Foreign Films

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.

The conformist [DVD videorecording] = Il conformista

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Bertolucci, Bernardo.
Publisher Paramount Home Entertainment, 2006.
Extended ed.
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA CON
Summary A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes to Paris to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.

The weeping meadow [DVD videorecording] = To Livadi pou dakryzei

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Economopoulos, Phoebe.
Publisher New Yorker Video, [2006]
Letterboxed.
1 videodisc (163 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR WEE
Summary Spanning the years 1919-1949, begins with refugees from Odessa settling on a piece of land that was promised to them on Greece's misty northern plains. The foundling Eleni falls in love with her adoptive brother Alexis, but is forced to marry his widowed father. Eleni flees with Alexi to the nearby port of Thessaloniki. As the unrest of the 1930s pits fascism against leftism, Alexis, departs for America and leaves Eleni behind to bear the brunt of Greek war, political repression and civil war.

The house of sand [DVD videorecording] = Casa de areia

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Waddington, Andrucha.
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2006.
1 videodisc (ca. 103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POR HOU
Summary A woman and her mother are sent to an island and spend almost 60 years trying to leave it. Follow three generations of the woman's family as they all try and find happiness on a lagoon surrounded by shifting dunes.

All passion spent [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Hiller, Wendy, 1912-2003.
Publisher Acorn Media, [2006]
1 videodisc (ca. 158 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI ALL
Summary A touching story of an elderly widow who embraces her last chance for happiness.

The war game [DVD videorecording] ; Culloden.

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Watkins, Peter, 1935-
Publisher New Yorker Video : Project X, [2006]
1 videodisc (121 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA WAR
Summary War game: A dramatization of the possible effects of nuclear warfare on Great Britain. Explores the physical damage effects, the psychological effects on the survivors, the societal logic for the existence of nuclear arms, and the attempts to understand how the balance of power keeps atomic weapons in check. Culloden: In 1746 Scots fighting for Bonnie Prince Charlie lose to English forces in Scotland at the brutal battle of Culloden.

Water [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Ray, Lisa, 1972-
Publisher 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2006.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (ca. 117 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND WAT
Summary Chuyia, an Indian girl that is married and widowed at eight years old, is sent away to a home where Hindu widows must live in penitence. Her feisty presence affects the other residents, forcing each to confront their faith and society's prejudices.

Yi Yi [DVD videorecording] = A one and a two

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Yang, Dechang, 1947-2007.
Publisher Criterion, 2006, c1999.
1 videodisc (173 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI YI
Summary Follows a middle-class family in Taipei over the course of a year, from a wedding at the start to a funeral at its end.

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