Foreign Films

In the city of Sylvia [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Guerin, José Luis.
Publisher Cinema Guild, [2011]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE IN
Summary A young artist searches the winding streets of Strasbourg in search of an old love. While sketching the beautiful women he sees around him at an outdoor cafe, he believes he sees the woman he met several years earlier. He sets off to find her, dashing down city streets and hoping to finally capture his lost love.

Max Manus [DVD videorecording] : man of war.

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Hennie, Aksel, 1975-
Publisher Music Box Films, 2011.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (113 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR MAX
Summary An explosive, adrenaline-pumping thrill ride and the tale of one man's heroic actions in the line of duty. Based on the true story of World War II saboteur Max Manus and his personal struggles.

Illegal [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Masset-Depasse, Olivier.
Publisher Film Movement ; Distributed by RB Media, [2011]
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE ILL
Summary Tania is a former teacher from Russia, living illegally in Belgium with her 14-year-old son, Ivan. One day, they are stopped on the street for a routine check by the police; Tania is arrested and placed in an immigration detention center for women, while Ivan manages to escape. Threatened with imminent deportation and fearful for Ivan's fate, Tania embarks on a harrowing journey, determined to preserve her dignity and find her son.

En ganske snill mann [DVD videorecording] = A somewhat gentle man

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Moland, Hans Petter.
Publisher Strand Releasing, c2011.
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR SOM
Summary Ulrik is a somewhat gentle man, as far as gangsters go. Reluctantly back on the streets following a stint in prison, Ulrik's boss greets him with open arms and a plan to settle an old score. With a demented sense of professional pride, Ulrik's boss sets in motion a plan to right the wrong done to his star employee. The problem is, Ulrik would rather go about his own business, however mundane, than get involved with his ragtag colleagues again.

A summer in La Goulette [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Boughedir, Ferid, 1944-
Publisher Kino International, c2011.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR SUM
Summary The year is 1967 in La Goulette, a small harbor town in the suburbs of Tunis where various cultures have lived together for ages in effortless harmony. Youssef, Jojo, and Giuseppe are as inseparable as their three 16-year-old daughters, Meriem, Gigi, and Tina. In a fit of teenage provocation, the three girls swear that they will lose their virginity by the day of the procession of the Madonna. To make matters worse, each of them has her eyes on a boy of a different religion.

Ip Man 2 [DVD videorecording] : legend of the grandmaster

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Ye, Weixin.
Publisher Well Go USA, 2011.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI IP2
Summary New in Hong Kong, Ip Man must prove himself to the local martial arts masters before he is allowed to open his Wing Chun style martial arts academy.

Baarìa [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Tornatore, Giuseppe, 1956-
Publisher Image Entertainment, 2011.
[Widescreen format].
1 videodisc (151 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA BAA
Summary Grand-scale, semi-autobiographical portrait of life and love over three generations in a small town in Sicily. Set against the background of major events in the history of 20th century Italy.

Army of crime [DVD videorecording] = Armée du crime

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Guédiguian, Robert, 1953-
Publisher Lorber Films, c2011.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (138 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE ARM
Summary In Paris, 1941, Armenian poet Missak Manouchian leads a motley crew of foreign-born resistance fighters in clandestine battle against the Nazi occupation. An initially reluctant Manouchian and his team must resort to guerilla tactics and radical measures in the name of liberty. News of their daring attacks, including the assassination of an SS general, eventually reaches Berlin.

Letters to Father Jacob [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Härö, Klaus.
Publisher Olive Films, c2011.
[Widescreen]..
1 videodisc (75 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR LET
Summary Leila, who's serving a life sentence for murder, is pardoned and offered a job in a secluded parsonage reading and composing letters for Father Jacob, a blind priest. She reluctantly accepts the job and resents the man at first, but gradually grows to admire him for his positive outlook and his continued help to those seeking prayers and counsel. Two completely different lives are unexpectedly intertwined in this heartwarming tales of personal redemption.

A time for drunken horses [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Ghobadi, Bahman.
Publisher Lorber Films, c2011.
[Widescreen].
1 videodisc (75 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR TIM
Summary After their father dies, a family of five is forced to survive on their own in a Kurdish village on the border of Iran and Iraq. Matters are made worse when twelve-year-old Ayoub, the new head of the family, is told that his handicapped brother Madi needs an immediate operation in order to remain alive. The family must go to any length to survive in the harshest of conditions, where even the horses are fed liquor to get them to work.

Utomlennye solnt͡sem. T͡Sitadelʹ / 2, [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Mikhalkov, Nikita,
Publisher Russian Cinema Council, [2011] ©2011
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (158 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN RUS BUR 2
Summary "The final part of Mikhalkov's trilogy about Divisional Commander Kotov finds him returning home during World War II having been betrayed, narrowly escaped execution for treason and nearly reduced to dust in a prison camp. Only to discover that everything has changed and he will have to fight again for his name, for his honor, and for his love."--IMDb.com.

