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The nightingale [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
by Li, Baotian, 1946-
Publisher Kino Lorber, [2016]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (100 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI NIG
Summary Two individuals explore the edge of traditional China. They also learn new values and the importance of family and tradition.

Run boy run. [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
by Danquart, Pepe,
Publisher Menemsha Films, [2016]
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POL RUN
Summary A superlative saga of courage and compassion, it tells the extraordinary true story of a Polish boy who seeks the kindness of others in his solitary struggle to outlast the Nazi occupation and keep alive his Jewish faith.

Pan's labyrinth [DVD video recording]

Foreign Films - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
by Toro, Guillermo del, 1964-
Publisher The Criterion Collection, [2016]
Criterion collection.
2 videodiscs (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded sheet.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN SPA PAN
Summary A dark fable set five years after the end of the Spanish Civil War. Eleven-year-old Ofelia comes face to face with the horrors of fascism when she and her pregnant mother are uprooted to the countryside, where her new stepfather, a sadistic captain in General Franco's army, hunts down Republican guerrillas who refuse to give up the fight. The violent reality in which she lives merges seamlessly with a fantastical interior world when Ofelia meets a faun in a decaying labyrinth.

Piku [DVD videorecording] = Pīkū

Foreign Films - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
by Sircar, Shoojit,
Publisher Reliance Home Video & Games, a division of Reliance Big Entertainment, [2015]
Widescreen.
2 videodiscs (approximately 125 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOR IND PIK
Summary A quirky comedy about the relationship between an aging father and his young daughter, living in a cosmopolitan city, dealing with each other's conflicting ideologies while being fully aware that they are each other's only emotional support.

Colosio, el asesinato [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
by Bolado, Carlos.
Publisher Gussi, c2012.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN SPA COL
Summary In March 1994, Luis Donaldo Colosio, PRI candidate for the presidency of Mexico, was shot after a political rally in the state of Tijuana.

A Christmas tale [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
by Caucheteux, Pascal.
Publisher Criterion Collection, [2009]
[Widescreen]
2 videodiscs (152 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE CHR
Summary Junon is the matriarch of the troubled Vuillard family, who come together at Christmas after she learns she needs a bone marrow transplant from a blood relative. The Vuillard's shared history of physical and mental illness, estrangement, self harm, and loss doesn't lead itself to the idea of a cheerful holiday season. Hopefully the Christmastime reunion, a scheme concocted by three of the youngest family members, will finally bring peace to their family.

Baghban

Foreign Films - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
by Bachchan, Amitabh, 1942-
Publisher Eros, [2006], ©2003.
Widescreen format.
1 videodisc (171 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND BAG
Summary At retirement, a father and mother go to live, separately, with their unwilling sons and their wives, only to find their children abusive and themselves having to depend upon the kindness of a stranger.

Spare parts [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
by Kozole, Damjan.
Publisher Film Movement ; Distributed by RB Media, [2005]
Widescreen ver.
1 videodisc (ca. 96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR SPA
Summary Hard-drinking, chain-smoking Ludvik spends his nights smuggling illegal refugees in his van from Croatia, across Slovenia, and into Italy. The young and inexperienced Rudi is his new assistant. Together they cope with life in a rundown town, home to the only nuclear power plant in former Yugoslavia.

El privilegio de amar [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
by Córcega, Miguel.
Publisher Televisa Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Xenon Pictures, [2005]
2 videodiscs (520 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN SPA PRI
Summary Luciana is kicked out of the house after becoming pregnant. When her baby is born, she leaves it on the doorstep of a convent. Twenty years later, she is a success in fashion and married to a TV star. Soon her daughter will come back into her life.

Doctor Who. The green death [DVD video recording]

Foreign Films - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
by Briant, Michael.
Publisher BBC Video ; Warner Home Video, [2005]
1 videodisc (approximately 153 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI DOC
Summary Story #69. The Doctor joins the Brigadier and Jo Grant in South Wales to investigate the death of a miner whose fatal disease has left his skin bright green.

