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Tathastu [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Sinha, Anubhav.
Publisher Neha Arts ; Distributed in the U.S. by Viva Entertainment, 2006.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND TAT
Summary It is not everyday that a healthy eight year old collapses while playing cricket. Nor is it common that the eight year old would have a hole in his heart and need a heart transplant. It is not everyday that a factory worker has to raise lakhs of rupees to save his son's life. But this was not everyday. And this was not an everyday father. It was an extra-ordinary day and an ordinary man rose to become an extraordinary father. There is nothing more deadly than a father pushed too far...

My mother's smile [DVD videorecording] = L'ora di religione : il sorriso di mia madre

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Bellocchio, Marco, 1939-
Publisher New Yorker Video, [2006]
Letterboxed.
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA MY
Summary A celebrated painter receives a visit from a cardinal's assistant, who informs him that his mother could become a saint.

The best of youth [DVD videorecording] = La meglio gioventù

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Petraglia, Sandro
Publisher Miramax Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2006]
Widescreen.
2 videodiscs (ca. 368 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA BES
Summary Divided by politics but bonded by blood, Italian brothers Nicola and Matteo find their paths intersecting through some of the most tumultuous events in recent history. Produced for Italian television, but never broadcast; released theatrically instead.

Fateless [DVD videorecording] = Sorstalanság

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Koltai, Lajos.
Publisher Thinkfilm ; Distributed by KOCH Vision, [2006]
1 videodisc (ca. 140 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR FAT
Summary A teenage Jewish boy from Budapest finds himself in turmoil as Hitler's Final Solution becomes policy throughout Europe. Taken from his family and sent to a concentration camp, his existence becomes a surreal adventure in adversity in order to survive.

Doctor Who. The Daleks ; The edge of destruction [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Barry, Chris.
Publisher BBC Video ; Warner Home Video, c2006.
2 videodiscs (216 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI DOC
Summary Disc 1, The Daleks: The TARDIS lands in an alien, petrified jungle, beyond which is a mysterious, deserted city. The Doctor insists on exploring, but before long the crew begins experiencing the early effects of radiation poisoning. Disc 2, The edge of destruction: Something has caused the TARDIS console to explode in mid-flight, plunging the ship into darkness and rendering the crew unconscious. As they slowly recover, they find themselves suffering from loss of memory and odd headaches.

Two men went to war [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Henderson, John.
Publisher Indican Pictures, [2006], c2004.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI TWO
Summary This comedy drama is the true story of British Army dentists, Sgt. Peter King and Private Leslie Cuthbertson, a wet-behind-the-ears trainee, who, in 1942, stole a bag of grenades, two revolvers and a set of the best dental equipment that money could buy and went off to invade occupied France on their own, without permission!

Yesterday [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Kambule, Kenneth.
Publisher Home Box Office, [2006]
1 videodisc (ca. 95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR YES
Summary After falling ill, Yesterday learns that she is HIV positive. With her husband in denial and a young daughter to tend to, Yesterday's one goal is to live long enough to see her child go to school. Set against the awesome, harsh landscapes of South Africa.

Ushpizin [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Rand, Michal Bat-Sheva.
Publisher New Line Home Entertainment, c2006.
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR USH
Summary A heartwarming and light hearted look at the daily lives of ultra-Orthodox Jews learning, living and loving in modern-day Israel. The story of a family facing hardships who must rely on their faith for miracles to happen during the holiday season.

Delicatessen [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Jeunet, Jean-Pierre, 1955-
Publisher Miramax Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2006]
1 videodisc (ca. 100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE DEL
Summary In a futuristic society where meat is a rare commodity, a delicatessen serves up its customers as a nutritious replacement!

The quack [DVD videorecording] = Znachor

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Hoffman, Jerzy.
Publisher Polart Distribution, Inc., c2006.
Full screen version.
1 videodisc (132 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POL QUA
Summary A surgeon is abandoned by his wife and daughter. After a night of drinking he is beaten. Suffering from amnesia, he wanders from village to village, working at odd jobs. Working at a mill he takes it upon himself to help the owner's son, who desperately needs medical attention. Soon people stop by to see the famous quack.

