WorldCat Identities

Hood, Gavin

Works: 85 works in 456 publications in 14 languages and 10,287 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction  Superhero films  Fantasy films  War films  Gangster films 
Roles: Director, fmd, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Restager , Performer, Film editor, Contributor
Classifications: PS3553.A655, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Gavin Hood
Most widely held works by Gavin Hood
Ender's game( Visual )

48 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,462 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 )

80 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

30 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, sees her mission escalate when a girl enters the kill zone, triggering an international dispute over the implications of modern warfare
Tsotsi by Gavin Hood( Visual )

97 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 1,731 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
Rendition by Reese Witherspoon( Visual )

46 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,502 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 plies 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
W pustyni i w puszczy = In desert and wilderness( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Polish and held by 134 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 by Orson Scott Card( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 68 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
X-Men and the Wolverine collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experience all 6 X-Men films in razor-sharp high definition, including The Wolverine, available together for the first time! This boxed set has it all: spectacular action, stunning visual effects, and sizzling star power, including Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart and more!
Il suo nome è Tsotsi( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 16 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)
Tsotsi = [Thug]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Bantu and held by 14 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
La stratégie Ender( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in French and English and held by 13 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 12 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
A reasonable man( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 11 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
X-Men le origini : Wolverine( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 11 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)
Tsotsi : a novel by Athol Fugard( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama um eineh jungen Bandenchef in Soweto
X-Men : the ultimate collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

X-Men 2: As the X-Men try to find a mutant that has attempted to assassinate the President, the Academy is attacked by military forces. In the aftermath they join forces with Magneto and uncover a plot to murder all mutants on Earth
X-men origins: Wolverine( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in Turkish and Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wolverine: Primal 2-pack( Visual )

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

The Wolverine: "Hugh Jackman returns as The Wolverine and faces his ultimate nemesis in an action-packed, life-or-death battle that takes him to modern-day Japan. Vulnerable for the first time, and pushed to his limits, Logan (Hugh Jackman) confronts not only lethal samurai steel but also an inner struggle against his own immortality in an epic fight that will leave him forever changed."--Container
Tsotsi( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in 4 languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der 19-jährige Tsotsi lebt in einem Ghetto am Rand von Johannesburg. Als Boss einer kleinen Gangsterbande ist sein Leben durch brutale Gewalt und den täglichen Überlebenskampf geprägt. Das ändert sich schlagartig, als er eines Abends eine wohlhabende Frau überfällt und mit ihrem Auto flüchtet. Denn nach einem kurzen Moment wird ihm klar, dass sich im Auto das Baby der Überfallenen befindet. Vor Schreck verliert er die Kontrolle über den Wagen und muss die Flucht zu Fuss fortsetzen. Doch anstatt das Kind seinem Schicksal zu überlassen, nimmt er den Säugling kurzerhand in einer Papiertüte mit in seine Welt
Jin gang lang = X-Men origins, Wolverine( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Chinese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.15 (from 0.11 for Ender's ga ... to 0.96 for Il suo nom ...)

Alternative Names
Gavin Hood acteur uit Zuid-Afrika

Gavin Hood actor sudafricano

Gavin Hood regista, sceneggiatore e attore sudafricano

Gavin Hood südafrikanischer Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor

Гавин Худ

Худ, Гэвин

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