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Raja [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Doillon, Jacques, 1944-
Publisher Film Movement ; Distributed by RB, [2004], c2003.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE RAJ
Summary Raja is a nineteen year old orphan literally and figuratively scarred by life. Fred is an emotionally bankrupt westerner living amid his plush gardens and palm trees. Set against the backdrop of contemporary Marrakech, Raja is a cross-cultural drama about a wealthy middle-aged Frenchman's complex relationship with a local youth. Fred's attempts to seduce Raja, and their mutual attempt at manipulation, are fractured by their gross disparity of income, age and cultural sophistication.

Long life, happiness and prosperity [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Shum, Mina.
Publisher Film Movement ; Distributed by RB Pub., 2004.
[Widescreen].
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI LON
Summary The story of Kin, a young divorced mother raising her 12-year-old daughter, Mindy. When Mindy sets her sights on finding her mother a new boyfriend by using ancient Chinese magic, the results are unexpected, funny, and heart-warming.

Persona [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Bergman, Ingmar, 1918-2007.
Publisher MGM Home Entertainment, c2004.
Special ed.
1 videodisc (83 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR PER
Summary A famous actress is stricken with psychosomatic dumbness and is placed under a nurse's care in an isolated house, where the two gradually assume each other's personalities.

Viva Laldjérie [DVD videorecording] = Viva Algeria

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Moknèche, Nadir.
Publisher Film Movement ; Distributed by RB Pub., [2004]
[Widescreen ver.]
1 videodisc (113 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE VIV
Summary "Three women: a mother, her daughter, and a prostitute have been living in a hotel in the center of town amid creeping fundamentalism. Goucem, the daughter, has chosen a modern, emancipated life, spending steamy weekends in nightclubs. Fifi, her faithful friend, prostitutes herself under the thumb of a local protector. Papicha, the mother, eats pizzas in front of the television, torn between fear and nostalgia"--Container.

Inteqam [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Parashar, Panjar.
Publisher Eros Entertainment, c2004.
1 videodisc (132 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND INT
Summary Rohit and Meghina have won scholarships to the College of Fashion and Design in Dalhousie, but they become involved in murder and with many crazy characters when they leave Bombay.

Twilight samurai [DVD videorecording] = Tasogare seibei.

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Fujisawa, Shūhei, 1927-1997. Tasogare Seibei.
Publisher Empire Pictures, [2004]
1 videodisc (129 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP TWI
Summary Set during the Bakumatsu period (mid 19th century) a low-ranking samurai is forced to choose service over love.

Chokher Bl̃i [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Ghosh, Rituparno.
Publisher Rainbow Films USA, c2004.
Hindi & Bengali ver., Widescreen.
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND CHO
Summary A young widow, Binodini, refuses to accept her oppressed status, and seeks to divide and conquer a household containing three other young people.

The way we laughed [DVD videorecording] = Così ridevano

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Cecchi Gori, Vittorio.
Publisher New Yorker Video, [2004?]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA WAY
Summary Two brothers emigrate to Turin to escape the poverty of their Sicilian hometown. The story unfolds over a period of six years. The older brother has the desire to see his brother, Pietro, become a school teacher. Giovanni makes tremendous sacrifices, unaware that Pietro is squandering his money given to him and skipping school.

Take care of my cat [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Oh, Ki-Min.
Publisher Kino on Video, [2004]
Wide screen.
1 videodisc (ca. 112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR TAK
Summary This film tenderly and unsentimentally charts the paths of four modern South Korean women as they navigate the hazards of young adulthood.

The return [DVD videorecording] = Vozvrashchenie

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Zvi͡agint͡sev, Andreĭ, 1964-
Publisher Kino on Video, [2004]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN RUS RET
Summary Having a fatherless childhood, young brothers Andrei and Ivan have grown closer than most siblings. But when they least expect it, the father the boys have never known returns. Under the cool midnight sun of a coastal Russian summer, the boys eagerly hop into a car for a fishing trip with a complete stranger they absolutely need to believe is their father. As they travel deep into the wilderness, their journey devolves from vacation to boot camp to father-son love triangle and ultimately to a test of wills that ispushed to the brink of violence.

