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Ackroyd, Barry

Works: 174 works in 596 publications in 9 languages and 21,637 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  History  Crime films  Fiction  Biography 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Videographer , Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Barry Ackroyd
Most widely held works by Barry Ackroyd
The hurt locker by Kathryn Bigelow( Visual )

45 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

US Army Staff Sergeant Will James, Sergeant J.T. Sanborn and Specialist Owen Eldridge comprise the Bravo Company's bomb disposal unit stationed in Baghdad. James is the tech team leader. When he arrives on the scene, Bravo Company has thirty-nine days left on its current deployment, and it will be a long thirty-nine days for Sanborn and Eldridge whose styles do not mesh with that of their new leader. James' thrill of the dismantlement seems to be the ultimate goal regardless of the safety of his fellow team members, others on the scene or himself. On the other hand, Sanborn is by the book: he knows his place and duty and trusts others in the army to carry out theirs as well as he. Eldridge is an insecure soldier who is constantly worried that an error or misjudgment on his part will lead to the death of an innocent civilian or a military colleague. While the three members face their own internal issues, they have to be aware of any person at the bomb sites, some of whom may be bombers themselves
Captain Phillips by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

18 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, which was the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years
The big short by Adam McKay( Visual )

18 editions published in 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The financial meltdown from the perspective of a number of players: Michael Burry, a bizarre autistic-like stock-picking genius, and the first to realize that the market's housing boom is based on a "house of cards" sham; Mark Baum, self-loathing fictional character whose firm picks up insider trading information from a wrong number phone call; Jared Vennet, a smart-aleck broker who confirms the ominous suspicion; and Charlie Gellar and Jamie Shipley, small-time players who hit it big
United 93 by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

23 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fact-based story about the 40 passengers and crew aboard San Francisco bound flight United 93, who sat down as strangers and found the courage to stand up as one. This hijacked flight was the fourth terrorist attack plane on September 11, 2001. As a result of a delay on takeoff, the passengers on the flight, are behind the carefully scheduled planned attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Once hijacked, the passengers and crew are able to discern that this is no mere hijacking. While the real events that caused the ultimate crash of the plane can never be known, the events depicted would appear to be as might be expected. The scariest part of the film is the unpreparedness of the FAA and the military in dealing with the situation
Jason Bourne by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

25 editions published in 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jason Bourne, the CIA's most dangerous former operative, now remembers who he truly is and comes out of hiding to uncover more hidden truths about his past
The Wind That Shakes the Barley by Ken Loach( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1920's Ireland, two brothers join guerrilla squads fighting British soldiers for Ireland's independence
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caius Martius 'Coriolanus' (Ralph Fiennes of HARRY POTTER FRANCHISE, THE ENGLISH PATIENT), a revered and feared Roman General is at odds with the city of Rome and his fellow citizens. Pushed by his controlling and ambitious mother Volumnia (Vanessa Redgrave of HOWARDS END, MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE) to seek the exalted and powerful position of Consul, he is loath to ingratiate himself with the masses whose votes he needs in order to secure the office. When the public refuses to support him, Coriolanus' anger prompts a riot that culminates in his expulsion from Rome. The banished hero then allies himself with his sworn enemy Tullus Aufidius (Gerard Butler of 300, ROCKNROLLA) to take his revenge on the city
Parkland by Vincent Bugliosi( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om hvordan mordet på John F. Kennedy kom til at påvirke en række personer: Abraham Zapruder kommer uforvarent til at filme mordet; lægen Charles Carrico modtager uforberedt præsidenten på en båre; sikkerhedsfolk må erkende, at noget er gået galt; og broderen til den mistænkte attentatmand, som også myrdes, får sin andel i tragedien
Detroit by Kathryn Bigelow( Visual )

