Foreign Films

Mother of mine [DVD videorecording

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Härö, Klaus.
Publisher Film Movement, 2007.
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR MOT
Summary When nine-year-old Eero's father is killed at the beginning of World War II his mother, broken by grief, is unable to care for him. She sends Eero out of Finland to live with a family in Sweden, away from the conflict. Feeling abandoned by his biological Finnish mother, he cannot quite attach to his Swedish surrogate mother. When the war ends, and he returns to his mother in Finland, his confusion intensifies. Uncle: Biography of a humble man, retold by an anonymous nephew, who strings together a collection of his uncle's passions, failings and beliefs.

As far as my feet will carry me [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Martins, Hardy.
Publisher Vanguard Cinema, 2007.
1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER 940.5472 AS
Summary Based on true events, tells the story of Clemens Forell who escaped a Soviet prison in Siberia just after World War II and set out to trek 8,000 miles to return to his family.

Children of love [DVD videorecording] = Les enfants de l'amour

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Enthoven, Geoffrey.
Publisher Vanguard Cinema, [2007]
1 videodisc (ca. 87 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE CHI
Summary Michael, Winnie and Aurelie are three children of divorced parents. It is Friday morning and they are getting ready to spend their weekend with their fathers. Winnie (12) suffers because of the difficult relationship she has with her father and a lack of affection from her stepfather. For Michael (9), his father is a real hero and he blames his stepfather for the divorce. Aurelie (5), their younger sister, is very happy to see her father and doesn't understand why her enthusiasm isn't shared by her siblings.

Guru [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Maṇiratn̲am.
Publisher Madras Talkies ; Distributed by Kaleidoscope Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., c2007.
2 videodiscs (166 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND GUR
Summary A villager, Gurukant Desai, son of a village schoolteacher, comes to Bombay in 1958 and rises from its streets to become the biggest tycoon in Indian history.

Full moon [DVD videorecording] = Vollmond

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Hoehn, Marcel.
Publisher Cinequest Films, [2007]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (119 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR FUL
Summary Emmi asks her mom what happened to Toni. Emmi's mother does not listen to her child until Toni never returns from school. In fact, Toni never even made it to school. Enter Inspector Anatole Wasser whose preliminary investigation turns up 11 other missing 10-year-olds who disappeared on the exact same day as Toni. The only link between the children is their age and that each lives near a lake. The first clue arrives on the tenth day when all the parents receive the exact same letter from each child, giving the parents until the next full moon to meet some very cryptic demands.

Hula girls [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Cine Qua Non presents in association with Happinet and S.D.P. ; Fortissimo Films ; written by Lee Sang-Il, Habara Daisuke ; directed by Lee Sang-Il ; editor, Imai Tsuyoshi.
Publisher Viz Media, [2007].
Uncut special ed.
2 videodiscs (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP HUL
Summary A heartwarming comedy about coal miners' daughters who took a once-in-a-lifetime chance to escape their monotonous lives, only to become unwitting heroes to their depressed mining town. Based on a true story.

Reincarnation [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Shimizu, Takashi, 1972-
Publisher Lionsgate, [2007]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (ca. 96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP REI
Summary Thirty-five years after the slaughter, a film director returns to the scene of a mass murder to recreate the gruesome killings on film. As he and his crew step into the now abandoned hotel, the cast members begin to see creepy visions and nightmares. When shooting commences, the cast members begin to suffer very familiar fates-- the exact fate they are to act out in the film.

Journey from the fall [DVD videorecording] = Vượt sóng

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Tran, Ham.
Publisher ImaginAsian Home Entertainment, 2007.
Widescreen ed.
2 videodiscs (135 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR JOU
Summary After the fall of Saigon, millions were dead and nearly another million were sent to re-education camps. From the jungles of Vietnam to the streets of Southern California, learn what happened to the Vietnamese people after the 21-year civil war ended.

