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Nói [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Dagur Kári, 1973-
Publisher Palm Pictures ; Distributed by Artisan Home Entertainment, [2004]
1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR NOI
Summary Seventeen-year-old Nói drifts through life on a remote fjord in the north of Iceland. In winter, the fjord is cut off from the outside world. The fjord is surrounded by ominous mountains and covered under a shroud of snow. Nói dreams of escaping from his white-walled prison with Iris, a city girl who works in a local gas station. Unfortunately, his clumsy attempts at escape spiral out of control and end in complete failure. Only a natural disaster will offer him a better world.

Buffalo boy [DVD videorecording] = Mua? len tra?u

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Nguyäên-Vỏ, Nghiêm-Minh, 1956-
Publisher First Run Features, [2004]
1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR BUF
Summary Set in rural 1940s Vietnam, a young man takes up with a rough band of nomadic buffalo herders and discovers freedom, violence, and love - but also secrets about his past that will change his life forever.

The architects [DVD videorecording] = Die Architekten

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Knauf, Thomas.
Publisher First Run Features, c2004.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER ARC
Summary The film depicts East German society's grinding down of Daniel Brenner, an idealistic architect in his late thirties. Daniel, like many others of his generation, is deeply frustrated by life under the old Communists but somehow tolerates it. Hired to design a miniature city on the fringes of Berlin, he fools himself into thinking that he can counteract the prevailing gloom with a cheerier, more innovative approach.

Asambhav [DVD videorecording] = The impossible

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Rai, Rajiv.
Publisher Eros Entertainment, c2004.
Anamorphic widescreen.
1 videodisc (146 min.) : sd., col ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND ASA
Summary The Indian army's best soldier battles terrorists who have kidnapped the president.

Alila [DVD videorecording] : [a day in the life of Israel]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Gitai, Amos, 1950-
Publisher Kino on Video, c2004.
1 videodisc (ca. 122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR ALI
Summary For the apartment dwellers, every action creates a ripple unknowingly felt by all. Goreous libertine Gabi's loud, violent trysts with her physically dominant, emotionally unavailable lover Hezi bring down the wrath of their disgusted neighbors. Mali reluctantly joins her neurotic ex-husband Ezra in his search for their army deserter son. Ezra's illegal construction site and undocumented immigrant workers in turn prompt the hermit Schwartz to relive the horrors of the Nazi death camps, as his Filipino campanion Linda helplessly looks on.

Lamerica [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Cecchi Gori, Mario.
Publisher Distributed by New Yorker Films, [2004]
1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA LAM
Summary After nearly half a century of communist rule, poverty stricken Albania falls subject to the invasion of two exploitive capitalists looking to prosper within the changing economy. As Albania's people try desperately to flee destitution, Gino and Fiore arrive from Italy with plans to use a makeshift manufacturing plant to front their next scam. Forced to name an Albanian as their company's acting "chairman", the two turn to Spiro - a prisoner of war for over fifty years - who emerges as the perfect pawn. When Spiro disappears, Gino finds himself on a journey that will ultimately reshape the integrity of his soul.

Yesterday [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Yun-Su, Jeong.
Publisher A.D. Vision, Inc. : ADV Films, [2004], c2002.
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR YES
Summary Set in the futuristic Inner City of a unified Korea circa 2020 A.D. Aseries of grisly murders propel an overworked police investigator and a celebrated forensics profiler into a nightmarish spiral of death and discovery.

Promises [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Shapiro, Justine.
Publisher New Yorker Video, [2004]
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR PRO
Summary Follows the journey of a filmmaker who travels in and around Jerusalem, from a Palestinian refugee camp to an Israeli settlement in the West Bank, where he meets seven Palestinian and Israeli children who exist in completely separate worlds, divided by physical, historical and emotional boundaries. Explores the natural boundaries and tells the story of a few children who dared to cross the lines to meet their neighbors. Seen through the eyes of the children - who although only living 20-minutes apart - live day-to-day obstacles differently that separate them deeply.

The man of the year [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Fonseca, José Henrique.
Publisher Film Movement ; Distributed by RB Pub., [2004]
1 videodisc (ca. 106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR MAN
Summary Maiquel (Murilo Benicio) has lost a bet and dyed his hair blond. This little event triggers a head-on collision with destiny in which Maiquel goes from nobody to hero to outlaw ll in 24 hours. Based on the award-winning novel by Patricia Melo "O Matador", this vibrant and brazen crime saga follows in the vein of recent Brazilian Cinema.

