Foreign Films

Mostly Martha [DVD videorecording] = Bella Martha

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Baumgartner, Karl.
Publisher Paramount Pictures, [2003], c2001.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER MOS
Summary Martha is the chef who fusses and obsesses over each dish before it leaves the kitchen. The demands of her job and her natural shyness keep her from meeting new people. When her sister suddenly dies, Martha adopts Lina, her eight-year-old niece, completely changing both lives. Martha gets unexpected help from Mario, Martha's hunky new sous chef, who is not only a whiz on the chopping block but knows sundry magic tricks and jokes to keep Lina's spirits afloat. Just as Martha starts to grow attached to the girl, Lina's erratic father shows up demanding that he take her back to Italy with him.

Ali, fear eats the soul [DVD videorecording] = Angst essen Seele auf

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Mira, Brigitte.
Publisher Criterion Collection, [2003]
Full screen.
2 videodiscs (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER ALI
Summary Lonely widow Emmi Kurowski meets Arab worker Ali in a bar during a rainstorm. They fall in love--to their own surprise, and to the shock of family, colleagues, and drinking buddies. An emotional power that reflects the ethnic tensions within German society.

The way home [DVD videorecording] = Jibeuro

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Whang, Jae-woo.
Publisher Paramount Pictures, [2003], c2002.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR WAY
Summary Through an elderly and old-fashioned grandmother, a spoiled seven-year-old boy learns to accept and understand the simple pleasures of nature and her lifestyle.

Akira Kurosawa's Dreams [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998.
Publisher Warner Home Video, [2003]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP DRE
Summary Eight episodes exploring many aspects of humankind and man's need to harmonize with nature. Based on Akira Kurosawa's actual dreams.

Le boucher [DVD videorecording] = The butcher.

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Chabrol, Claude, 1930-2010.
Publisher Pathfinder Home Entertainment, c2003.
1 videodisc (87 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE BOU
Summary In a provincial French town, a sophisticated schoolmistress avoids attachments but strikes up a congenial friendship with the charmingly passionate local butcher, a veteran of Indochina. As a serial killer spreads terror throughout the countryside, the effort of these two people to come back from their emotional islands to some kind of mutual understanding and reality builds from oblique tenderness and humor to shattering tragedy.

Kal ho naa ho [DVD videorecording].

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Advani, Nikhil.
Publisher Yash Raj Films International, c2003.
Widescreen version.
2 videodiscs : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND KAL
Summary When Aman Mathur moves into the neighborhood, he changes the life of Naina Catherine Kapur by pushing into things the quiet and serious girl would never have dreamed of doing.

Chalte chalte [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Mirza, Aziz.
Publisher Eros Entertainment, c2003.
2 videodiscs (ca. 164 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND CHA
Summary Priya & Raj two sides of a coin, different as chalk & cheese. Raj, the impulsive, middle-class, hard-working, emotional fellow allows cupid to play havoc with his heart strings & in comes Priya, the prim & proper, sophisticated & practical girl. Both are smart enough to see their differences because it's rather visible to the naked eye. They throw caution to the winds & dare to fall in love. And then suddenly the game changes & so do the rules.

The rage in Placid Lake [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Lee, Ben, 1978-
Publisher Film Movement ; RB Pub., [2003]
Widescreen ver.
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR RAG
Summary A comedy drama about two parentally neglected teenagers, Placid Lake and Gemma, who find the courage to believe in themselves.

Middle of the world [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Abreu, Cláudia, 1971-
Publisher Film Movement ; RB Pub., c2003.
Widescreen ver.
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POR MID
Summary Based on a true story. A man and his family journey 2000 miles across the hinterlands of Brazil on bicycle in search for a good life.

Together [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Ton, Gang.
Publisher MGM Home Entertainment, [2003], c2002.
[Widescreen].
1 videodisc (119 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI TOG
Summary When a shy small-town boy heads to Beijing for violin lessons, he discovers a new world filled with first loves, lasting friendships ... and a secret that will change his life forever.

Promised land [DVD videorecording] = Ziemia obiecana

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Wajda, Andrzej, 1926-2016
Publisher Vanguard ; MGE ; Vision Film Distribution Co., [2003]
Director's cut.
1 videodisc (138 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POL PRO
Summary Interpretation of a classic epic depicting the changes in values ushered in by the industrial revolution. Three friends build a factory in Lodz but are sidetracked by local politics and a dangerous love affair.

Landscape after battle [DVD videorecording] = Krajobraz po bitwie.

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Wajda, Andrzej, 1926-2016
Publisher Vanguard, c2003.
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POL LAN
Summary A love story between two Poles at the end of World War II portraying the destructive effects of war on the human spirit.

In desert and wilderness [DVD videorecording] = W pustyni i w puszczy

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Dziki, Waldemar, 1956-
Publisher Vanguard, 2003.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POL IN
Summary This internationally and critically acclaimed, award-winning film, combines a children's adventure story with the look and feel of Lawrence of Arabia. Winner of 5 international cinema awards.

City of god [DVD videorecording] = Cidade de deus

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Ribeiro, Andrea Barata.
Publisher Miramax Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Inc., c2003.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR CIT
Summary The world's most notorious slum, Rio de Janeiro's City of God, where combat photographers and police rarely go. The true story of a young man who grew up on these streets and whose ambition as a photographer is our window in and his only way out.

A film trilogy [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Bergman, Ingmar, 1918-2007.
Publisher Criterion Collection, c2003.
4 videodiscs (ca. 410 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR FIL
Summary This four disc set features Swedish director Ingmar Bergman's work on three of his most powerful films presented as a trilogy. The films of the trilogy examine the necessity of religion and question the promise of faith. The last disc is a documentary film offering views on set construction, lighting, rehearsals, editing, as well as intimate conversations with Ingmar Bergman and members of his cast and crew.

House of cards. The final cut [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Richardson, Ian, 1934-2007.
Publisher BBC Video ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2003]
1 videodisc (200 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI HOU P3
Summary Urquhart turns his attention to helping himself to a wealthy retirement and finds himself caught in a political power play of someone else's devising.

House of cards. House of cards [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Richardson, Ian, 1934-2007.
Publisher BBC Video ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2003]
1 videodisc (225 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI HOU P1
Summary The stinging, sharp-edged story of Francis Urquhart, a petty politician, who schemes and backstabs his way to the top of his party.

House of cards. To play the king [DVD videorecording]

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Richardson, Ian, 1934-2007.
Publisher BBC Video ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2003]
1 videodisc (225 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI HOU P2
Summary Manipulative and corrupted English prime minister, Urquhart, has reached the pinnacle of power as the leader of his party, but the succession of a king opposed to his policies challenges Urquhart's authority.

H.M. deserters [DVD videorecording] = C.K. Dezerterzy

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Majewski, Janusz, 1931-
Publisher Polart Distribution Centre, 2003.
1 videodisc (160 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POL HM
Summary A zany adventure/war film, sort of the Polish M*A*S*H. The story of a band of politically suspect soldiers who desert their duties of guarding a POW camp.

The lady in the van [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:01
by Hytner, Nicholas
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 104 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI LAD
Summary The film tells the true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who 'temporarily' parked her van in Bennett's London driveway and proceeded to live there for fifteen years.

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