Foreign Films

Doctor Who. The snowmen [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 19:11
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?

A little bit of freedom [DVD videorecording] = Kleine Freiheit

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 19:04
by Winckler, Henner.
Publisher Distributed by Facets Video, c2003.
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER LIT
Summary Baran, a Kurdish teen from Turkey, makes bicycle deliveries for a kebab shop while trying to outwit the authorities who have refused him political asylum. He strikes up a friendship with another outsider, an illegal African immigrant who deals drugs to get by. Trouble begins after Baran loses his low profile status because the kebab-stand owner's daughter sets her sights on him.

Forecast for tomorrow [DVD videorecording] = Pogoda na jutro

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 19:04
by Stuhr, Jerzy.
Publisher Telewizja Polska ; [distributed by] Pegaz, [2003]
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POL FOR
Summary A man, after having abandoned his family to live in a monastery, goes back into the world after seventeen years.

Salaam Bombay! [DVD videorecording]

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 19:04
by Syed, Shafiq.
Publisher MGM Home Entertainment, 2002.
World films special ed.; Widescreen.
1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND SAL
Summary Krisha, a ten year old boy, has been abandoned in Bombay by his mother. He tries to earn money to go home while he lives in the streets.

Boy & the world [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 18:58
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.

Amour fou [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 18:58
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.

Beloved sisters [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 18:58
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.

Leviathan [DVD videorecording] = Leviafan

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 18:58
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.

'71 [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 18:58
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]

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 18:58
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.

Timbuktu [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 18:58
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.

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

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 18:36
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]

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 18:36
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.

Agatha Christie's Poirot. The movie collection set 2 [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 18:36
by Suchet, David.
Publisher Distributed by Acorn Media, ©2003.
3 videodiscs (309 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Visual Materials
Call Number FOREIGN BRI POI 2
Summary "Detective extraordinare! The incomparable Hercule Poirot cracks his most challenging cases in three movie-length episode from the popular TV series. David Suchet portrays Agatha Christie's brilliant Belgian sleuth in the acclaimed British production, brimming with fascinating characters, elegant 1930s period detail and bone-dry wit. As seen on PBS and A&E." -- Back of container.

Dhoop [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 18:36
by Chaudhary, Ashwini.
Publisher Venus Records and Tapes Ltd. ; Rainbow Films USA, 2003.
Wide screen [ed.]
1 videodisc (130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND DHO
Summary The story of the parents of a young captain who is killed in the war in Kargil and how they deal with his death.

Tokyo story [DVD videorecording] = Tōkyō monogatari

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 18:36
by Ozu, Yasujirō, 1903-1963.
Publisher Criterion Collection, 2003.
2 videodiscs (136 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP TOK
Summary When an aging couple journeys to visit with their adult children and family they find they are an intrusion on the younger generation's life style.

A brief vacation [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 18:36
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

El faro [DVD videorecording]

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 18:26
by Mignogna, Eduardo, 1940-2006.
Publisher Venevision, [2004]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN SPA FAR
Summary Two sisters survive a car crash that kills their parents and siblings. Only having each other, they face the uncertain future that awaits them.

Die Bluthochzeit [DVD videorecording] = The wedding party

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 18:21
by Deruddere, Dominique.
Publisher TLA Releasing, [2007], c2005.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER WED
Summary Mark and Sophie are getting married at a beautiful enclosed chateau. When the thick-headed owner and groom's maniacal father go head to head over an appetizer, "till death do us part" takes on a whole new meaning.

Red [DVD videorecording] = Trois couleurs. Rouge = Three colors. Red

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 18:21
by Jacob, Irène.
Publisher Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2003].
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (99 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE RED
Summary A seductive story of forbidden love and the unknowable mystery of coincidence as a young model meets an unusual stranger.

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