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Norte, the end of history [DVD videorecording].

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Diaz, Lav, 1958-
Publisher Cinema Guild, [2014]
Widescreen ed.
2 videodiscs (250 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 leaflet.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR NOR
Summary Lav Diaz's epic reimagining of Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment is both an intimate human drama and a cosmic treatise on the origin of evil. In the northern Philippine province of Luzon, a law-school dropout commits a horrific double murder; a gentle family man takes the fall and receives a life sentence, leaving behind a wife and two kids. Unfolding across the sun drenched fields and dark city streets of the Filipino island of Luzon, this is a tale of murder, hate and hope from one of the world's most uncompromising cinematic visionaries.

My illegal wife [DVD Videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Star Recording Inc. ; directed by Tony Y. Reyes.
Publisher Star Recording Inc. , 2014 ©2014
1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color ; 12 cm
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR MY
Summary Single mother and romantic movie fan wants nothing more than to find a good husband and father for her children. While on a flight to the Philipinnes she meets the potential man of her dreams - untill the plane crashes and strands them on a deserted island. With her potential mate suffering from amnesia Clarise decides to grab the opportunity and introduce herself as his wife. Will her plan work?

Maybe this time [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Sineneng, Jerry Lopez.
Publisher Star Recording ; distributor, ABS-CBN Int'l (North America), [2014]
International ed.
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR MAY
Summary Former sweethearts Steph Asuncion and Tonio Bugayon consider rekindling their romance when they meet again seven years later-- Steph is now a PR specialist and Tonio is the boyfriend of Steph's boss, Monica Valencia.

She's dating the gangster [DVD Videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Garcia-Molina, Cathy,
Publisher Star Home Video, 2014. ©2014
1 DVD (106 min.) : sound, color ; 12 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FORIEGN FOR SHE
Summary To find a missing man and fulfill a dying wish, two strangers are brought together on a journey that leads to the discovery of a relationship between two people close to their hearts.

Starting over again [DVD Videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Star Recordings Inc. ; an Olivia M. Lamasan film.
Publisher Star Recordings Inc. / 2014 ©2014
International edition.
1 videodisc (128 min.) : sound, color ; 12 cm
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR STA
Summary Ginny receives an email from the love of her life and ex-boyfriend. The email was written and sent after their break-up, which was meant to be read four years later. It chronicles their one-of-a-kind love story.

The intouchables [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Duval Adassovsky, Nicolas.
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2013.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE INT
Summary An irreverent, uplifting comedy about friendship, trust, and human possibility. Based on a true story of friendship between a handicapped millionaire and his street-smart ex-con caretaker, The Intouchables depicts an unlikely camaraderie rooted in honesty and humor between two individuals who, on the surface, would seem to have nothing in common.

Now is good [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Broadbent, Graham.
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2013.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR NOW
Summary Live every moment, love every minute. A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. On the top of her list is the desire to lose her virginity.

Pina [DVD videorecording] : dance, dance, otherwise we are lost

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Wenders, Wim.
Publisher [Distributed by] Criterion Collection, c2013.
Director-approved two-dvd special ed. ; Widescreen.
2 videodiscs (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (35 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER PIN
Summary A documentary tribute to the late German choreographer Pina Bausch. Includes many performances of her most famous creations.

A royal affair [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Heisterberg, Rasmus.
Publisher Magnolia Home Entertainment, 2013.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 137 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR ROY
Summary The passionate and forbidden romance between the insane Danish King, the royal physician, and the young but strong-willed Queen leads to a revolution that changes an entire nation.

Chicken with plums [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Panahi, Hengameh.
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2013.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE CHI
Summary Nasser-Ali Khan appears to care more about his career than his family, but there is more to him than just the surface. After his beloved violin breaks, he sets out to replace it with his son's help. But when he cannot replace the instrument, he decides that the only solution to his sorrow is death. As he lies in bed waiting to die, his wife provides him with delicacies, such as chicken and plums, to help him find a reason to live again. Along the way, the family explores life with a view of beauty and humor.

Les soeurs Brontë [DVD videorecording] = The Brontë sisters

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Adjani, Isabelle, 1955-
Publisher Cohen Media Group, 2013
Widescreen
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE BRO
Summary In a remote English village, three sisters, Charlotte, Emily, and Anne, live a simple life with their brother, Branwell, and their father, the pastor Patrick Bronte. Although compelled to take posts as governesses or private tutors, the four siblings nurture their artistic aspirations. Branwell's poems begin to interest other writers and each of the sisters publishes a successful novel. The family's good fortune, however, is short lived, and soon tragedy strikes.