The gospel according to St. Matthew [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Pasolini, Pier Paolo, 1922-1975.
Publisher Legend Films : Distributed by Genius Entertainment, c2007.
2007 color version, fullscreen version.
1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA GOS
Summary Pier Paolo Pasolini's masterpiece comes to life in color in this film about the life of Jesus Christ according to Matthew. The story begins with His birth and illustrates how his teachings attracted not only his disciples, but crowds of believers. When the Pharisees, chief priests and elders learn of Jesus, they conspire to have Him arrested, beaten, tried and crucified on the cross.

Fanaa [DVD videorecording] : (destroyed in love)

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Khan, Aamir, 1965-
Publisher Yash Raj Films Home Entertainment, p2006.
Widescreen version.
2 videodiscs (168 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND FAN
Summary Zooni, a blind Kashmiri girl, meets Rehan Qadri, a local tour guide and an incorrigible flirt. Her friends warn her against him. Rehan, fascinated by Zooni, wants her to see life as it should be seen, in its many colours. He promises her that time spent with him will be the most precious in all her life. What Zooni doesn't know is that Rehan has another side of his life that he has kept from her--that side can change her life but also destroy it.

La moustache [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Carrère, Emmanuel, 1957-
Publisher Koch Lorber Films, c2006.
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE MOU
Summary When a man shaves off his mustache, a trademark he's had for years, no one around him notices, instead insisting he's never even had one. Is he going insane, or is this some kind of strange conspiracy?

Joyeux noel [DVD videorecording] = Merry Christmas

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Carion, Christian.
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2006.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE JOY
Summary Based on the true story of three armies in the bloody trenches of World War I and the miraculous Christmas Eve truce they unexpectedly forge.

Changing times [DVD videorecording] = Temps qui changent

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Techiné, André.
Publisher Koch Lorber Films, c2006.
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE CHA
Summary Antoine still has feelings for his first love Cecile after 30 years and arranges to be reunited with her in Morocco in the hopes of rekindling their love.

Good morning, night [DVD videorecording] = Buongiorno, notte

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Bellocchio, Marco, 1939-
Publisher Wellspring Media, [2006]
[Widescreen version].
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA GOO
Summary A young woman, Chiara, moves into a new apartment with her husband. She conceals her true identity as member of the Red Brigades, Italy's terrorist underground, which is currently planning to kidnap the Prime Minister.

The story of Qiu Ju [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Zhang, Yimou.
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2006]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (ca. 100 min.) : anamorphic, sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI STO
Summary An ordinary, courageous woman in a small village fights against the system in her quest for justice.

The chess players [DVD videorecording] = Shatranj ke khilari

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Ray, Satyajit, 1921-1992.
Publisher Kino on Video, [2006]
1 videodisc (ca. 115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND CHE
Summary In the kingdom of Awadh, rich landowners Meer and Mirza pour every ounce of passion into a never-ending game of chess. Without thinking of their responsibilities to their families and the political uprising in the kingdom, the two men just keep playing.

The warrior [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Kapadia, Asif, 1972-
Publisher Miramax Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2006]
1 videodisc (ca. 87 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND WAR
Summary Follows the visually stunning and emotionally exhilarating journey of a warrior who travels from the deserts of Rajasthan to the snowcapped peaks of the Himalaya in search of peace, only to be chased by the forces of violence.

Caché [DVD videorecording] = Hidden

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Haneke, Michael, 1942-
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2006]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE CAC
Summary A talk show host and his wife are living an ideal life until videotapes of them show up on their front porch. As the tapes get more and more personal, they start investigating who is behind it. Will they find more than they bargained for?

Swept away [DVD videorecording] = Travolti da un insolito destino nell'azzurro mare d'agosto

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Wertmüller, Lina.
Publisher Koch Lorber Films, c2006.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (119 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA SWE
Summary Set against the backdrop of the beautiful Mediterranean, Swept Away is Lina Wertmuller's most famous and controversial film about sex, love, and politics.

Night watch [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Bekmambetov, Timur, 1961-
Publisher 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2006.
1 videodisc (114 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN RUS NIG
Summary Living among humans are those who possess various supernatural powers. They are divided into the forces of light and the forces of the dark. Centuries ago both sides signed a treaty to end a war. Now the battle is about to happen again.

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