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Waltz with Bashir [DVD videorecording].

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Folman, Ari.
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2009.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (87 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR WAL
Summary After not being able to recall the time he spent on an Israeli Army mission during the Lebanon War, Ari attempts to unravel the mystery by traveling around the world to interview old friends and comrades. As the pieces of the puzzle begin to come together, his memory begins to return in illustrations that are surreal.

I've loved you so long [DVD videorecording] = Il y a longtemps que je t'aime

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Marmion, Yves.
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2009]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (117 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE IVE
Summary A shell-shocked Juliette is released from prison after serving 15 years for murdering her young son. As life has moved on, she must relearn certain basics. After being banished from her family, she is now reunited with her younger sister, Lea. Hopefully, Juliette will learn to forgive herself in the process.

Alexandra [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Sigle, Andreĭ.
Publisher Cinema Guild, [2009]
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN RUS ALE
Summary In a desolate, sun-scorched corner of the world, an elderly woman has come to see her beloved grandson. He is a young officer stationed at a remote military outpost. With the enemy just beyond the compound, she wanders the barracks, observing the routines of military life, before making a sudden trip into the outlying countryside.

Kids from Shaolin [DVD videorecording] = Shao lin xiao zi

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Li, Jet, 1963-
Publisher Mei ya lei she ying die you xian gong si, [200-?]
Widescreen format.
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI KID
Summary Picturesque and good-natured kung-fu starring Jet-Li. A family of boys, experts in Shaolin kung-fu but who wish to learn sword, compete against a family of girls, experts in Wu-Tang sword, until battle with a rival gang brings both sides together.

Black rain [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Imamura, Shōhei, 1926-2006.
Publisher AnimEigo, 2009.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (123 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP BLA
Summary A woman caught in fallout during the bombing of Hiroshima returns to her village, where she is ostracized and considered unsuitable for marriage.

Kābē [DVD videorecording] = Kabei, our mother

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Yoshinaga, Sayuri, 1945-
Publisher Strand Releasing Home Video, c2009.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (133 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP KAB
Summary After her husband is arrested on suspicion of being a Communist, a woman is suddenly in charge of taking care of her household and her two daughters, with the help of her husband's sister, during the early days of World War II.

Seven swords [DVD videorecording] : Beijing Ciwen Film & TV Production Co. Ltd., Boram Entertainment, Inc., City Glory Pictures Ltd. present a Film Workshop Co. Ltd. production of a Tsui Hark film ; produced by Lee Joo Ick, Ma Zhong Jun, Pan...

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Lee, Joo Ick.
Publisher Weinstein Company, [2009]
One-disc ed.
1 videodisc (153 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI SEV
Summary In the early 1600s, the Manchurians rule China under the Ching Dynasty and impose a martial arts ban in order to gain control.

Wings of desire [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Wenders, Wim
Publisher Criterion Collection, c2009.
Special ed. ; Widescreen.
2 videodiscs (127 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (27 p. : ill. ; in container.)
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER WIN
Summary A romantic fantasy about an angel who wishes he were mortal and is willing to fall from the sky if it means a chance to fall in love. Set in modern day Berlin, the film follows angel Damiel's path from heavenly flight to earthly delight in a manner that's comical, touching and entertaining.

Golden door [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Crialese, Emanuele, 1965-
Publisher Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2008]
Widescreen format (2.35:1).
1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA GOL
Summary A Sicilian farmer falls in love with a worldly British woman while both are attempting to immigrate to America.

Jannat [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Bhatt, Mahesh, 1948-
Publisher Shemaroo, [2008]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (134 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND JAN
Summary Caught between the woman he loves and his addiction to making a quick buck, Arjun becomes a runner for the mafia.

The earrings of Madame de-- [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Ophuls, Max, 1902-1957.
Publisher The Criterion Collection, c2008.
[Fullscreen] ; Special ed.
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (76 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.).
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE EAR
Summary The wife of a 19th century General sells the earrings her husband gave her on their wedding day to pay off debts, which sets off a chain reaction of deceit that includes her husband, his mistress, and her lover.

XV años [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Barrios, Maria Auxiliadora.
Publisher Laguna Productions, [2008, c2007].
Full screen version.
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DVD SPA FIF
Summary Paty is turning 15 years old and her parents are planning to throw a huge party. Alongside her affluent friends she pretends to be too cool to have a 'quinceanera'. As the guests arrive, Paty hatches a plan to escape and hang out with her friends. Paty, la única hija de Silvia y Adolfo está cumpliendo 15 años y sus padres están dando una gran fiesta. Pretendiendo ser igual que sus amigas ricas, Paty trata de esconder que tiene una fiesta esperándola y a medida que los invitados van llegando, desarrolla un plan para escaparse y estar con sus amigas.

