Foreign Films

The triplets of Belleville [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Brunner, Didier.
Publisher Sony Pictures Classics : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2004]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (81 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE TRI
Summary A bicyclist is kidnapped from the Tour de France by mysterious gangsters; his grandmother travels to the city of Belleville (which has a sardonic version of the Statue of Liberty in its harbor), where she tracks him down with the help of a musical trio gone to seed, the Belleville Triplets.

Fun2shh. Funtoosh [DVD videorecording].

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

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

Falling angels [DVD videorecording] : [a nuclear family film]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Cass, Robin.
Publisher Film Movement ; RB Pub., [2004]
Widescreen ver.
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR FAL
Summary A story of three sisters coming of age in a wildly dysfunctional family in the 1960s.

I'm not scared [DVD videorecording] = Io non ho paura

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Salvatores, Gabriele.
Publisher Miramax Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2004].
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA IM
Summary While playing outside one day in a wheat field, nine-year-old Michele discovers Filippo, who is chained to the ground at the bottom of a hole. Michele witnesses town bad boy Felice nearby and suspects something bad is happening. Michele is unsure whom he should tell about his discovery, eventually spilling the tale to his closest friend. When Michele's parents learn of his discovery, they warn him to forget whatever he saw.

Witnesses [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Bresan, Vinko.
Publisher RB Media [distributor, 2004], c2003.
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR WIT
Summary The stories of the people in a small town in the Balkans confronting ethnic hatred and deep moral ambiguities, focusing on the various character's viewpoints and the complexities of war and humanity.

The republic of love [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Mehta, Deepa, 1949-
Publisher RB Media, 2004.
1 digital videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR REP
Summary A romantic comedy about the barriers facing lovers in the 21st century.

Raja [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Doillon, Jacques, 1944-
Publisher Film Movement ; Distributed by RB, [2004], c2003.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE RAJ
Summary Raja is a nineteen year old orphan literally and figuratively scarred by life. Fred is an emotionally bankrupt westerner living amid his plush gardens and palm trees. Set against the backdrop of contemporary Marrakech, Raja is a cross-cultural drama about a wealthy middle-aged Frenchman's complex relationship with a local youth. Fred's attempts to seduce Raja, and their mutual attempt at manipulation, are fractured by their gross disparity of income, age and cultural sophistication.

Long life, happiness and prosperity [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Shum, Mina.
Publisher Film Movement ; Distributed by RB Pub., 2004.
[Widescreen].
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI LON
Summary The story of Kin, a young divorced mother raising her 12-year-old daughter, Mindy. When Mindy sets her sights on finding her mother a new boyfriend by using ancient Chinese magic, the results are unexpected, funny, and heart-warming.

Persona [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Bergman, Ingmar, 1918-2007.
Publisher MGM Home Entertainment, c2004.
Special ed.
1 videodisc (83 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR PER
Summary A famous actress is stricken with psychosomatic dumbness and is placed under a nurse's care in an isolated house, where the two gradually assume each other's personalities.

Viva Laldjérie [DVD videorecording] = Viva Algeria

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Moknèche, Nadir.
Publisher Film Movement ; Distributed by RB Pub., [2004]
[Widescreen ver.]
1 videodisc (113 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE VIV
Summary "Three women: a mother, her daughter, and a prostitute have been living in a hotel in the center of town amid creeping fundamentalism. Goucem, the daughter, has chosen a modern, emancipated life, spending steamy weekends in nightclubs. Fifi, her faithful friend, prostitutes herself under the thumb of a local protector. Papicha, the mother, eats pizzas in front of the television, torn between fear and nostalgia"--Container.

Inteqam [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Parashar, Panjar.
Publisher Eros Entertainment, c2004.
1 videodisc (132 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND INT
Summary Rohit and Meghina have won scholarships to the College of Fashion and Design in Dalhousie, but they become involved in murder and with many crazy characters when they leave Bombay.

Twilight samurai [DVD videorecording] = Tasogare seibei.

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Fujisawa, Shūhei, 1927-1997. Tasogare Seibei.
Publisher Empire Pictures, [2004]
1 videodisc (129 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP TWI
Summary Set during the Bakumatsu period (mid 19th century) a low-ranking samurai is forced to choose service over love.

Chokher Bl̃i [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Ghosh, Rituparno.
Publisher Rainbow Films USA, c2004.
Hindi & Bengali ver., Widescreen.
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND CHO
Summary A young widow, Binodini, refuses to accept her oppressed status, and seeks to divide and conquer a household containing three other young people.

Osama [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Barmak, Siddiq.
Publisher MGM Home Entertainment, c2004.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (83 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR OSA
Summary Chronicles the true story of a young girl in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan who must disguise herself as a boy to save her family from starvation. The first feature film made in Afghanistan in the post-Taliban era.

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

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

Promises [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Shapiro, Justine.
Publisher New Yorker Video, [2004]
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR PRO
Summary Follows the journey of a filmmaker who travels in and around Jerusalem, from a Palestinian refugee camp to an Israeli settlement in the West Bank, where he meets seven Palestinian and Israeli children who exist in completely separate worlds, divided by physical, historical and emotional boundaries. Explores the natural boundaries and tells the story of a few children who dared to cross the lines to meet their neighbors. Seen through the eyes of the children - who although only living 20-minutes apart - live day-to-day obstacles differently that separate them deeply.

Masti [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Kumar, Indra.
Publisher Eros Entertainment, [2004]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (167 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND MAS
Summary Three friends, disillusioned by marriage, agree to have as many affairs as possible and then to meet and exchange notes but they unwittingly become involved with a mysterious plot and a suspicious police inspector.

Squint your eyes [DVD videorecording] = Zmruż oczy

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Jakimowski, Andrzej, 1973-
Publisher MGE Inc., 2004.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POL SQU
Summary The story of a spirited ten-year-old girl who has run away from her proudly affluent parents in town and finds grudging refuge with the slightly slovenly caretaker of an abandoned farm, an ex-teacher. A story of an adult man and a teenage girl's friendship, set in post-Communist Czech Republic.

Mr. Kleks' triumph [DVD videorecording] = Tryumf pana Kleksa

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Matuszewski, Włodzimierz.
Publisher Studio Miniatur Filmowych ; Distributed by MGE, [2004]
Full screen.
1 videodisc (75 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POL MR
Summary "Tom, a young illustrator at "Fantasy World" magazine must deliver new, sensational comic strips or lose his job. One day while alone in his studio, he remembers a favorite childhood book and decides to make it a cartoon. His drawings magically come to life. Now he enters the animated world of fantasy, where he encounters one adventure after another as the evil Alojzy Bombel tries to lure Mr. Kleks and friends into a tricky trap"--Container.

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