Foreign Films

Underground [DVD videorecording]

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

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]

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]

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

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].

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.

Kash aap hamare hote [DVD videorecording] = Wish you were mine

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
by Babbar, Raj.
Publisher Video Sound, 2003.
1 videodisc (143 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND KAS
Summary An orphaned Indian girl who was raised by her father's friend is sent to the West when she reaches maturity. When she is taken in by an illegal immigrant, their pasts stand in the way of their growing love.

Wire in the blood. Mermaids singing [DVD videorecording].

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
by Green, Robson.
Publisher Lance Entertainment, Inc., 2003.
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI WIR
Summary Psychologist Dr. Tony Hill is called upon to help the police solve a series of brutal murders in the northern English town of Bradfield.

The cuckoo [DVD videorecording] = Kukushka

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
by Selyanov, Sergei, 1955-
Publisher Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2003], c2002.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN RUS CUC
Summary In a land torn apart by war, two men on opposite sides are about to find out they have one thing in common. Wounded and emotionally tortured, they are taken in by Anni, a young war widow. None of them understands the others' languages, but it doesn't seem to matter. After a hard day at work on Anni's farm, who needs words?

White [DVD videorecording] = Three colors, white

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
by Zamachowski, Zbigniew.
Publisher Miramax Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2003].
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE WHI
Summary Last in a trilogy of films (Trois couleurs = Three colors) by director Krzysztof Kieslowski, White presents the mysterious tale of a man whose life disintegrates when his beautiful wife of six months deserts him. Forced to begin anew, he rebuilds his life, only to plan a dangerous scheme of vengeance against her.

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

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
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.

Out of control [DVD videorecording]

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:24
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.

Satin rouge [DVD videorecording]

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 10:12
by Amari, Raja.
Publisher Zeitgeist Video, [2003]
Anamorphic digitally transferred version, widescreen version.
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR SAT
Summary A Tunisian widow embarks on a journey of self-discovery when she investigates a suspected liaison between her headstrong teenaged daughter and a cabaret musician, and is drawn into the world of cabaret belly dancers and nocturnal pleasure-seekers.

Flickering lights [DVD videorecording] = Blinkende lygter

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 10:12
by Magnusson, Tivi.
Publisher Vanguard Cinema, [2003], c2001.
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR FLI
Summary Four childhood buddies, whose only redeeming value is that they only know how to mess up any crime they try to commit. These buddies, dispatched by a mob boss to rob a diplomat, decide to take the money and run. After their van breaks down, they decide to take refuge in an abandoned building. Their leader, tired of being a criminal, decides to buy the building and open a restaurant and somehow they manage to unite and are able to turn their lives around.

Taj Mahal [DVD videorecording] : a monument of love

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 09:15
by Khosla, Robin.
Publisher Eros Multimedia ; Eros Entertainment, c2000.
1 videodisc (142 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND TAJ
Summary In the 1600's, Khurram, son of the Mughal Emperor, marries his beloved Arjumand. After he ascends the throne as Shah Jahan, she dies carrying his child, so he builds a monument of love to her memory --the Taj Mahal.

A man called Ove [DVD videorecording] = En man som heter Ove

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Rune, Annica Bellander,
Publisher Music Box Films, [2016] ©2016
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR MAN
Summary Ove, a grumpy, isolated retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife's grave, decides to give up on life until an unlikely friendship develops with a boisterous young family that moves in next door.

Our little sister [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Koreeda, Hirokazu, 1962-
Publisher Sony Pictures Classics, [2016]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP OUR
Summary Three sisters, Sachi, Yoshino and Chika, live together in the city of Kamakura, Japan. When their father, absent from the family home for the last fifteen years, dies, they travel to the countryside for his funeral and meet their shy, teenage half sister. Bonding quickly with the orphaned Suzu, they invite her to live with them. Suzu eagerly agrees and a new life of joyful discovery begins for the four siblings.

Lucky [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Luthra, Avie.
Publisher Film Movement, [2013]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR LUC
Summary A 10-year-old South African orphan leaves his Zulu village to make his own life in the city, only to find no one will help him, except a formidable Indian woman.

Moskva slezam ne verit [DVD videorecording] = Moscow doesn't believe in tears

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Chernykh, Valentin, 1935-
Publisher "Krupnyĭ Plan" : Close-Up International, 2007.
Full screen version.
1 videodisc (142 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN RUS MOS
Summary The life stories of three friends, Antonina, Liudmila, and Yekaterina, who go to the huge and often impersonal city of Moscow in the hopes of making their dreams come true.

The motorcycle diaries [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Salles, Walter.
Publisher Universal, c2005.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (127 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN SPA MOT
Summary An inspirational adventure, based on the true story of two young men whose thrilling and dangerous road trip across Latin America becomes a life-changing journey of self-discovery.

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