11 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eté 1967. Les Etats-Unis connaissent une vague d'émeutes sans précédent nourrie par la guerre du Vietnam et la ségrégation raciale. A Détroit, alors que le climat est insurrectionnel depuis deux jours, des coups de feu sont entendus en pleine nuit à proximité de l'Algiers Motel. Les policiers soumettent alors une poignée de clients de l'hôtel à un interrogatoire sadique pour extorquer leurs aveux..." [source : jaquette]
Anne Frank remembered by Jon Blair( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features vintage newsreel footage, photographs and a rare home movie to look beyond the celebrated pages of Anne Frank's diary. Includes interviews with the Holocaust victim's friends, family and protector, Miep Gies
The special relationship( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful new look at the human side of iconic world leaders. In 1993, Tony Blair was a rising young star in British politics. Three years later he ran for Prime Minister, and began a 'special relationship' with U.S. President Bill Clinton that endured through triumph, conflict, and personal scandal. The behind-the-scenes story of two world leaders who forged a loyal, if tempestuous, friendship out of the crucible of political necessity
The lost prince by Stephen Poliakoff( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miranda Richardson and Tom Hollander star as Queen Mary and King George V. After discovering that their son Prince John (Daniel Williams and Matthew Thomas) suffers from epilepsy and learning disabilities, the royals have the boy sent off to be raised in a rural farmhouse, lest he tarnish the family's image of superiority. Removed from the public eye and the attention of his parents, Prince John forms a loving bond with his nurse, Lalla (Gina McKee)
Looking for Eric by Ken Loach( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric Bishop, a British soccer fanatic who is down on his luck, gets a surprise visit from Eric Cantona, the legendary player for Manchester United. Cantona is there to lend a hand with raising his kids and showing him how to woo back his ex-wife. When the menace of crime threatens Bishop's home, Cantona's advice finally gets him to reach out to his friends that have always been ready to help via a con job that is quite effective
Sweet sixteen by Ken Loach( Visual )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's precious little sweetness in Liam's life in the weeks before his 16th birthday: his mother is in prison, and his stepfather Stan is a bullying small-time drug dealer. Liam wants a normal life with mom, his older sister and her baby boy, in a caravan he picked out himself. Naïve, driven Liam comes to the attention of a local crime lord, who offers him employment--but with conditions that are merciless. Liam is locked into a destiny that he can't escape, by a country that has written him off. His dreams of escaping to a better life sabotaged by his own refusal to the misery common to his class
Raining stones by Ken Loach( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperate for cash to buy his daughter a new Communion dress, a working-class man risks everything he loves, not least his immortal soul, in blind pursuit of that goal
Gideon's daughter( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gideon Warner is a hugely successful public relations consultant, giving advice about hair, clothes, and social activities to the wealthy. Despite his success he has become disheartened about his business circles and more concerned over his family
Green zone by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Den amerikanske eliteenhed, der anføres af Roy Miller har til opgave at spore Saddam Husseins masseødelæggelsesvåben i Irak. Enheden får mange oplysninger fra en hemmelig kilde, men afsløringen af gemmestedet for de farlige våben lader vente på sig. Roy opdager at noget helt andet er på spil
Land and freedom : a story from the Spanish Revolution by Ken Loach( Visual )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David, jeune communiste anglais, s'engage auprès des troupes espagnoles dans leur lutte antifasciste au début de la guerre civile espagnole. Aux côtés d'autres menbres d'un groupe internetional révolutionnaire, leur combat pour l'honneur et l'espoir butte sur un ennemi inattendu
Dust by Milcho Manchevski( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the turn of the 20th century, two brothers fall in love with the same woman. When she chooses the younger of the two, the embittered older brother travels to Europe where he becomes a ruthless mercenary. But a revolution takes a personal twist with one brother hanging on the edge of life and death
Aileen Wuornos : the selling of a serial killer, the 1992 interviews( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary is a twisted tale of murder, alleged police corruption and conniving opportunists that tracks the sensational trial and conviction of 'America's First Female Serial Killer.'
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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Alternative Names
Barry Ackroyd Angol operatőr

Barry Ackroyd britischer Kameramann

Barry Ackroyd British cinematographer

Barry Ackroyd Brits director of photography

Barry Ackroyd direttore della fotografia britannico

Μπάρι Ακρόιντ

Барри Экройд

Баррі Акройд

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