Springtime in a small town [DVD videorecording] = Xiao cheng zhi chun

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Tian, Zhuangzhuang.
Publisher Palm Pictures, [2004]
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI SPR
Summary In South China, it's the spring of 1946, less than a year since the defeated Japanese withdrew from China. A young woman languishes on the bomb-damaged walls of the small town. The sound of a distant train whistle triggers thoughts of escape.

Masti [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Kumar, Indra.
Publisher Eros Entertainment, [2004]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (167 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND MAS
Summary Three friends, disillusioned by marriage, agree to have as many affairs as possible and then to meet and exchange notes but they unwittingly become involved with a mysterious plot and a suspicious police inspector.

Mademoiselle [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Godeau, Patrick.
Publisher Distributed by Synkronized USA, c2004
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE MAD
Summary Claire is a young woman who leads a somewhat subdued life. A medical representative for a pharmaceutical lab, she has a husband, two children, and certain happiness. Pierre is an improviser, not an actor. He lives from hand to mouth by entertaining at seminars and company conventions with two colleagues. The two meet and for 24 hours, they brush against each other, flirt with each other, talk to each other. The brief encounter has them acting on the spur of the moment.

Scenes from a marriage [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Bergman, Ingmar, 1918-2007.
Publisher Criterion Collection, 2004.
Special ed.
3 videodiscs (ca. 466 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR SCE
Summary An inside look at the events leading to the disintegration of what everyone considered to be a perfect marriage.

Ikiru [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Motoki, Sōjirō
Publisher Criterion Collection, c2004.
Special ed., Standard format.
2 videodiscs (143 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP IKI
Summary Discovering that he is in the terminal stages of cancer, a clerk spends his last months in search of the meaning to life. After his pursuit of pleasure has failed, he finds self-realization in bringing about the building of a children's playground in the slums and dies quietly fulfilled.

Attractive male seeking woman-- [DVD videorecording] = Atrakcyjny pozna panią--

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Rębacz, Marek.
Publisher MGE, c2004.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POL ATT
Summary Crazy story of an old bachelor who, after his sister's journey to America, decides to change something in his life. His friends admonish him to put a matrimonial ad in a newspaper. But even if he dreams about a girl from Playboy magazine cover, it soon appears that a few old women from the neighborhood want to make a similar change.

The music room [DVD videorecording] = Jalasāgara = Jalsaghar

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Ray, Satyajit, 1921-1992.
Publisher Angel Video, c2004.
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND MUS
Summary A declining nobleman sits in his once-great house, now decaying, and reminisces on his past life and his great parties as well as the loss of his son and wife. His inability to adapt to and cope with changing times has made him into a recluse. He tosses away all his money in one last party and dies in a fall from a horse.

Bon voyage [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Pétin, Michèle.
Publisher Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment : Sony Pictures Classics, [2004]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE BON
Summary Following the premiere of her latest picture Viviane finds herself with a dead man in her apartment. Frédéric is a writer who's been falsely accused of murder, thanks to Viviane. Viviane has fled Paris for Bordeaux with a cabinet minister, and once Frédéric escapes from prison, he is not far behind. Once they reach Bordeaux, which is in chaos, they become entangled in a plot involving a physicist, his endlessly resourceful assistant, an amiable ex-con, a shady reporter and several bottles of heavy water that absolutely, positively must not fall into the hands of the occupying Germans.

Firefly dreams [DVD videorecording] = Ichiban utsukushii natsu

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Kaneda, Kazuaki.
Publisher Distributed by Wellspring Media, [2004]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP FIR
Summary Naomi is a normal teenager who loves clubbing with her friends. One day, her mother left the family to be with her new lover. Her shattered father sends Naomi off for the summer to work at his sister's country inn. It quickly becomes apparent that she is not cut out for the service industry and her aunt asks her to tend to the aging neighbor, Mrs. Koide, who is slowly succumbing to Alzheimer's. Having fond memories of the place, Naomi agrees. Though Mrs. Koide does not remember her, Naomi enjoys her direct manner and the stories from Mrs. Koide's youth.

Chhota chetan [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Jijo.
Publisher Madhu Entertainment & Media Pvt. LTD. ; Rainbow Films, [2004]
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND CHH
Summary A fantasy adventure about three children, a haunted house, a spirit and a buried treasure.

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