Hero [DVD videorecording] = Ying xiong

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Zhang, Yimou.
Publisher Miramax Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2004].
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 99 min.) : sd. col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI HER
Summary With supernatural skill and no fear, a nameless soldier embarks on a mission of revenge against the fearsome army that massacred his people. Now, to achieve the justice he seeks, he must take on the empire's most ruthless assassins and reach the enemy he has sworn to defeat.

Spiral [DVD videorecording] = Uzumaki

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Hatsune, Eriko, 1982-
Publisher Elite Entertainment, [2004?], c2000.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP SPI
Summary The inhabitants of a small Japanese seaside town come under the influence of a strange force that causes an obsession with spiral forms. One by one, the townspeople fall under its spell until they begin descending on a self-inflicted spiral of terror.

Bardaasht [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Niwas, E.
Publisher Venus Records & Tapes ; Marketed by Rainbow Films USA, p2004.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (160 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN31531002734256 IND BAR
Summary An ex-army officer who was dismissed for insubordination fights to bring to justice those responsible for his younger brother's death.

Mr. Kleks' triumph [DVD videorecording] = Tryumf pana Kleksa

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Matuszewski, Włodzimierz.
Publisher Studio Miniatur Filmowych ; Distributed by MGE, [2004]
Full screen.
1 videodisc (75 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POL MR
Summary "Tom, a young illustrator at "Fantasy World" magazine must deliver new, sensational comic strips or lose his job. One day while alone in his studio, he remembers a favorite childhood book and decides to make it a cartoon. His drawings magically come to life. Now he enters the animated world of fantasy, where he encounters one adventure after another as the evil Alojzy Bombel tries to lure Mr. Kleks and friends into a tricky trap"--Container.

Squint your eyes [DVD videorecording] = Zmruż oczy

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Jakimowski, Andrzej, 1973-
Publisher MGE Inc., 2004.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POL SQU
Summary The story of a spirited ten-year-old girl who has run away from her proudly affluent parents in town and finds grudging refuge with the slightly slovenly caretaker of an abandoned farm, an ex-teacher. A story of an adult man and a teenage girl's friendship, set in post-Communist Czech Republic.

Facing windows [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Özpetek, Ferzan.
Publisher Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2004]
Widescreen ver.
1 videodisc (ca. 107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA FAC
Summary Giovanna is a young working-class wife and mother, who has no time for the senile elderly man her husband has rescued from the streets. But as she uncovers the stranger's secrets, it unlocks a freedom within her heart she never expected; a freedom that will lead her to the arm of a neighbor she secretly adores, and to fulfillment her husband and family cannot provide.

I'm not scared [DVD videorecording] = Io non ho paura

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Salvatores, Gabriele.
Publisher Miramax Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2004].
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA IM
Summary While playing outside one day in a wheat field, nine-year-old Michele discovers Filippo, who is chained to the ground at the bottom of a hole. Michele witnesses town bad boy Felice nearby and suspects something bad is happening. Michele is unsure whom he should tell about his discovery, eventually spilling the tale to his closest friend. When Michele's parents learn of his discovery, they warn him to forget whatever he saw.

Benny Hill [DVD videorecording] : the naughty early years. Set one

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Hill, Benny, 1925-1992.
Publisher A&E : Distributed by New Video, c2004.
3 videodiscs (ca. 550 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI BEN
Summary These early Thames episodes are filled to the brim with Benny's brazen ballads, naughty pantomimes and politically incorrect silliness. His impish antics have a mainstream appeal frequently imitated, but Benny Hill remains unsurpassable as the cherubic King of Mischief. Known for hilariously turning the sketch variety show on its ear, Benny has charmed the world with his lusty mayhem ... and his flock of half-dressed women.

Falling angels [DVD videorecording] : [a nuclear family film]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Cass, Robin.
Publisher Film Movement ; RB Pub., [2004]
Widescreen ver.
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR FAL
Summary A story of three sisters coming of age in a wildly dysfunctional family in the 1960s.

Witnesses [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Bresan, Vinko.
Publisher RB Media [distributor, 2004], c2003.
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR WIT
Summary The stories of the people in a small town in the Balkans confronting ethnic hatred and deep moral ambiguities, focusing on the various character's viewpoints and the complexities of war and humanity.

The republic of love [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Mehta, Deepa, 1949-
Publisher RB Media, 2004.
1 digital videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR REP
Summary A romantic comedy about the barriers facing lovers in the 21st century.

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