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Vincere [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Mezzogiorno, Giovanna, 1974-
Publisher IFC Films : MPI Media Group [distributor], c2010.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (124 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA VIN
Summary About fascist dictator Benito Mussolini and the woman he loved. Ida Dalser was scorned, denounced, and then written out of history. Mussolini's rise to power and Dalser's descent into an insane asylum are tragic counterpoints in a doomed romance. Dalser may have been written off at the time, but Bellocchio and Mezzogiorno allow her a final, unexpected triumph in this cinematic masterwork.

The girl who played with fire [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Alfredson, Daniel, 1959-
Publisher Music Box Films, c2010.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (2 hr., 9 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR GIR
Summary "In this second installment of Stieg Larsson's phenomenal 'Millennium' trilogy, Lisbeth Salander is a wanted woman. A researcher and a Millennium journalist about to expose the truth about the sex trade in Sweden are brutally murdered and Salander's prints are on the weapon. Her history of unpredictable and violent behavior makes her an official danger to society. Mikael Blomkvist, Salander's friend and Millennium's publisher, is alone in his belief of Salander's innocence. Digging deeper, Blomkvist unearths evidence implicating highly placed members of Swedish society--as well as shocking details about Salander's past. He is desperate to get to her before she is cornered--but no one can find her anywhere"--Container.

9th company [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Bondarchuk, Fedor, 1964-
Publisher WellGo USA, [2010?].
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (140 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR NIN
Summary The film is based on a true story of the 9th company during the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in the 1980s. Young Soviet Army recruits are sent from boot camp directly into the war in Afghanistan. Real war is not like boot camp at all. This inexperienced company is sent to defend a difficult position, a task which may be beyond their capabilities.

I am love [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Guadagnino, Luca, 1971-
Publisher Magnolia Home Entertainment, c2010.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA I
Summary The wealthy Recchi family has undergone sweeping changes. Eduardo Sr. has named a successor to the reins of his company, and surprised everyone by splitting power between his son Tancredi and grandson Edo. But Edo had always dreamed of opening a restaurant with his friend Antonio. To make matters worse, the very foundation of the entire family may be totally shattered after Tancredi's wife Emma falls deeply in love with Antonio and begins a passionate love affair.

Oscar et la dame Rose [DVD videorecording] = Oscar and the lady in pink

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Schmitt, Éric-Emmanuel.
Publisher Alliance Vivafilm, 2010.
Widescreen presentation.
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE OSC
Summary Oscar, a 10-year-old boy, lives in a hospital. Neither the doctors nor his parents have the courage to tell him the truth. After listening in to a conversation, he finds out he only has a few weeks to live. Furious, he refuses to speak to anyone except straight-talking Rose, who delivers pizza to the hospital.

Welcome [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Lioret, Philippe, 1955-
Publisher Film Movement, c2010.
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE WEL
Summary A 17-year-old Kurdish refugee has struggled his way in Europe in an attempt to unite with his girlfriend, who has emigrated to England. When he is stopped in France, he decides to swim the English Channel to complete his journey. The Berlin Wall: 75-year-old man attempts to re-build the Berlin Wall.

Shinobi [DVD videorecording] : heart under blade

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Hisamatsu, Takeo.
Publisher Funimation, 2010.
2 videodiscs (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP SHI
Summary Two Japanese clans that are ancient enemies have been forbidden to fight. The heirs to these clans have fallen in love, to their families' horror. When tragedy strikes this love-struck couple, will a final battle make them stronger or pull them apart? This title has been repackaged.

Burnt by the sun 2 [DVD videorecording] : Predstoyanie = Utomlennye solnt͡sem 2

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Mikhalkov, Nikita,
Publisher Studii͡a Monolit : Central Partnership, [2010] ©2010
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (180 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN RUS BUR 2
Summary "Burnt by the Sun 2: a Russian drama film directed by and starring Nikita Mikhalkov. It is the sequel to Mikhalkov's 1994 film Burnt by the Sun. In the end of the previous movie, Burnt by the Sun, the main protagonist general Kotov was executed by NKVD. But, according to the new movie, he was sent to a labor camp instead. As Nazi Germany invades Soviet Union, Kotov, along with his few surviving camp-fellows, is drafted to a penal military unit, to fight against invading Germans. Two sub-plots also deal with the adventures of Kotov's daughter Nadya and Kotov's nemesis Mitya"--Summary from Amazon.com (10/18/2010).

Alag [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Mirza, Dia.
Publisher Subi Samuel Movies Pvt. Ltd. ; Marketed by Viva Entertainment, [200?].
1 videodisc (123 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND ALA
Summary He should have died, but survived to become --special. She was caring and compassionate and became his friend, making their relationship --special. Now the world is intrigued by his power, and wants to probe what makes him --special.

