Foreign Films

Lady vengeance [DVD videorecording] = Chinjeolhan geumjassi

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Pak, Ch'an-uk, 1963-
Publisher Tartan Video USA, 2006.
Widescreen presentation.
1 videodisc (ca. 112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR LAD
Summary After being wrongfully convicted of a crime, a young woman is imprisoned for 13 years and forced to give up her daughter. Upon her release, she sets in motion an elaborate plan of retribution, but does not know what is in store.

Soundless [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Yapo, Mennan.
Publisher Koch Lorber Films, [2006]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (ca. 96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4/ 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER SOU
Summary Viktor is a professional hit man, but when bizarre circumstances lead him to cross paths with a mysterious woman, he decides to risk everything for love. Now as the police close in on him, only the most daring plan will allow for their escape.

Bab El-Oued City [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Allouache, Merzak.
Publisher Facets Video, 2006.
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR BAB
Summary Bab el-Oued is a working class district of Algiers. A young worker commits an act which puts the entire district in turmoil.

Eternity and a day [DVD videorecording] = Mia aiōniotēta kai mia mera

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Angelopoulos, Thodōros, 1935-2012.
Publisher New Yorker Video, [2006]
1 videodisc (ca. 130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR ETE
Summary A famous writer is told he has only a few days to live. He meets a young boy on the street, an illegal immigrant from Albania, and decides to take him back home. During the trip, the writer hopes to learn about life and death.

Bhoot unkle [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Sehgulzs, Sumiet.
Publisher Madhu Entertainment & Media ; [Distributed] by Bhavana Indo U.S.A. Corp., [2006]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND BHO
Summary After encountering the ghost of a man called Bhoot Unkle, twelve-year-old orphan Shyam develops supernatural powers that he must use to save his home town from danger.

Rahil's secret [DVD videorecording] = il segreto di rahil

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Bomoll, Cinzia.
Publisher Vanguard Cinema, 2006.
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA RAH
Summary Directed by Cinzia Bomoll, this drama tells the story of a young Iraqi girl living in Rome, who finds herself rejected by both Italians and Arabs because of a secret in her past. Rahil is a twelve year old Iraqi refugee girl living in an impoverished neighborhood of Rome, Italy. Her story is revealed in a series of flashbacks, as told by Rahil herself, through the bars of a jail-cell from an undisclosed location.

Benito [DVD videorecording] : the rise and fall of Mussolini

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Banderas, Antonio.
Publisher Lions Gate Entertainment, 2006.
Full screen presentation.
2 videodiscs (ca. 307 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA BEN
Summary Rising quickly from within the ranks of the socialist party, Benito Mussolini became local chief of the Italian Socialist Party at a young age, where he developed his instinct for power and his talent for intrigue as he played off various sections of the left against each other. His dangerous rise to power ultimately played out against the backdrop of World War I and gave rise to a new and frightening government--Fascism.

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

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
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]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
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

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
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]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
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

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
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

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
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.

Fateless [DVD videorecording] = Sorstalanság

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Koltai, Lajos.
Publisher Thinkfilm ; Distributed by KOCH Vision, [2006]
1 videodisc (ca. 140 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR FAT
Summary A teenage Jewish boy from Budapest finds himself in turmoil as Hitler's Final Solution becomes policy throughout Europe. Taken from his family and sent to a concentration camp, his existence becomes a surreal adventure in adversity in order to survive.

Doctor Who. The Daleks ; The edge of destruction [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Barry, Chris.
Publisher BBC Video ; Warner Home Video, c2006.
2 videodiscs (216 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI DOC
Summary Disc 1, The Daleks: The TARDIS lands in an alien, petrified jungle, beyond which is a mysterious, deserted city. The Doctor insists on exploring, but before long the crew begins experiencing the early effects of radiation poisoning. Disc 2, The edge of destruction: Something has caused the TARDIS console to explode in mid-flight, plunging the ship into darkness and rendering the crew unconscious. As they slowly recover, they find themselves suffering from loss of memory and odd headaches.

Night watch [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
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.

All passion spent [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
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.

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

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
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.

The war game [DVD videorecording] ; Culloden.

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
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]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
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.

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