Pierre Etaix [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Étaix, Pierre, 1928-2016
Publisher The Criterion Collection, c2013.
Director-approved special edition.
3 videodiscs (454 min.): sd., col/b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE PIE
Summary The following films were influened by Pierre Etaix's experience as a circus acrobat, clown, and by the silent film comedies he adored.

Kai po che [DVD videorecording] : brothers--for life

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Kapoor, Abhishek.
Publisher UTV Motion Pictures, [2013]
Widescreen
1 videodisc (ca. 143 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND KAI
Summary Three young and ambitious men are driven to open a training academy to produce the country's next cricket stars. What follows is an epic story of passion, friendship and destiny, spun around by real-life events that changed everything forever.

Rust and bone [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Audiard, Jacques.
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2013.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE RUS
Summary Ali and his son depart Belgium for Antibes to reside with his sister and her husband. Ali's connection with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, intensifies when she endures a horrific accident.

The Bletchley circle [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Burt, Guy, 1972-
Publisher PBS Distribution, 2013.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 135 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI BLE
Summary Four women who worked as code breakers at Bletchley Park during World War II have taken up civilian lives after the war. Now in 1952, Susan hears about a string of murders in London and her old Bletchley spirit is ignited. She has collated data about a series of murders and tries to convince the police she knows where another body is, but they are unable to locate it and dismiss her. She turns to her three old Bletchley friends and they work out where the next victim will be taken, find the body, and then decide they are the only ones who can track down the killer.

Leonie [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Mortimer, Emily.
Publisher Monterey Video, c2013.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE LEO
Summary The true life story of Leonie Gilmour, whose life crossed continents, wars, and cultures, embodied with courage and passion in search of art and freedom. A tender and inspiring story of a remarkable woman who nurtures the amazing artistic talent of her son, who has only one way to succeed and one person to guide him, as he grows into the world-renowned artist Isamu Noguchi.

The flat [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Goldfinger, Arnon, 1963-
Publisher Distributed by MPI Home Video, 2013.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER 940.5318 FLA
Summary Filmmaker Arnon Goldfinger travels to Tel Aviv to clean out the apartment of his recently-deceased German-born Jewish grandmother. As he is cleaning out her belongings he finds evidence that his grandmother and her husband were good friends with Leopold von Mildenstein, a leading official in the Nazi propaganda ministry and remained friends with him following World War II. Disturbed by the knowledge that his Jewish grandparents had a close relationship with a Nazi following the Holocaust, Goldfinger begins an unsettling journey into his family's history and discovers that knowing the truth can be a terrible burden. The Flat is a real-life suspense story about how the past can return to haunt the present.

Kwanghae, wang i toen namja [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Yi, Pyŏng-hŏn, 1970-
Publisher CJ Entertainment, 2013.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (131 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR MAS
Summary Amid national chaos and fear for his life, tyrannical King Gwanghae orders his trusted counselor to find a royal body double. He recruits a crude, working-class peasant, Ha-seon, a village performer who bears a startling resemblance to the ruler. When the king falls into a coma from poisoning, he is secreted away to recover and Ha-seon reluctantly assumes the throne, forced to pull off history's biggest masquerade.

Lore [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Shortland, Cate, 1968-
Publisher Music Box Films, 2013.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER LOR
Summary Abandoned by their Nazi parents at the end of World War II, five German siblings, led by fourteen year old Lore embark on a harrowing journey across their war-torn country. When the group encounters Thomas, a Jewish refugee, Lore finds herself conflicted between her innate contempt for his kind and her burgeoning attraction.

Kon-Tiki [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Sandberg, Espen.
Publisher Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2012
Widescreen.
2 videodiscs (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR KON
Summary Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl crossed the Pacific Ocean in a balsa wood raft in 1947, together with five men, to prove that South Americans back in pre-Columbian times could have crossed the sea to settle on Polynesian islands. After gathering financing for the trip with loans and donations, they set off on an epic 101-day-long journey across eight thousand kilometers, all while the world was watching. This feature film is based on Heyerdahl's life story.

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