Foreign Films

Le grand voyage [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Ferroukhi, Ismaël.
Publisher Film Movement ; Distributed by RB Publishing, [2005]
Widescreen ver.
1 videodisc (ca. 113 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE GRA
Summary The stern father of a Muslim family in France has his teenage son drive him to Mecca for the religious pilgrimage known as the hajj. The son, who is irreligious and has a non-Muslim girlfriend, doesn't relate to his traditionalist father, nor does the dad relate to his son -- a culture clash (and generational clash) that colors their entire trip to Saudi Arabia.

Jules and Jim [DVD videorecording] = Jules et Jim

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Truffaut, François.
Publisher Criterion Collection, c2005.
Special ed.
2 videodiscs (105 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (41 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE JUL
Summary Story of friendship between two artists and their mutual love for the same woman. Considered Truffaut's greatest film.

Fear and trembling [DVD videorecording] = Stupeur et tremblements

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Corneau, Alain, 1943-2010.
Publisher Home Vision Entertainment, c2005.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP FEA
Summary A dream job rapidly becomes a nightmare for Amelie, a Japanese-born Belgian woman, who suffers a series of increasingly humiliating demotions after she lands a job as an interpreter at a large Japanese corporation.

Nobody knows [DVD videorecording] = Daremo shiranai

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Hirokazu, Kore-Eda.
Publisher MGM Home Entertainment : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2005.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 139 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP NOB
Summary A critically-acclaimed and powerful, heartfelt story about four children who are forced to rely on one another after they are abandoned by their mother.

Roads to Koktebel [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by [Film movement, Cinematography Service of the RF Ministry of Culture and Roman Borisevich present ; produced by Roman Borisevich ; written and directed by Boris khlebniko & Alexei Popogrebsky].
Publisher RB Media , c2005.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN RUS ROA
Summary A father sets off from Moscow with his 11-year-old son for his sister's house in Koktebel by the Black Sea. With no money, nor means of transportation, they drift through the expansive and mesmeric landscapes at the mercy of chance. For the father, the journey is an attempt to restore self-respect and win back the trust of his son. For the boy, the mythic coastal town holds the key to a new life.

Touchez pas au grisbi [DVD videorecording] = Hands off the loot

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Becker, Jacques, 1906-1960.
Publisher Criterion Collection ; Distributed by Image Entertainment, [2005].
1 videodisc (ca. 96 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE TOU
Summary Having pulled off the heist of a lifetime, Max looks forward to spending his remaining days relaxing with his beautiful young girlfriend. But when Riton, Max's hapless partner and best friend, lets word of the loot slip to loose-lipped, two-timing Josy, Max is reluctantly drawn back into the underworld. Riton gets kidnapped by a mob boss in the hopes that there will be an exchange for the money, but nothing turns out as anyone has it planned.

Želary [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Trojan, Ondřej, 1959-
Publisher Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2005].
Wide screen.
1 videodisc (147 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR ZEL
Summary During WWII, nurse Eliška is part of a secret resistance movement with her lover, surgeon Richard. When he is discovered, she is forced to leave the hospital in order to hide from the Nazis as well. A sympathetic colleague sends her off with a patient whose life she saved, to the remote Moravian mountain village of Želary, where time has stopped, as he has agreed to hide her as his wife. They live in a modest cabin for two years, waiting for the Nazi occupation to end and begin to form a bond despite their differences.

301/302 [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Park, Sheol-su.
Publisher Koch Lorber Films, [2005]
1 videodisc (ca. 98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR THR
Summary The mysterious disappearance of one of two young women who live across the hall from each other provokes a police investigation that sets in motion a chain of flashbacks that illustrate the women's comically conflicted relationship. One is a compulsive cook and the other an anorexic.

Veer-Zaara [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Chopra, Yash.
Publisher Yash Raj Films Home Entertainment, c2005.
Widescreen ver.
2 videodiscs (film disc only, ca. 192 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND VEE
Summary "A love legend" -cover. Squadron Leader Veer Pratap Singh is a rescue pilot with the Indian Air Force. One day, on duty, he comes across Zaara, a girl from Pakistan who is stranded in India. Veer saves her life ... and his life is never the same again. Twenty-two years later, Saamiya Siddiqui, a Pakistani lawyer on her first case, finds herself face-to-face with an ageing Veer Pratap Singh. He has languished in a Pakistan jail cell for 22 years and has not spoken to anyone all these years - and no one knows why. Her mission is to discover the truth about Veer and see to it that justice is served.

