Foreign Films

Gangster [DVD videorecording] : a love story

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Bhatt, Mahesh, 1948-
Publisher Adlabs Films Limited ; [Distributed by] Adlabs Films USA, c2006.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND GAN
Summary A young woman falls in love with a singer and tries to reform from a sordid past, but her former gangster boyfriend returns to disrupt her new life.

Krrish [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Bhaumika, Śacīna.
Publisher Adlabs Films Limited ; Adlabs Films USA, c2006.
Collector's ed., widescreen version.
2 videodiscs (175 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND KRR
Summary Krishna is a boy with magical powers. He becomes entranced by a pretty girl, Priya, but Priya and her friend have hatched a plot to use Krishna's powers for personal gain.

Kabhi alvida naa kehna [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Johar, Hiroo Yash
Publisher Darma Productions : [Distributed by] Yash Raj Films , 2006.
Sing disc ed.
1 videodisc (192 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND KAB
Summary The story of Dev, a professional football player, and Maya, a nursery school teacher. Both are married to different people and completely convinced that they are happy until they meet each other.

Phir hera pheri [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Nadiadwala, Firoz A.
Publisher Shemaroo Video, 2006.
1 videodisc (153 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND PHI
Summary In this sequel to Hera pheri, Raju, Shyam, Babu Rao, are back to their tricks for making a fortune the crooked way. The greedy trio get caught up in a scam, and in trying to increase their stake, lose their fortune, and have a lot of people pursuing them, including an underworld don, who wants his "investment" back.

Umrao Jaan [DVD videorecording] = Umarāva Jāna = Umrāʼo Jān Adā

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Dutta, J. P., 1949-
Publisher Adlabs, 2006.
Collector's ed., widescreen version.
2 videodiscs (188 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND UMR
Summary Story of the life of a courtesan in 19th century Lucknow. When Umrao Jaan decides not to dance for people any longer, she finds it difficult to escape from the world she lives in.

Rang de basanti [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Mehra, Rakeysh Omprakash, 1963-
Publisher UTV Communications (USA) : UTV Motion Pictures, c2006.
1 videodisc (171 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (32 p. : col. ill. ; 14 x 19 cm.)
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND RAN
Summary This is the story about the youth of India today. A young London based film-maker comes upon the diaries of her grandfather, who served in the British police force in India during the freedom struggle. She plans to shoot a film based on the diaries and casts a group of friends to play the roles of the revolutionaries described in the diaries. The friends cannot identify with the characters and would rather enjoy today's life than get involved in a project the seems like stuff of textbooks.

Cinema paradiso [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Tornatore, Giuseppe, 1956-
Publisher The Weinstein Company Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Genius Products, [2006]
Two-disc deluxe ed.
2 videodiscs (299 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA CIN
Summary A filmmaker returns to his Sicilian hometown for the first time in 30 years and looks back on his life.

Women's prison [DVD videorecording] = Zindān -i zanān

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Ḥikmat, Manīzhah.
Publisher First Run Features, [2006]
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR WOM
Summary Mitra, in prison for killing her violent stepfather, confronts new warden Tahereh on the eve of a riot, fearlessly challenging her dogmatic views - which, over time, begin to change.

Private [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Costanzo, Saverio.
Publisher Arab Film Distribution, c2006.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR PRI
Summary "Mohammad, his wife and their five children live in a large, isolated house located mid-way between a Palestinian village and an Israeli settlement. Viewed as a strategic lookout point, the house is forcefully taken over by Israeli soldiers, who confine Mohammad and his family to a few downstairs rooms in daytime and a single room at night"--Container.

Doctor Who. An unearthly child [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Hussein, Waris, 1938-
Publisher BBC Video ; Warner Home Video, [2006]
1 videodisc (ca. 95 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI DOC
Summary Susan Foreman is a mystery to teachers. Their curiosity leads them to follow her home one night, only to find that her home appears to be a deserted junkyard. In the junkyard, they discover an old police box, and a strange old man.

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.

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