WorldCat Identities

Roach, Gary D.

Works: 12 works in 25 publications in 3 languages and 7,427 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Crime films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  History  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Film editor, Editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Gary D Roach
Letters from Iwo Jima by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 2,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1945, the United States and Japanese armies met on Iwo Jima. Decades later, hundreds of letters are unearthed from that stark island's soil. The letters give faces and voices to the men who fought there, as well as the extraordinary general who led them. Leading the defense is Lt. General Tadamichi Kuribayashi. With little defense other than sheer will and the volcanic rock of the island itself, Gen. Kuribayashi's unprecedented tactics transform what was predicted to be a quick and bloody defeat into nearly 40 days of heroic and resourceful combat
Changeling by Thomas Middleton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,906 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
American Sniper by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle is sent to Iraq with only one mission: to protect his brothers-in-arms. His pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield. However, his reputation is also growing behind enemy lines, putting a price on his head and making him a prime target of insurgents. He is also facing a different kind of battle on the home front: striving to be a good husband and father from halfway around the world
J. Edgar by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"J. Edgar Hoover, powerful head of the F.B.I. for nearly 50 years, looks back on his professional and personal life." -- IMDb, May 15, 2015
Prisoners by Denis Villeneuve( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 631 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
Gran Torino by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Korean War vet stops a young Hmong teen from stealing his prized car, and reluctantly proceeds to reform the boy, learning about himself along the way
Trouble with the Curve( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 19 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
Essential Eastwood : Director's collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mystic River: "With a childhood tragedy that overshadowed their lives, three men are reunited by circumstance when one has a family tragedy."--IMDb
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
Flags of our fathers by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The story of the five Marines and one Navy corpsman that were forever immortalized as a symbol of WWII by raising the American flag at the battle of Iwo Jima. When Joe Rosenthal's photograph of the event becomes a symbol of hope for the families at home, the three surviving men are pulled from combat and sent on a tour across America to raise desperately-needed bond money. It is a trip that brings out the truths of both that symbolic act, and of their lives during war
Invictus by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

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

" Nelson Mandela, in his first term as the South African President, initiates a unique venture to unite the apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup." -- IMDb, May 14, 2015
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Letters from Iwo Jima
Alternative Names
Gary D. Roach Amerikaans filmeditor

Gary D. Roach montatore statunitense

Gary D. Roach US-amerikanischer Filmeditor

گری دی. روچ تدوینگر آمریکایی



Gran TorinoEssential Eastwood : Director's collectionGran Torino / #631