The Sicilian girl [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Amenta, Marco, 1970-
Publisher Music Box Films, 2010, c2008.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA SIC
Summary Dramatic retelling of the story of Rita Atria, a 17-year-old Sicilian girl whose father and brother were both Mafia members (and victims) who breaks the vow of silence that enshrouds that world, and gives evidence to famed anti-Mafia judge Paolo Borsellino. Her life is on the line from that moment on.

Skirt day [DVD videorecording] = La journée de la jupe

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Lilienfeld, Jean-Paul.
Publisher Cinema Epoch, c2010.
[Widescreen].
1 videodisc (87 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE SKI
Summary A fascinating psychological study and a socio-critical investigation. Sonia Bergerac is a teacher at a tough junior high. Despite the principal's warnings, she wears a skirt to work. She simply wants to teach her class but the insults are just too much. Scared and taking antidepressants, Sonia finds a gun in a bag belonging to one of her students. She takes her class hostage so she can finally teach a proper lesson on Moliere.

Everyone else [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Ade, Maren.
Publisher Cinema Guild, c2010.
1 videodisc (124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER EVE
Summary "A young couple's relationship is pushed to the brink while vacationing in the Mediterranean. On the surface, Chris and Gitti appear blissfully in love while enjoying the sun and sand of Sardinia. But as they spend more time together, their silly games and playful teasing begin to unmask hidden fears and desires. When they accidentally run into another, seemingly happier and more successful couple, the tensions between them erupt."--Container.

Micmacs [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Dussollier, André.
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2010.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE MIC
Summary First it was a mine that exploded in the Moroccan desert. Years later, it was a stray bullet that lodged in his brain. Bazil doesn't have much luck with weapons. Released from the hospital after his accident, Bazil is homeless. Luckily, he is taken in by a motley crew of junkyard dealers living in a veritable Ali Baba's cave. One day, while out walking, Bazil recognizes the logos of the weapons manufacturers that caused his misfortune, and sets out with his wacky friends to take revenge.

Let it rain [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Jaoui, Agnès.
Publisher IFC Films, c2010.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (99 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE LET
Summary Feminist writer Agathe returns to France to help her sister, Florence, sort out their deceased mother's affairs. While there, Agathe decides to test the political waters and run in a local election. She also agrees to be interviewed for a documentary about successful women by two blundering reporters. As romantic entanglements, class resentments, and the uncooperative weather intrude, Agathe's life hysterically unravels, and the bumbling filmmakers are there to capture it all.

Alamar [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by González-Rubio, Pedro.
Publisher Film Movement, [2010]
[Widescreen].
1 videodisc (73 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN SPA ALA
Summary "Jorge has only a few weeks before his five-year-old son Natan leaves to live with his mother in Rome. Intent on teaching Natan about their Mayan heritage, Jorge takes him to the pristine Chinchorro reef, and eases him into the rhythms of a fisherman's life. As the bond between father and son grows stronger, Natan learns to live in harmony with life above and below the surface of the sea.

Burnt by the sun 2 [DVD videorecording] : Predstoyanie = Utomlennye solnt͡sem 2

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Mikhalkov, Nikita,
Publisher Studii͡a Monolit : Central Partnership, [2010] ©2010
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (180 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN RUS BUR 2
Summary "Burnt by the Sun 2: a Russian drama film directed by and starring Nikita Mikhalkov. It is the sequel to Mikhalkov's 1994 film Burnt by the Sun. In the end of the previous movie, Burnt by the Sun, the main protagonist general Kotov was executed by NKVD. But, according to the new movie, he was sent to a labor camp instead. As Nazi Germany invades Soviet Union, Kotov, along with his few surviving camp-fellows, is drafted to a penal military unit, to fight against invading Germans. Two sub-plots also deal with the adventures of Kotov's daughter Nadya and Kotov's nemesis Mitya"--Summary from Amazon.com (10/18/2010).

Lennon naked [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Coulthard, Edmund.
Publisher Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc. ; Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, [2010]
[Widescreen].
1 videodisc (81 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI LEN
Summary One of the most enduring and enigmatic figures of the 20th century, John Lennon. One quarter of the 'Fab Four, ' peace activist, visual artist, and author, he was a man whose personal life was never short on drama, intrigue, and, eventually, conspiracy. Thirty years after his death, this film presents an inside look at the hugely popular musician as he moved from a Beatle to an icon.

Heartbreaker [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Chaumeil, Pascal.
Publisher IFC Films, c2010.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE HEA
Summary Alex is a romantic for hire. If your daughter or sister or friend is falling for the wrong man, Alex will get her to fall for him, watch her dump the loser, and then break her heart by walking away. She'll be sad but wiser and lucky to have avoided a bad relationship. It's a highly profitable business with one rule: don't fall in love. When Alex is hired to woo Juliette, he breaks her heart, and his own rule.

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