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Hood, Gavin

Overview
Works: 68 works in 343 publications in 13 languages and 8,049 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Gangster films  Science fiction films  Superhero films  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Restager , Author, Film editor, Performer, fmd
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Gavin Hood
 
Most widely held works by Gavin Hood
Ender's game by Gavin Hood Movie( Visual )

32 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,173 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
X-Men origins by Gavin Hood( Visual )

65 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This prequel to the X-Men film trilogy focuses on the mutant Wolverine and his time with Team X
Tsotsi by Gavin Hood( Visual )

86 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 1,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man running with a criminal gang on the streets of Johannesburg, Tsotsi - a nickname meaning thug - is immersed in a world of violence that seems to leave him unaffected, until he discovers an infant in the backseat of a car he has stolen
Rendition by Gavin Hood( Visual )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,432 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
X-Men origins( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This prequel to the X-Men film trilogy focuses on the mutant Wolverine and his time with Team X. 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
W pustyni i w puszczy In desert and wilderness( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2008 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 )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 63 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 )

12 editions published between 2005 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
A reasonable man( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 14 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
Il suo nome è Tsotsi( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tsotsi" significa "bandito" nel linguaggio di strada nella periferia di Johannesburg. Tsotsi è il soprannome di un ragazzo di 19 anni che ha rimosso ogni ricordo del suo passato, compreso il suo vero nome. Tsotsi conduce una vita all'insegna della violenza; riempie di botte un compagno della sua gang perché gli fa troppe domande, ruba un'automobile, ferendo la donna che la guidava, ma scopre sul sedile posteriore la presenza di un neonato. A modo suo Tsotsi incomincerà a prendersi cura di lui. (Mymovies)
X-Men le origini : Wolverine( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 12 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)
La stratégie Ender( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Des extraterrestres ont attaqué la Terre. Ender Wiggin est sélectionné pour rejoindre l'élite et commander la Flotte lors d'une bataille épique qui décidera du sort de la Terre." [Source : jaquette]
X-Men orígenes Lobezno( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 9 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
Machtlos( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in German and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politisch aufgeladener Thriller über eine amerikanische Frau, die nach ihrem von der CIA verschleppten ägyptischen Ehemann sucht
X-Men orígenes. X-men origins, Wolverine( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 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
X-Men and the Wolverine collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Machtlos Was, wenn der Mensch, den du liebst, plötzlich spurlos verschwindet?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Machtlos Rendition( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in German and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rendition Ugrabitev( Visual )

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

X-Men the ultimate collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 4 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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Gavin Hood regista, sceneggiatore e attore sudafricano

Gavin Hood südafrikanischer Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor

Гавин Худ

Худ, Гэвин

گوین هود فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان اهل آفریقای جنوبی

கேவின் ஹூட்

개빈 후드

ギャヴィン・フッド

加文·胡德

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