Foreign Films

La Bohème [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Publisher Kultur, [2005]
Full screen version.
1 videodisc (117 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA BOH
Summary Puccini's tragic love story is set in the Latin Quarter of Paris among the bohemian students whose hectic gaiety only partially masks the despair and pain that threaten their lives. It remains one of the most popular of all operas with its stark contrasts of lively humour and poignant tragedy.

Kamikaze girls [DVD videorecording] = Shimotsuma monogatari

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Nakashima, Tetsuya, 1959-
Publisher Viz Media, c2005.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (approx. 103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (13 p. ; 18 cm.)
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JPN KAM
Summary "Kamikaze girls depicts the unusual friendship between a bored girl stuck in rural Japan who fantasizes about 18th century France and a spunky biker girl."--booklet.

My wife's murder [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Philip, Jijy.
Publisher Eros Entertainment, 2005.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND MY
Summary A portrayal of an over-stressed professional trapped in a bad marriage. He is on the run, with his two children, being hunted by a sadistic cop.

Aviya's summer [DVD videorecording] = ha-Ḳayits shel Aviyah

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Cohen, Eli, 1940-
Publisher Distributed by Sisu Home Entertainment, [2005]
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR AVI
Summary Presents Gila Almagor's autobiographical film about a Holocaust survivor who immigrates with her daughter to the newly founded Israeli state. Aviya is a spunky 10 old year girl who, like her mother, is a survivor in the face of persecution.

Divorce Italian style [DVD videorecording] = Divorzio all'italiana

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Germi, Pietro, 1914-1974.
Publisher Criterion Collection, c2005.
Widescreen format (1.85:1).
2 videodiscs (104 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (28 p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.)
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA DIV
Summary A married man fall who has fallen in love with a younger woman hatches an elaborate scheme to kill his wife.

Mano po III [DVD videorecording] : my love

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Santos, Vilma, 1953-
Publisher Regal Home Video ; Distributed by Regal Capital, c2005.
Full screen version.
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR MAN 3
Summary A woman who appears to have everything meets her old first love and the resumption of their relationship threatens to unravel the threads connecting her to her family and the rest of her life.

Benny Hill [DVD videorecording] : the lost years

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Carter, Kenneth.
Publisher BBC Video ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2005.
Standard format.
1 videodisc (ca. 200 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI BEN
Summary A collection of vintage Benny Hill sketches, many of which never aired on television because of their risqué language and subject matter.

Ako legal wife [DVD videorecording] : mano po 4?!

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Lamangan, Joel.
Publisher Regal Home Video ; Distributed by Regal Capital, 2005.
Full screen ed.
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR MAN 4
Summary After 22 years of marriage, Chona's world is turned upside down when she finds out that her husband is keeping not one, but two mistresses. Rather than confront her husband, Chona decides to make herself look younger and more attractive through cosmetic procedures. Will it work?

Fun2shh. Funtoosh [DVD videorecording].

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
Publisher Video Sound Inc., 2004.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (156 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND FUN
Summary When three co-workers are wrongly accused of stealing a 10th century crown, they literally hit a wall that magically transports them back to the 10th century.

Bus 174 [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Padilha, José.
Publisher Hart Sharp, 2004.
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., b&w, col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POR BUS
Summary A powerful, award-winning examination of the tragic series of events that followed a desperate bus hijacking in Rio de Janeiro in 2000 that turned deadly when a SWAT team took evasive action against the drug-addled hijacker.

In July [DVD videorecording] = Im Juli

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Akin, Faith, 1973-
Publisher Koch Lorber Films, [2004]
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER IN
Summary Daniel, a young teacher, decides to spend his summer at home in Hamburg. At the local flea market, he meets Juli, who is immediately attracted to him, a fact to which Daniel seems oblivious. On the same day, Daniel meets Melek, a young Turkish girl, with whom he is immediately smitten. Ignoring his earlier plans, he sets out in pursuit of her across the Balkans. Along the way he picks up a hitchhiker, who just happens to be Juli.

Early summer [DVD videorecording] = Bakush*u

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Ozu, Yasujir*o, 1903-1963.
Publisher Criterion Collection, c2004, 1951.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (125 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP EAR
Summary The Mamiya family is seeking a husband for their daughter, Noriko, but she has ideas of her own.

La dolce vita [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Amato, Giuseppe, 1899-1964
Publisher Koch Lorber Films : Distributed by KOCH Vision, c2004.
2-Disc Collector's ed.
2 videodiscs (174 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([6] p. : b&w ill. ; 19 cm.) inserted in container.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA DOL
Summary Marcello Rubini, a frustrated 'serious' writer, does tabloid journalism to make ends meet. He spends every evening in Via Veneto awaiting the next scandal, party invitation, or sexual proposition. From an enigmatic woman named Maddalena, to wealthy intellectual Steiner's penthouse, to a famous actress named Sylvia, Marcello finds himself caught up in the carnival spectacle of nightlife and its fleeting happiness. The empty evenings seem to weave together, a decadent rhythm punctuated only by the regret of the following morning. Marcello is consumed by self-doubt and unable to enjoy the success he has, and so stumbles on, dreaming of attaining the elusive sweet life.

The leopard [DVD videorecording].

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Lancaster, Burt, 1913-1994.
Publisher Homevision, 2004.
Special ed.
3 videodiscs (187 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA LEO
Summary Recounting the years of Italy's Risorgimento-when the aristocracy lost its grip and the middle classes rose and formed a democratic Italy. Contains the original Italian version with optional subtitles, the English-language version and special features.

The umbrellas of Cherbourg [DVD videorecording] = Les parapluies de Cherbourg

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Demy, Jacques.
Publisher Koch Lorber Films : Distributed by Koch Vision, c2004.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE UMB
Summary A tender, bittersweet love story, sung throughout in French.

Good bye Lenin! [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Arndt, Stefan.
Publisher Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, c2004.
Special ed., Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 121 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER GOO
Summary Alex's proud, socialist mother falls into a coma for eight months. When she wakes, her heart is weak, so Alex has to keep the secret that the Berlin Wall has fallen and capitalism has triumphed. What begins as a little white lie turns into a major scam.

The rules of the game [DVD videorecording] = La régle du jeu : fantaisie dramatique de Jean Renoir

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Renoir, Claude, 1914-1993.
Publisher The Criterion Collection, [2004].
Special ed.
2 videodiscs (106 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (22 p. ; 18 cm.)
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE RUL
Summary Cloaked in a comedy of manners, this scathing critique of corrupt French society is about a weekend hunting party at which amorous escapades abound among the aristocratic guests, which are also mirrored by the activities of the servants downstairs.

Munna bhai M.B.B.S. [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Chopra, Vidhu Vinod.
Publisher Eros Entertainment, [2004]
1 videodisc (146 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND MUN
Summary Comedy film about Munnabhai, a Bombay goonda, who lives happily with his gang, threatening people. During his upright father's annual visit, the gang pretends to be running a charity hospital. When his father tries to arrange a marriage, the ruse is discovered. So Munna enrolls in medical college.

Chameli [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Mishra, Sudhir.
Publisher Venus Records ; p2004.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND CHA
Summary Two desperate strangers are trapped on a Mumbai street one stormy night. One is an investment banker and the other a prostitute. In the course of the night the persons behind the professions are revealed.

Paap [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Abraham, John.
Publisher Worldwide Entertainment Group, c2004.
Collector's ed ; widescreen version.
1 videodisc : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND PAA

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