Foreign Films

Rurouni Kenshin. [DVD videorecording] Part III, The legend ends

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 07:42
by Ōtomo, Keishi,
Publisher Funimation, [2017] ©2014
1 videodisc (134 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP RUR 3
Summary Rurouni Kenshin Part III takes place after Kenshin's confrontation with Shishio ends in defeat. Kenshin Himura awakens at the home of his old Master. With his mind set on revenge, he trains day and night to learn the final technique of his deadly fighting style. While he builds up his strength, Shishio and his army attack the coastline and force the new government to name Kenshin a wanted man.

Ip Man 3 [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 07:42
by Ye, Weixin,
Publisher Well Go USA Entertainment, [2016]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (105 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI IP3
Summary When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

Rurouni Kenshin [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 07:42
by Fujii, Kiyomi (Screenwriter),
Publisher Funimation, [2016] ©2016
1 videodisc (134 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP RUR 1
Summary In the wake of a brutal civil war, the legendary and feared killer Kenshin Himura throws down his sword and vows to turn his back on bloodshed. Choosing instead to live his life as a peaceful wanderer, Kenshin soon finds that the world around him is rapidly changing and not for the better. A sadistic drug lord, Kanryu, oppresses the people, poisoning them with opium and stealing what little they have left.

Rurouni Kenshin. [DVD videorecording] Part II, Kyoto inferno

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 07:42
by Ōtomo, Keishi,
Publisher Funimation, [2016] ©2014
1 videodisc (138 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP RUR 2
Summary Kenshin Himura goes up against pure evil Makoto Shishio who is attempting to overthrow the Meiji government. The fate of the country hangs in the balance as Kenshin Himura takes up the sword that he vowed to never draw again.

A day in the country [DVD videorecording] = Partie de campagne

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 07:42
by Braunberger, Pierre, 1905-1990,
Publisher The Criterion Collection, [2015]
Full screen.
2 videodiscs (41 minutes) : sound, black & white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert (folded to 19 cm.)
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE DAY
Summary A tenderly comic idyll about a city family's picnic in the French countryside and the romancing of the mother and grown daughter by two local men.

My old lady [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 07:42
by Horovitz, Rachael,
Publisher Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2015]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (108 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI MY
Summary When Mathias Gold arrives at the sumptuous Parisian apartment he inherited from his father, he's surprised that the property comes with two stubborn live-in tenants who are not required to leave according to an ancient French real estate law. Unable to sell the place, Mathias moves in with the feisty Englishwoman Mathilde and her daughter, Chloe. But as Mathias and Chloe draw increasingly closer, Mathilde unveils a complex labyrinth of secrets that unites the trio in unexpected ways.

Bahubali [DVD video recording]: the beginning

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 07:42
by Rājamauḷi, Es. Es., 1973-
Publisher [Publisher not identified], [2015] Dharma Productions / Reliance Home Videos & Games, [2015]
1 videodisc (159 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND BAH 1
Summary Raised in a remote tribal village, Shivudu grows up a carefree young man who relentlessly pursues is heart's desire. This leads him on an adventure to a completely unfamiliar territory. On this journey, he falls in love with Avantlka, a Nishada soldier.

The honorable woman [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 07:42
by Blick, Hugo,
Publisher [Publisher not identified], [2014] BBC ©2014
Widescreen.
3 videodiscs (468 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI HON
Summary Two siblings, Nessa and Ephra Stein, children of a zionist arms procurer, now run a foundation aiming to reduce the conflict through increasing Palestine's economic prosperity. When Nessa's foundation is about to announce a major business contract with a prominent Palestinian businessman, he is found dead in an apparent suicide. As doubt circles around his cause of death, an international investigation turns into a manhunt.

Guardians of the museum [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 07:42
by Arrowsmith, Gemma,
Publisher [Publisher not identified], [2014] BBC
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI GUA
Summary Three kids are given the challenge of a lifetime; to be let loose in the world's greatest museum after hours to unlock the mystery behind famous artifacts. It's not going to be easy and they must race through the museum and complete complex challenges and confront visions from the past in their quest for answers. What's more the halls are patrolled by evil spirits and security guards who must be avoided at all costs.

