WorldCat Identities

Roach, Gary D.

Works: 8 works in 14 publications in 4 languages and 5,959 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Sources  Fiction 
Roles: Film editor, Editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Gary D Roach
Letters from Iwo Jima by Tadamichi Kuribayashi( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 2,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sixty-two years ago, U.S. and Japanese armies met on Iwo Jima. Decades later, hundreds of letters are unearthed from that stark island's soil, giving faces and voices to the men who fought there, as well as the extraordinary general who led them
Changeling by Clint Eastwood( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Working-class suburb Los Angeles, 1928. Christine says goodbye to her son, Walter, and departs for work. Arriving home, Christine discovers that Walter is nowhere to be found. Christine launches a desperate search for her son. Then, a boy claiming to be Christine's son appears out of thin air. Knowing the boy is not hers, Christine invites the child to stay in her home. Christine cannot accept the injustice being pushed upon her and continues to challenge the Los Angeles police force at every turn. The police slander Christine and paint her as an unfit mother. Christine challenges the system and the only person willing to aid her in her search is benevolent local activist Reverend Briegleb
J. Edgar by Clint Eastwood( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"J. Edgar Hoover [was] head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for nearly 50 years. Hoover was feared, admired, reviled and revered, a man who could distort the truth as easily as he upheld it. His methods were at once ruthless and heroic, with the admiration of the world his most coveted prize. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life"--Container
Prisoners by Denis Villeneuve( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Keller Dover is facing every parent's worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter, Anna, is missing, together with her young friend, Joy. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had been parked on their street. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki arrests its driver but a lack of evidence forces his release. As the police pursue multiple leads, Dover knows his child's life is at stake and decides he must take matters into his own hands. How far will he go to protect his family?
Gran Torino by Clint Eastwood( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Walt Kowalski es un viudo que se aferra a sus prejuicios a pesar de los cambios en su barrio de Michigan y el mundo que le rodea. Walt es un hombre gruñón, tenaz, infeliz de edad, que no pueden llevarse bien con cualquiera de sus hijos o sus vecinos. Él es un veterano de la Guerra de Corea, cuya posesión más preciada es un Gran Torino 1972 que mantiene en perfecto estado. Cuando su vecino, Thao, un joven Hmong adolescente, presionado por su primo, en robar el Gran Torino, Kowalski se propone reformar la juventud
Trouble with the curve ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gus Lobel has been a top baseball scout for decades, but age has caught up with him, and the Atlanta Braves' front office is questioning his judgment. Enter Gus's estranged daughter, Mickey, an ambitious attorney on the partner track who joins him on a scouting trip, jeopardizing her own career to save his
Hereafter Das Leben danach ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George ist ein amerikanischen Arbeiter, der seit seiner Kindheit eine besondere Verbindung zum Jenseits besitzt. Die französische Journalistin Marie wird durch ein Nahtoderlebnis traumatisiert. Und als der Londoner Schuljunge Marcus den Menschen verliert, der ihm am nächsten steht, lässt ihn das Unerklärliche fast verzweifeln. Alle drei sind auf der Suche nach der Wahrheit, und als sich ihre Wege kreuzen, machen sie kraft ihres Glaubens an ein Leben nach dem Tod fundamentale Erfahrungen
Gran Torino / #631 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Walt is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man, who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. He is a Korean War veteran whose prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbor, Thao, a young Hmong teenager, becomes pressured by his gang member cousin to steal Walt's Gran Torino, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth. Drawn against his will into the life of Thao's family, Walt is soon taking steps to protect them from the gangs that infest their neighborhood
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.06 for Gran Torin ... to 0.26 for Hereafter ...)