Om shanti om [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Khan, Farah.
Publisher Eros Entertainment, [2008]
[Widescreen]
2 videodiscs (ca. 162 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND OM
Summary "A romantic saga of a boy next door, Om Prakesh Makhija, who works as a junior artiste in bollywood in the 70's. He is madly in love with the superstar of that time, Shantipriya. His dreams and aspirations to become a superstar and be with his lady love are thwarted as he witnesses the brutal murder of his beloved Shantipriya by a mercenary producer Mukesh Mehra. Om Prakash dies trying to save his Shanti. But destiny has something else in store when 'Om Prakash' a junior artiste returns as 'Om Kapoor' the superstar of 2007!! His journey of rediscovering himself, his past life and avenging the death of his beloved is the story of 'Om Shanti Om!'"--Container.

Days and clouds [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Soldini, Silvio, 1958-
Publisher Film Movement ; Distributed by RB Media, [2008]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (ca. 119 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA DAY
Summary Well-to-do, sophisticated couple, Elsa and Michele, have a 20 year-old daughter, Alice, and enough money for Elsa to leave her job and fulfill an old dream of studying art history. After she graduates, however, their lives change. Michele confesses he hasn't worked in two months and was fired by the company he founded years ago. Elsa overcomes her initial shock by pouring extra energy into facing the crisis while Michele, exhausted by an unsuccessful job hunt, lets himself go, alternating between vivacity and apathy. The growing distance between them eventually leads to a break-up. Only when they part will they realize that they risk losing their most precious possession: the love that binds them.

Jodhaa Akbar [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Gowariker, Ashutosh.
Publisher UTV Home Entertainment, c2008.
Widescreen.
3 videodiscs (213 min.) : sd., col ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND JOD (SET)
Summary An epic telling of the sixteenth century politically expedient marriage between the Mogul emperor, Akbar, and the Rajput princess, Jodhaa, which became a journey of true love.

My brother is an only child [DVD videorecording] = Mio fratello è figlio unico

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Tozzi, Riccardo.
Publisher Distributed by Image Entertainment, c2008.
[Widescreen]
1 videodisc (ca. 104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA MY
Summary The violent political unrest of 1960s Italy brings simmering tensions between two feuding brothers to the boiling point in this critically acclaimed film.

Priceless [DVD videorecording] = Hors de prix

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Martin, Philippe (Producer)
Publisher First Look Home Entertainment, [2008]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE PRI
Summary Irene is with her elderly paramour, on the Riviera, to celebrate her birthday. When he falls asleep on her, she decides to slip down to the hotel bar where she mistakes barman Jean for a wealthy guest. He encourages the deceit by taking her up to the Royal Suite for the night. This reoccurs the following year, but this time her lover finds out and disowns her. Knowing Jean is a barman of little means doesn't stop her from wanting to be with him. Jean soon finds himself in Irene's shoes with older and worldly-wise Madeleine. Even though they both have paramours, the two keep in increasingly close touch.

Sophia Loren [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Loren, Sophia, 1934-
Publisher Lions Gate Entertainment, [2008]
3 videodiscs (ca. 448 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA SOP (SET)
Summary "Attila: In this dramatic war epic, Sophia Loren promises to marry Attilla the Hun if he topples her hated brother, the Emperor of Italy, from power; I girasoli (Sunflower): After her husband is declared MIA while fighting in Russia during World War II, his widow searches records and cemeteries, only to learn he is alive and remarried; Madame Sans-Gêne: Sophia Loren, the outspoken, rambunctious laundress of an unknown lieutenant, Napoleon, later becomes part of Emperor Napoleon's court when she marries a soldier elevated to Duke by the Emperor; Carosello Napoletano: A young Sophia Loren makes a guest appearance, along with some of Italy's most popular tenors of the time, in this Cannes Film Festival winner which celebrates Italian song and the city of Naples."--Container.

Twenty-four eyes [DVD videorecording] = Nijūshi no hitomi

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Takamine, Hideko, 1924-2010.
Publisher Criterion Collection, 2008.
Special ed., full screen version.
1 videodisc (156 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([20] p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP TWE
Summary An elegant, emotional chronicle of a teacher's unwavering commitment to her students, her profession, and her sense of morality. It takes a simultaneously sober and sentimental look at the epic themes of aging, war, and death.

Mafioso [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Lattuada, Alberto, 1914-2005.
Publisher Criterion Collection, [2008]
Special ed., widescreen version.
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA MAF
Summary Nino is an auto-factory foreman who takes his proper, modern wife and two blonde daughters from industrial Milan to the antiquated, rural Sicily to visit his family and get back in touch with his roots. Nino gets more than he bargained for when he discovers some harsh truths about his ancestors and himself.

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