Foreign Films

Tokyo story [DVD videorecording] = Tōkyō monogatari

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 03:10
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.

Die Bluthochzeit [DVD videorecording] = The wedding party

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 03:01
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.

Agatha Christie's Poirot. The movie collection set 2

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 03:01
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]

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 03:01
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.

Agatha Christie's Poirot. The movie collection set 3

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 02:36
by Suchet, David.
Publisher Distributed by Acorn Media, ©2004.
3 videodiscs (309 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Visual Materials
Call Number FOREIGN BRI POI 3
Summary "Sleuth superb! Three spellbinding feature-length episodes from the hit TV series seen on PBS and A&E. David Suchet stars as Agatha Christie's incomparable sleuth, who roots out evil with old-fashioned brain power and a little help from his friends. Set in the Art Deco elegance of 1930s England, each mysterious adventure is a treat for the eyes and the intellect." -- Back of container.

Underground [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 02:18
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.

Earth & water [DVD videorecording] = Homa ke nero

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 02:18
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.

Pépé le Moko [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 02:18
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

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 02:18
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?

Ciao, professore [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 02:18
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]

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 02:18
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.

Chekhovian motifs [DVD videorecording]= Chekhovskie motivy

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 02:18
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]

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 02:18
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.

Piku [DVD videorecording] = Pīkū

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 02:11
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.

Spare parts [DVD videorecording]

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 02:11
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.

Baghban

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 01:48
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.

Out of control [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 01:48
by Asrani, Apurva.
Publisher Puja Films, c2003.
16x9 Anamorphic.
1 videodisc (128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video cartridge
Call Number FOREIGN IND OUT
Summary Indian boy goes to find his fortune in America. The twist comes when there he falls in love with a gori 'exotic' dancer and singer. In India his proud father however has found him a nice Indian ladki.

Koi-- mil gaya [DVD videorecording] = koī-- mila gay*a

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 01:48
by Roshan, Rakesh.
Publisher Yash Raj Films International Ltd. ; Yash Raj Films USA, c2003.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (170 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND KOI
Summary A mentally challenged young man finds the computer his dead father had used to contact extraterrestrials. With a friend, he follows on-screen instructions and bizarre events, including spaceships and aliens, occur.

Pan's Labyrinth [videorecording].

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 01:34
by Baquero, Ivana
Publisher The Criterion Collection, 2016.
Widescreen ed.
2 videodiscs (ca. 119 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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.

Fantastic planet [DVD videorecording]

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 01:15
by Laloux, René, 1929-2004,
Publisher The Criterion Collection, [2016]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (72 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert (16 panels : color illustrations ; folded to 19 cm)
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE FAN
Summary This futuristic story takes place on a faraway planet where blue giants rule, and oppressed humanoids rebel against the machine like leaders.

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