Foreign Films

Yesterday [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Yun-Su, Jeong.
Publisher A.D. Vision, Inc. : ADV Films, [2004], c2002.
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR YES
Summary Set in the futuristic Inner City of a unified Korea circa 2020 A.D. Aseries of grisly murders propel an overworked police investigator and a celebrated forensics profiler into a nightmarish spiral of death and discovery.

Promises [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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.

The man of the year [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Fonseca, José Henrique.
Publisher Film Movement ; Distributed by RB Pub., [2004]
1 videodisc (ca. 106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR MAN
Summary Maiquel (Murilo Benicio) has lost a bet and dyed his hair blond. This little event triggers a head-on collision with destiny in which Maiquel goes from nobody to hero to outlaw ll in 24 hours. Based on the award-winning novel by Patricia Melo "O Matador", this vibrant and brazen crime saga follows in the vein of recent Brazilian Cinema.

Hero [DVD videorecording] = Ying xiong

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Zhang, Yimou.
Publisher Miramax Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2004].
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 99 min.) : sd. col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI HER
Summary With supernatural skill and no fear, a nameless soldier embarks on a mission of revenge against the fearsome army that massacred his people. Now, to achieve the justice he seeks, he must take on the empire's most ruthless assassins and reach the enemy he has sworn to defeat.

Spiral [DVD videorecording] = Uzumaki

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Hatsune, Eriko, 1982-
Publisher Elite Entertainment, [2004?], c2000.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP SPI
Summary The inhabitants of a small Japanese seaside town come under the influence of a strange force that causes an obsession with spiral forms. One by one, the townspeople fall under its spell until they begin descending on a self-inflicted spiral of terror.

Bardaasht [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Niwas, E.
Publisher Venus Records & Tapes ; Marketed by Rainbow Films USA, p2004.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (160 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN31531002734256 IND BAR
Summary An ex-army officer who was dismissed for insubordination fights to bring to justice those responsible for his younger brother's death.

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

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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.

Squint your eyes [DVD videorecording] = Zmruż oczy

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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.

Facing windows [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Özpetek, Ferzan.
Publisher Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2004]
Widescreen ver.
1 videodisc (ca. 107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA FAC
Summary Giovanna is a young working-class wife and mother, who has no time for the senile elderly man her husband has rescued from the streets. But as she uncovers the stranger's secrets, it unlocks a freedom within her heart she never expected; a freedom that will lead her to the arm of a neighbor she secretly adores, and to fulfillment her husband and family cannot provide.

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

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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.

Benny Hill [DVD videorecording] : the naughty early years. Set one

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Hill, Benny, 1925-1992.
Publisher A&E : Distributed by New Video, c2004.
3 videodiscs (ca. 550 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI BEN
Summary These early Thames episodes are filled to the brim with Benny's brazen ballads, naughty pantomimes and politically incorrect silliness. His impish antics have a mainstream appeal frequently imitated, but Benny Hill remains unsurpassable as the cherubic King of Mischief. Known for hilariously turning the sketch variety show on its ear, Benny has charmed the world with his lusty mayhem ... and his flock of half-dressed women.

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

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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.

Witnesses [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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.

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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.

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