Achanak [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Malhotra, Naresh.
Publisher Eros International Ltd., [200-?]
1 videodisc (155 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND ACH
Summary Arjun lives in a close, loving family. After he falls in love with Pooja, his brother is killed in a freak accident by his wife, but Pooja is convicted of the crime. Arjun helps her escape, and then together they are on the run from the law.

Belle de jour [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Buñuel, Luis, 1900-1983
Publisher Miramax Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Buena Vista Home Video, [200-?]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE BEL
Summary Subtle, erotic film about a wealthy young surgeon's wife who indulges her masochistic fantasies by working as a part-time prostitute in a Paris brothel.

Khullam khulla pyaar karen [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Sharma, Tutu.
Publisher Eros International, [200-?]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (160 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND KHU

The African Queen [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Huston, John, 1906-1987.
Publisher Castaways Pictures, [200-?]
1 videodisc : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR AFR
Summary Thrown together at the outset of World War I, the spinster sister of a British missionary and the derelict captain of the launch, The African Queen, determine to pilot the boat down an unchartered river in an effort to destroy a German gunboat which prevents invasion by British forces. Setting: German East Africa in 1914.

Brideshead revisited [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Jarrold, Julian.
Publisher [2009]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 133 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI BRI
Summary A Londoner of lower class befriends and begins a romantic relationship with an aristocrat that becomes complicated when the aristocrat introduces his new friend to his sister.

Tell no one [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Attal, Alain.
Publisher MPI Home Video [distributor], [2009]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (125 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE TEL
Summary Eight years after the heinous murder of his wife, pediatrician Alex Beck still grieves for his beloved wife, Margot. When two bodies are uncovered near where Margot's body was found, the police reopen the case and Alex becomes a suspect again. The mystery deepens when Alex receives an anonymous e-mail with a link to a video clip that seems to suggest Margot is somehow still alive.

Gomorrah [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Procacci, Domenico, 1960-
Publisher Criterion Collection, c2009.
[Widescreen]
2 videodiscs (137 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA GOM
Summary Don Ciro is a timid middleman, who distributes money to the families of imprisoned clan members. One day he is ambushed by two angry clan members with an obvious grudge against their fellows. He later offers to defect to their side and leads them to the location where he is given the money for distribution. Totò is a 13-year-old grocery delivery boy who observes some drug dealers ditching some drugs and a gun when running from the police. He returns the items to the gang, who take him in. When a gang member is killed in a drive-by, they decide to exact retribution on Maria, whose son has joined a secessionist gang. Roberto is a graduate who works in toxic waste management. His boss, Franco, illegally dumps the waste in disused mines. During an operation, a drum of toxic chemicals is accidentally spilt on a driver and Franco refuses to call an ambulance. Pasquale is a haute couture tailor who takes a night-job training Chinese garment workers. His secret work is discovered nonetheless, and on a ride home two gunmen on a scooter open fire on the car. Marco and Ciro are two cocky wannabe gangsters who spy Camorra gangsters hiding a stash of weapons and decide to steal the weapons. The angry gangsters find them and threaten to kill them if they don't return the weapons within a day. Later, they are ambushed and killed.

The human condition [DVD videorecording] = Ningen no jōken

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Gomikawa, Junpei, 1916-1995. Ningen no jōken.
Publisher Criterion Collection, 2009.
Widescreen version.
4 videodiscs (574 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP HUM
Summary Tells of the journey of the well-intentioned yet naive Kaji from labor camp supervisor to Imperial Army soldier to Soviet POW. Constantly trying to rise above a corrupt system, Kaji time and again finds his morals an impediment rather than an advantage.

Katyn [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Wajda, Andrzej, 1926-2016
Publisher Koch Lorber Films : distributed by E1 Entertainment, 2009.
[Widescreen]
1 videodisc (121 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POL KAT
Summary Dramatization of the massacre of 20,000 people (interned Polish officers as well as civilians accused of treason by the occupying Soviet forces) by the Soviet secret police at Katyń in the spring of 1940, and the cover-up that followed. Follows the fictional stories of four families, separated from one another in the confusion of September 1939, when the Soviets and Germans invaded Poland, through the Soviet occupation in 1945 when the truth of the massacre gets suppressed.

Sin nombre [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Kaufman, Amy J.
Publisher Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2009.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN SPA SIN
Summary Sayra is a beautiful young Honduran woman who joins her father and uncle on an odyssey to cross the gauntlet of the Latin American countryside en route to the United States. Along the way she crosses paths with El Casper, a teenage Mexican gang member, who is maneuvering to outrun his violent past and elude his unforgiving former associates.

The thief [DVD videorecording] = Vor

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Chukhraĭ, Pavel, 1946-
Publisher Olive Films, 2009.
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd. col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video cassette
Call Number FOREIGN FOR THI
Summary In 1946 a soldier fathers a child and dies before his birth. SIx years later, the mother and the child meet a handsome soldier in a train. An incredible story of many deceptions, heartbreaks and betrayals ensues.

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