Foreign Films

Kabhi alvida naa kehna [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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.

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

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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.

Doctor Who. An unearthly child [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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.

Private [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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.

Running on karma [DVD videorecording] = Da zhi lao

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by To, Johnny.
Publisher Tai Seng Entertainment [distributor], c2006.
Special ed., widescreen version.
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI RUN
Summary Biggie has the special gift of seeing into people's past lives. He used to be a Buddhist monk until he left the monastery following his childhood friend's brutal murder. He meets rookie cop Yee and uses his gift to help her track down his friend's murderer.

To the left of the father [DVD videorecording] = Lavour arcaica

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Carvalho, Luiz Fernando.
Publisher Kino International, [2006]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (172 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POR TO
Summary Focuses on the relationship between a young man, André, and his religious but caring family. After running away from his Lebanese-Brazilian abode, André has to confront Pedro, the older brother determined to convince him to return to the protective care of his parents. Torn apart by an unresolved incestuous past with his younger sister, Ana, Pedro has to choose between a life of utopian freedom, removed from all past connections, or re-engagement with strict patriarchal norms by returning to his religious family.

Nineteen hundred [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Bertolucci, Bernardo
Publisher Paramount Pictures, c2006.
Two-disc collector's ed.
2 videodiscs (315 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA NIN
Summary Two boys are born in Parma, Italy on the day of composer Giuseppe Verdi's death in 1901. Alfredo Berlinghieri is the son of a wealthy landowner and Olmo Dalco is the son of a poverty-stricken peasant who becomes a communist and labor organizer. Though the boys are childhood friends, they increasingly come into conflict as adults as Alfredo panders to the increasingly powerful fascists while Olmo fights relentlessly against Mussolini's followers.

Crazy stone (DVD) [videorecording].

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Tao, Guo.
Publisher Intercontinental Video Limited, 2006.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (ca. 106 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI CRA
Summary China's answer to Ocean's Eleven: a group of bumbling thieves, the mob, and a mischievous security guard are all intent on getting their hands on a precious jewel. A fast-paced, wise-cracking caper comedy.

Pot͡seluĭ babochki [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Bezrukov, Sergeĭ, 1973-
Publisher Telekanal "Rossii͡a" : T͡sentral Partnership : Distributed by DVD Russ LLC, c2006.
1 videodisc (ca. 95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN RUS POT
Summary A young and wealthy industrial espionage specialist Nikolai Orlanov lives carelessly until the moment when he gets involved with a Chinese girl who is connected to the Chinese mafia.

Rahil's secret [DVD videorecording] = il segreto di rahil

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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.

Ladies tailor [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Kant, Uday.
Publisher Eros, c2006.
1 videodisc (147 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND LAD
Summary Chander is a ladies tailor and a very lazy person. One day a fortuneteller informs him he has "RAJYOG" written in his hand and he'll have to marry a girl with a mole on her right lap.

Being Cyrus [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Adajania, Homi.
Publisher Eros International, [2006?]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND BEI
Summary Raised in foster homes, Cyrus (who has a secret) arrives at the home of Dithnaw and his flirtatious wife, Katy. Hidden cracks in the dysfunctional Sethna family are revealed when they welcome Cyrus into their home.

Fuse [DVD videorecording] = Gori vatra

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Žalica, Pjer, 1964-
Publisher First Run Features, [2006].
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR FUS
Summary A comedic story about Bosnia turned upside down as it prepares for a visit by President Cinton, two years after the civil war. The entire community fumbles as they try to create a perfect image of themselves. Someone tries to ruin things for everyone.

Amar te duele [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Compeán, Francisco González.
Publisher Lionsgate, [2006]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN SPA AMA
Summary In a story of social class differences, a rich teenage girl falls in love with a poor teenage boy in Mexico City. They must fight against peer pressure, prejudice, and her parents that want to send her to Canada, to try to save their love.

Vivah [DVD videorecording] : a journey from engagement to marriage

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Barjatya, Sooraj R.
Publisher Adlabs Films Limited, [2006]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (ca. 169 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND VIV
Summary After the demise of her parents, a young girl is taken under the wing of her uncle. When she becomes of age to be married, her loving uncle arranges a marriage through a matchmaker and the story unfolds about the engagement and the fortunate falling in love of the young couple.

I see you [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Rampal, Mehr.
Publisher Eros International, [2006?]
1 DVD (124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND I
Summary Raj Jaiswal, a star on a British TV show, starts falling for a woman that only he can see.

Hello, Hemingway [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Guila, Ricardo.
Publisher First Run Features, 2006.
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN SPA HEL
Summary Havana 1950s. Larita loves Elvis, Ernest Hemingway and her rebellious friend Victor. But Victor is more concerned with the turbulent political situation in Cuba than Larita's likes and dreams. Hoping to study in the United States, she quickly discovers that her origins and poverty work against her. In spite of her obstacles she is inspired by her own rich fantasy world. A story written by Hemingway becomes her own story of striving for a better future.

Bad sleep well [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998.
Publisher Criterion Collection, [2006]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (ca. 150 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([14] p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP BAD
Summary A young executive hunts down his father's killer. A tale about corruption in the boardrooms of postwar corporate Japan as seen through the rising executive eyes.

The spirit of the beehive [DVD videorecording] = El espíritu de la colmena

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Erice, Víctor.
Publisher Criterion Collection ; c2006.
Special ed.; anamorphic widescreen format (1.66:1).
2 videodiscs (99 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide ([11 p.] : ill. ; 19 cm.).
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN SPA SPI
Summary Shortly after the Spanish civil war, a six-year-old girl attends a traveling movie show of Frankenstein and becomes haunted by her memory of it.

Benito [DVD videorecording] : the rise and fall of Mussolini

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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 BRI 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.

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