Foreign Films

John Rabe [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Gallenberger, Florian.
Publisher Strand Releasing, 2010.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (134 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER JOH
Summary Tells the story of a German businessman who rescued more than 200,000 Chinese during the Nanking Massacre in China by courageously negotiating a safety zone to protect innocent civilians from the Japanese Army. Drawing from John Rabe's 1937 diaries as source material, Florian Gallenberger has crafted a portrait of a man revered as a saint in China to this day and yet never rewarded for his courage during his lifetime.

The law [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Lollobrigida, Gina, 1928-
Publisher Oscillscope Laboratories, c2010.
2 videodiscs (ca. 121 min.) : sd., b & w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE LAW
Summary A beautiful young woman in a sleepy Italian village is desired by the son of a mobster, but she only has eyes for a handsome young engineer. Unfortunately, he is as poor as she is so Marietta decides to steal a dowry from their love nest. In so doing she exposes the town's biggest lies.

Taking father home [DVD videorecording] = Bei ya zi de nan hai

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Ying, Liang, 1977-
Publisher Typecast Releasing ; Tidepoint Pictures, c2010.
Full screen version.
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI TAK
Summary Xu Yun, a teenager from a remote village, travels to the big city of Zigong, Sichuan Province with only a basket of poultry on his back. His mission is to find and retrieve his errant father, who walked out on his family six years before.

Around a small mountain [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Castellitto, Sergio, 1953-
Publisher Cinema Guild, c2010.
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE ARO
Summary On a winding mountain road, Vittorio stops to help Kate, whose car has broken down. After gallantly making the repair, without a single word spoken, he speeds off. When their paths cross again, Vittorio learns that Kate has returned to join her family's traveling circus after leaving under mysterious conditions many years ago. Intrigued by her story, Vittorio stays for the show, and the next one, and little by little is integrated into the circus and the lives of its performers.

Mademoiselle Chambon [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Lindon, Vincent.
Publisher Kino Lorber, [2010].
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE MAD
Summary Jean is a burly and happily married housing contractor. One fateful afternoon, he picks up his son from school and meets the teacher, a willowy beauty named Mademoiselle Chambon. Their flirtation slowly builds over lingering glances and an impromptu violin solo in Chambon's apartment. Jean soon comes to a crossroads, having to choose between the intensity of his bond with Chambon or the responsibility and care he feels for his wife and child. Special features included.

The girl who kicked the hornet's nest [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Nyqvist, Michael, 1960-2017
Publisher Music Box Films, c2010.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (2 hr., 9 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR GIR
Summary The final installment of Stieg Larsson's 'Millennium' trilogy. Lisbeth Salander is fighting for her life in more ways than one. In an intensive care unit and charged with three murders, she will have to not only prove her innocence, but also identify and denounce the same corrupt government institutions that nearly destroyed her life. Once upon a time, she was a victim. Now, Lisbeth Salander is fighting back.

Hideaway [DVD videorecording] = Le refuge

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Carré, Isabelle, 1971-
Publisher Strand Releasing, c2010.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE HID
Summary Mousse and Louis are young, beautiful, rich, and in love, but drugs have invaded their lives. After Louis' fatal overdose, Mousse soon learns she is pregnant. Feeling lost, Mousse escapes to a beautiful beach house far from Paris and is soon joined in her refuge by Louis' gay brother, Paul. The two strangers gradually develop an unusual and deeply moving relationship as Ozon continues his unique exploration of the nature of family and blood ties.

Inspector Bellamy [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Godeau, Patrick.
Publisher IFC Films, c2010.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE INS
Summary Inspector Bellamy tries to go on vacation but murder travels with him, not to mention his black sheep of a brother, his bored wife, and enough suspects to fill a cruise ship. A suspenseful mystery in which even the inspector has a motive no one would suspect.

La France [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Thion, David.
Publisher Lorber Films : Distributed by Lorber HT Digital, c2010.
[Widescreen]
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE LA
Summary French farm girl Camille is awaiting news of her husband, who is fighting at the front. After she receives an enigmatic letter ending their relationship, she dresses up as a boy and joins a wandering regiment in search of her estranged love. Skirting the edges of battlefields, the platoon haunts the screen like shell-shocked specters, awakening for four uncannily beautiful musical numbers played on homemade string instruments.