Doctor Who. The snowmen [DVD videorecording]

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 04:21
by Grant, Richard E., 1957-
Publisher BBC Worldwide ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2013.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI DOC
Summary Christmas Eve, 1892, and the falling snow is the stuff of fairytales. When the fairytale becomes a nightmare and a chilling menace threatens Earth, an unorthodox young governess, Clara, calls on the Doctor for help. But the Doctor is in mourning, reclusive and determined not to engage in the problems of the universe. As old friends return, will the Doctor really abandon humankind, or will he fight to save the world and Christmas from the icy clutches of this mysterious menace?

Boy & the world [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 04:04
by Abreu, Alê, 1971-
Publisher Universal Pictures, [2016]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (81 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POR BOY
Summary Cuca's cozy rural life in Brazil is shattered when his father leaves for the city. Determined to reunite his family, he embarks on a journey into civilization, where despite the harsh life and industrialized landscape, he finds that peoples' hearts continue to beat together in song.

Beloved sisters [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 04:04
by Graf, Dominik, 1952-
Publisher Music Box Films, [2015]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 171 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER BEL
Summary The story of an unconventional romance between two aristocratic sisters and rebellious poet, Friedrich Schiller, who took the European literary world by storm in the late eighteenth century. As the German Enlightenment flourishes in Weimar, vibrant Caroline von Beulwitz finds herself in an unhappy marriage to provide for her mother and shy younger sister Charlotte von Lengefeld. When both sisters fall for an outspoken writer, their desire ignites a journey of shared passion and creativity.

Timbuktu [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 04:04
by Sissako, Abderrahmane
Publisher Cohen Media Group, [2015]
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE TIM
Summary A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives, which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith, abruptly disturbed when they are forced to follow the new laws of their foreign occupants.

Leviathan [DVD videorecording] = Leviafan

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 04:04
by Zvi͡agint͡sev, Andreĭ, 1964-
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2015]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 141 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN RUS LEV
Summary Kolya lives in a small fishing town near the stunning Barents Sea in Northern Russia. He owns an auto-repair shop that stands right next to the house where he lives with his young wife Lilya and his son Roma. The town's corrupt mayor is determined to take away his business, his house, and his land.

Amour fou [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 04:04
by Hausner, Jessica
Publisher Film Movement, [2015]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (96 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER AMO
Summary Forever under-appreciated and melancholy, Heinrich is a young poet in Romantic Era Berlin who determines his best way out of despair is to end it all, and he sets about finding a woman to join him in his predetermined departure. Recently diagnosed with a terminal illness, the well-off but unremarkable Henrietta, fascinated by Heinrich's controversial "The Marquise of O," finds his offer intriguing, if a bit strange.

'71 [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 04:04
by Demange, Yann
Publisher Roadside Attractions LLC, [2015]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 99 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI SEV
Summary A British soldier is caught behind enemy lines in Belfast 1971. Unable to tell friend from foe, and increasingly wary of his own comrades, he must survive the night alone and find his way to safety through a disorienting, alien, and deadly landscape.

PK [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 04:04
by Hirani, Rajkumar
Publisher Reliance Home Video & Games, a division of Reliance Big Entertainment, [2015]
Widescreen.
2 videodiscs (approximately 153 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND PK
Summary A stranger in the city asks questions no one has asked before. Known only by his initials, P.K.'s innocent questions and childlike curiosity will take him on a journey of love, laughter and letting-go.

Diary of a chambermaid [DVD videorecording] = Journal d'une femme de chambre

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 03:30
by Jacquot, Benoît, 1947-
Publisher Cohen Media Group, [2016] Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE DIA
Summary Resentful young Parisian chambermaid Celestine finds herself exiled to a position in the provinces where she must humbly submit to the iron rules and pettiness of her high-handed bourgeois mistress while rebuffing the groping advances of Monsieur and contending with her fascination with the brooding gardener, Joseph.

Ma ma [DVD videorecording]

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 03:30
by Medem, Julio, 1958-
Publisher Oscilloscope Laboratories, [2016]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (111 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN SPA MA
Summary Just as Magda is diagnosed with breast cancer, she meets Arturo, a devoted husband and father in the midst of unspeakable loss. Their chance encounter leads both down a path of strength, grace, love, and rebirth.

A brief vacation [DVD videorecording]

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 03:10
by De Sica, Vittorio, 1901-1974.
Publisher Public Media, Inc. ; [distributed by] Home Vision Entertainment, c2003.
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA BRI

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