuovi, comprese sorprendenti apparizioni di diverse leggende dell'universo degli X-Men. (LaFeltrinelli)
Machtlos Rendition ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in German and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
X-Men Orígenes Lobezno = X-Men Origins: Wolverine ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Precuela de la película X-Men. Situada 17 años antes, narra los inicios del arma X y la forma en la que Lobezno se convirtió en mutante. Logan, convertido en un mutante que se hace llamar Lobezno, y que es capaz de sacar unas afiladas garras y de una fuerza y agilidad sobrehumana, ultima su venganza contra Victor Creed, culpable de la muerte de su novia. Mientras tanto, otros mutantes se acogen al programa X para unir sus fuerzas
Rendition Ugrabitev ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Détention secrète by Gavin Hood ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in French and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alors quil rentre dun voyage à létranger, Anwar, ingénieur chimiste américain dorigine égyptienne, est enlevé par la CIA qui le soupçonne dêtre un terroriste. Il est envoyé vers un pays dAfrique du Nord pour y être interrogé par une police secrète qui nhésite pas à utiliser la torture. Douglas Freeman, un analyste de la CIA, est chargé dassister à linterrogatoire. Pendant ce temps, aux Etats-Unis, la femme dAnwar tente de comprendre ce qui est arrivé à son mari et remonte jusquaux plus hautes sphères de lEtat Un thriller hollywoodien engagé et efficace contre l'administration Bush
Machtlos Was, wenn der Mensch, den du liebst, plötzlich spurlos verschwindet? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rendition = Detenzione illegale by Gavin Hood ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Undetermined and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jake Gyllenhaal and Reese Witherspoon star in this timely thriller about a woman whose husband is kidnapped and taken to a foreign prison because he is suspected of being a terrorist. Gavid Hood, director of Academy Award winner TSOTSI, helms this film that also features Alan Arkin, Meryl Streep, and Peter Sarsgaard
Tsotsi ( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
W pustynii w puszczy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in Polish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
X-Men by Bryan Singer ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
X-Men the last stand: After a controversial "cure" is discovered, mutants can choose to retain their superhuman abilities or give up their unique gifts and become "normal." When peaceful mutant leader Charles Xavier clashes with his militant counterpart, Magneto, the battle lines are drawn for the war to end all wars
 
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