Kung fu hustle [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Zhou, Xingchi, 1962-
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2005]
1 videodisc (99 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI KUN
Summary Sing, a hapless gangster, must overcome his inability to wield a knife and demonstrate his mettle in order to become a member of the notorious Axe Gang. He realizes he is the greatest kung fu master of them all, destined to protect the sacred streets.

Downfall [DVD videorecording] = Untergang

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Hirschbiegel, Oliver.
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2005.
[Widescreen].
1 videodisc (155 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER DOW
Summary Takes you into Hitler's bunker, in 1945, during the brutal and harrowing last days of the Third Reich. Seen through the eyes of Hitler's infamous secretary Traudl Junge, optimism crumbles into grim realization and terror as it becomes clear that Germany's defeat is inevitable. As the Russian army circles the city, the dimly lit halls of the underground refuge become an execution chamber for the Fuhrer and his closest advisors.

Abouna [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Haroun, Mahamat Saleh.
Publisher Home Vision Entertainment, [2005]
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR ABO
Summary After two young Chadian boys discover their father has abandoned them, they embark on a desperate quest to bring him home.

North & South [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Percival, Brian.
Publisher Warner Home Video, c2005.
Widescreen ed.
2 videodiscs (ca. 233 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI NOR
Summary When the privileged Margaret Hale's father uproots the family to take work in the northern mill town of Milton, she is shocked by the dirt and gruffness of the people. But she reserves her highest contempt for the charismatic mill-owner John Thornton.

Balzac and the little Chinese seamstress [DVD videorecording] : a tailor made romance

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Dai, Sijie, 1954-
Publisher Empire Pictures, [2005]
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI BAL
Summary Set in the early 1970s during the later stages of China's Cultural Revolution, two city-bred teenage best friends are sent to a backward mountainous region for Maoist re-education.

Travellers and magicians [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Khyentse, Jamyang, 1961-
Publisher Zeitgeist Films, c2005.
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR TRA
Summary Dondup, a young government official who dreams of escaping his rural village for America, misses his bus to the city and is forced to hitchhike with an elderly apple seller, a young monk, and an elderly man and his beautiful daughter. Along the way, the monk tells the story of another young man that mirrors Dondup's ambitions.

Bewafaa [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Darshan, Dharmesh.
Publisher Eros Entertainment, [2005?]
Widescreen ver.
1 videodisc (approx. 156 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND BEW
Summary Anjali keeps her relationship with musician Raja hidden from her parents. When her sister dies during childbirth, Anjali returns home to New Delhi and marries her sister's widower. Years later Raja comes to town on tour and sparks fly once again.

Kisna [DVD videorecording] : the warrior poet

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Ghai, Subhash, 1943-
Publisher Eros International, [2005]
[Widescreen]
1 videodisc (ca. 170 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND KIS
Summary Set in the 1930's when nationalists fighting for the country's independence rose up as one, urging the British to exit. A young Indian, Kisna, befriends and then shields a British girl from an enraged mob of nationalists including his own family.

Waqt [DVD videorecording] : the race against time

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Shah, Vipul Amrutlal.
Publisher Eros International, 2005.
1 videodisc (148 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND WAQ
Summary Aditya is thrown out of his luxurious house and forced to stay in a shabby outhouse. He thinks his father is playing a cruel joke, but realizes his father has no intention of relenting. Aditya is desperate and it's a race against time ...

Chocolate [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Agnihotri, Vivek.
Publisher Eros International, c2005.
Widescreen ver.
1 videodisc : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND CHO
Summary A couple of luckless Indians are interrogated by the London police after a Christmas Eve explosion and robbery. Then a lawyer and a journalist arrive to try to unravel the truth.

Shaadi no. 1 [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Bhagnani, Vashu.
Publisher Eros International, c2005.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (161 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND SHA
Summary Three fun-loving guys married to very serious wives meet three beautiful single women --and can not resist their allure.

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