Izobrazhai͡a zhertvu [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Serebrennikov, Kirill, 1969-
Publisher "Novye li͡udi" : "Vega prodakshn" : Federalʹnoe agentstvo po kulʹture i kinematografii , [2006?]
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN RUS IZO

Women's prison [DVD videorecording] = Zindān -i zanān

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Ḥikmat, Manīzhah.
Publisher First Run Features, [2006]
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR WOM
Summary Mitra, in prison for killing her violent stepfather, confronts new warden Tahereh on the eve of a riot, fearlessly challenging her dogmatic views - which, over time, begin to change.

Private [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Costanzo, Saverio.
Publisher Arab Film Distribution, c2006.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR PRI
Summary "Mohammad, his wife and their five children live in a large, isolated house located mid-way between a Palestinian village and an Israeli settlement. Viewed as a strategic lookout point, the house is forcefully taken over by Israeli soldiers, who confine Mohammad and his family to a few downstairs rooms in daytime and a single room at night"--Container.

Doctor Who. An unearthly child [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Hussein, Waris, 1938-
Publisher BBC Video ; Warner Home Video, [2006]
1 videodisc (ca. 95 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI DOC
Summary Susan Foreman is a mystery to teachers. Their curiosity leads them to follow her home one night, only to find that her home appears to be a deserted junkyard. In the junkyard, they discover an old police box, and a strange old man.

Running on karma [DVD videorecording] = Da zhi lao

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by To, Johnny.
Publisher Tai Seng Entertainment [distributor], c2006.
Special ed., widescreen version.
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI RUN
Summary Biggie has the special gift of seeing into people's past lives. He used to be a Buddhist monk until he left the monastery following his childhood friend's brutal murder. He meets rookie cop Yee and uses his gift to help her track down his friend's murderer.

To the left of the father [DVD videorecording] = Lavour arcaica

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Carvalho, Luiz Fernando.
Publisher Kino International, [2006]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (172 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POR TO
Summary Focuses on the relationship between a young man, André, and his religious but caring family. After running away from his Lebanese-Brazilian abode, André has to confront Pedro, the older brother determined to convince him to return to the protective care of his parents. Torn apart by an unresolved incestuous past with his younger sister, Ana, Pedro has to choose between a life of utopian freedom, removed from all past connections, or re-engagement with strict patriarchal norms by returning to his religious family.

Nineteen hundred [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Bertolucci, Bernardo
Publisher Paramount Pictures, c2006.
Two-disc collector's ed.
2 videodiscs (315 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA NIN
Summary Two boys are born in Parma, Italy on the day of composer Giuseppe Verdi's death in 1901. Alfredo Berlinghieri is the son of a wealthy landowner and Olmo Dalco is the son of a poverty-stricken peasant who becomes a communist and labor organizer. Though the boys are childhood friends, they increasingly come into conflict as adults as Alfredo panders to the increasingly powerful fascists while Olmo fights relentlessly against Mussolini's followers.

Crazy stone (DVD) [videorecording].

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Tao, Guo.
Publisher Intercontinental Video Limited, 2006.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (ca. 106 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI CRA
Summary China's answer to Ocean's Eleven: a group of bumbling thieves, the mob, and a mischievous security guard are all intent on getting their hands on a precious jewel. A fast-paced, wise-cracking caper comedy.

Pot͡seluĭ babochki [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Bezrukov, Sergeĭ, 1973-
Publisher Telekanal "Rossii͡a" : T͡sentral Partnership : Distributed by DVD Russ LLC, c2006.
1 videodisc (ca. 95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN RUS POT
Summary A young and wealthy industrial espionage specialist Nikolai Orlanov lives carelessly until the moment when he gets involved with a Chinese girl who is connected to the Chinese mafia.

Triumph of the will [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Riefenstahl, Leni.
Publisher Synapse Films, c2006.
Special ed.
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER TRI
Summary A pictorial record of the sixth Nazi congress at Nuremberg, and a controversial propaganda film on Nazi Germany. Shows troops of Hitler youth at play, ranks of laborers, parades of storm troopers, close-ups of Hitler, etc., creating a mystical, primitive union between the dictator and his followers and exalting Nazi unity in Germany. Records major policy speeches by Goebbels, Goering, Streicher, Himmler and Hess.

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