The maid [DVD videorecording] = La nana

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Silva, Sebastian.
Publisher Oscilloscope Pictures, [2010]
Widescreen
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN SPA MAI
Summary Raquel has worked as a housemaid for an upper-class Santiago, Chile, family for 23 years. On Raquel's 41st birthday, Pilar Valdez and family force the sullen, withdrawn maid to emerge from her kitchen sanctum and join the family for a celebration, but her discomfort is as strong as the family's need to acknowledge their awkward dependence on her. Raquel becomes unable to care for the house alone and new help is hired, which throws her into a jealous frenzy. The home soon becomes the stage for Raquel's darkly comedic tricks as she drives away anyone trying to take her place.

Ajami [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Copti, Scandar, 1975-
Publisher Kino International, c2010.
[Widescreen].
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR AJA
Summary Shakespearian in its scope and themes; revenge, loyalty, hope and despair, draws us into the lives of two brothers fearing assassination; a young refugee working illegally to cover his mother's medical expenses; a cop obsessed with finding his missing brother. Through this dramatic collision of different worlds, we witness cultural and religious tensions simmering beneath the surface and the tragic consequences of enemies living as neighbors.

Noemie le secret [DVD videorecording] = Noémie the secret

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Larouche, Christian.
Publisher Crystal Films Distribution, 2010.
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE NOE
Summary A little girl who is curious about everything learns about a treasure hidden in an apartment with the help of a map and a kindly neighbor named Mrs. Lumbago.

Vincere [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Mezzogiorno, Giovanna, 1974-
Publisher IFC Films : MPI Media Group [distributor], c2010.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (124 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA VIN
Summary About fascist dictator Benito Mussolini and the woman he loved. Ida Dalser was scorned, denounced, and then written out of history. Mussolini's rise to power and Dalser's descent into an insane asylum are tragic counterpoints in a doomed romance. Dalser may have been written off at the time, but Bellocchio and Mezzogiorno allow her a final, unexpected triumph in this cinematic masterwork.

The warlords [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Chen, Kexin, 1962-
Publisher Magnolia Home Entertainment, 2010.
1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI WAR
Summary This lavish historical epic is set in the midst of war and political upheaval during the Taiping Rebellion of the 1860s.

Mid-August lunch [DVD videorecording] = Pranzo di Ferragosto

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Di Gregorio, Gianni.
Publisher Zeitgeist Films, c2010.
[Widescreen].
1 videodisc (75 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA MID
Summary A middle-aged man living with his elderly mother finds the best way to pay for their debts is to take care of the building manager's mother during the biggest festival of the year. Soon he finds himself with not two but four mothers to keep fed and happy.

I am love [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Guadagnino, Luca, 1971-
Publisher Magnolia Home Entertainment, c2010.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA I
Summary The wealthy Recchi family has undergone sweeping changes. Eduardo Sr. has named a successor to the reins of his company, and surprised everyone by splitting power between his son Tancredi and grandson Edo. But Edo had always dreamed of opening a restaurant with his friend Antonio. To make matters worse, the very foundation of the entire family may be totally shattered after Tancredi's wife Emma falls deeply in love with Antonio and begins a passionate love affair.

The girl with the dragon tattoo [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Oplev, Niels Arden, 1961-
Publisher Music Box Films, c2010.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (152 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR GIR
Summary Forty years ago, Harriet Vanger disappeared from a family gathering on the island owned and inhabited by the powerful Vanger clan. Her body was never found and her beloved uncle is convinced she was murdered and that the killer is a member of his own tightly knit but dysfunctional family. He employs disgraced investigative journalist Mickael Blomkvist and the tattooed and troubled yet resourceful computer hacker Lisbeth Salander to investigate.

Captain Abu Raed [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Matalqa, Amin, 1976-
Publisher NeoClassics Films, c2010.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR CAP
Summary An airport janitor makes a big difference in the lives of the children in his poor neighborhood when they mistake him for an airplane pilot. Using his imagination to weave stories of the wonderful places he has visited around the world, a friendship develops as he brings hope to their otherwise grim home life.

Owl and the sparrow [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Gauger, Stephane.
Publisher Image Entertainment, [2010]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR OWL
Summary On the bustling streets of Saigon, three very different people all seeking connection are about to collide. A beautiful flight attendant looking for love, a zookeeper hiding within his animal kingdom to nurse a broken heart, and the young flower-selling runaway who brings them together.

Oscar et la dame Rose [DVD videorecording] = Oscar and the lady in pink

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Schmitt, Éric-Emmanuel.
Publisher Alliance Vivafilm, 2010.
Widescreen presentation.
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE OSC
Summary Oscar, a 10-year-old boy, lives in a hospital. Neither the doctors nor his parents have the courage to tell him the truth. After listening in to a conversation, he finds out he only has a few weeks to live. Furious, he refuses to speak to anyone except straight-talking Rose, who delivers pizza to the hospital.

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