Doctor Who. Pyramids of Mars

Foreign Films - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
by Russell, Paddy,
Publisher BBC Video ; Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, [2004]
1 videodisc (approximately 97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI DOC
Summary In one of the most popular episodes, an archaeological dig revives Sutekh, an ancient Egyptian god of destruction.

Ciao, professore [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
by Wertmüller, Lina.
Publisher Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Inc., 2003.
Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.85:1).
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA CIA
Summary The story of an upper-class teacher from conservative Northern Italy who, due to a computer error, finds himself teaching third-grade truants at a ramshackle school in the south.

Faustina [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
by Segda, Dorota.
Publisher Polart Distribution, 2003.
1 videodisc (75 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POL FAU
Summary In 2000, Sister Faustina was canonized as the first saint of the new millennium. This stirring and evocative film depicts her life, from her girlhood through miraculous healings and her evolution within the Catholic Church. Based on Faustina's spiritual diary.

Earth & water [DVD videorecording] = Homa ke nero

Foreign Films - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
by Karkanevatos, Panos.
Publisher Vanguard Cinema, [2003], c1999.
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR EAR
Summary Nicolas is a musician who is both good looking and spirited. Constantina is beautiful and falls in love with Nicholas the very first time they meet. Under pressure from her family, she must leave him, not telling him she is pregnant with his child. Somewhere on the border of dream and reality the young lovers try to preserve their love for one another in a world determined to tear them apart.

Underground [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
by Kusturica, Emir.
Publisher New Yorker Video, c2003.
Letterboxed version.
1 videodisc (167 min.) : sd., col. ; 3 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR UND
Summary A tragicomedy about love, friendship, betrayal, manipulation and lies. Deals with the conflicts of Yugoslav history of the past fifty years. The story starts from an underground manufacture of weapons of Belgrade, during WWII. The black marketeer who smuggles the weapons to partisans forgets to mention to the workers that the war is over, and they keep producing. 50 years later, they become suspicious, and break out of their underground "shelter"--Only to convince themselves that the guy was right: the war is still going on.

Chekhovian motifs [DVD videorecording]= Chekhovskie motivy

Foreign Films - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
by Muratova, Kira, 1934-
Publisher RUSCICO, c2003.
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN RUS CHE
Summary Tatiana Repina appears at her former lover's wedding, despite her recent suicide.

Night of the shooting stars [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
by Taviani, Paolo, 1931-
Publisher MGM/UA Home Entertainment, 2003.
Widescreen presentation.
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA NIG
Summary Depicts the final days of World War II in Italy, seen mostly through the eyes of a six-year-old girl.

Pépé le Moko [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
by Duvivier, Julien, 1896-1967.
Publisher Criterion Collection, [2003]
Full screen version.
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE PEP
Summary The notorious Pépé le Moko is a wanted man--women long for him, rivals hope to destroy him and the law is breathing down his neck at every turn. On the lam in the Casbah of Algiers, Pépé is safe from the police until a Parisian playgirl compels him to risk his life and leave its confines once and for all.

He loves me, he loves me not [DVD videorecording] = À la folie -- pas du tout

Foreign Films - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
by Gassot, Charles.
Publisher Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment, c2002.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (96 mins.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE HE
Summary Angelique, a young student, is in love with a married doctor. She tries to convince him to leave his pregnant wife. Is the love affair the one-sided obsession of a desperate woman clinging to a hopeless dream, and turning it into a nightmare when she realizes it may not come true?

On the banks of the Niemen [DVD videorecording].

Foreign Films - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
Publisher Facets Multimedia, c2003.
1 videodisc (160 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POL ON
Summary Romance and class struggles clash against a background of the 1863 uprising against Russin occupation. Based on the classic Polish novel The River Niemen by Eliza Orzeszkowa.

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