Foreign Films

Chokher Bl̃i [DVD videorecording]

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

The way we laughed [DVD videorecording] = Così ridevano

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Cecchi Gori, Vittorio.
Publisher New Yorker Video, [2004?]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA WAY
Summary Two brothers emigrate to Turin to escape the poverty of their Sicilian hometown. The story unfolds over a period of six years. The older brother has the desire to see his brother, Pietro, become a school teacher. Giovanni makes tremendous sacrifices, unaware that Pietro is squandering his money given to him and skipping school.

Take care of my cat [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Oh, Ki-Min.
Publisher Kino on Video, [2004]
Wide screen.
1 videodisc (ca. 112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR TAK
Summary This film tenderly and unsentimentally charts the paths of four modern South Korean women as they navigate the hazards of young adulthood.

The return [DVD videorecording] = Vozvrashchenie

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Zvi͡agint͡sev, Andreĭ, 1964-
Publisher Kino on Video, [2004]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN RUS RET
Summary Having a fatherless childhood, young brothers Andrei and Ivan have grown closer than most siblings. But when they least expect it, the father the boys have never known returns. Under the cool midnight sun of a coastal Russian summer, the boys eagerly hop into a car for a fishing trip with a complete stranger they absolutely need to believe is their father. As they travel deep into the wilderness, their journey devolves from vacation to boot camp to father-son love triangle and ultimately to a test of wills that ispushed to the brink of violence.

Springtime in a small town [DVD videorecording] = Xiao cheng zhi chun

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Tian, Zhuangzhuang.
Publisher Palm Pictures, [2004]
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI SPR
Summary In South China, it's the spring of 1946, less than a year since the defeated Japanese withdrew from China. A young woman languishes on the bomb-damaged walls of the small town. The sound of a distant train whistle triggers thoughts of escape.

Masti [DVD videorecording]

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

Mademoiselle [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Godeau, Patrick.
Publisher Distributed by Synkronized USA, c2004
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE MAD
Summary Claire is a young woman who leads a somewhat subdued life. A medical representative for a pharmaceutical lab, she has a husband, two children, and certain happiness. Pierre is an improviser, not an actor. He lives from hand to mouth by entertaining at seminars and company conventions with two colleagues. The two meet and for 24 hours, they brush against each other, flirt with each other, talk to each other. The brief encounter has them acting on the spur of the moment.

Scenes from a marriage [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Bergman, Ingmar, 1918-2007.
Publisher Criterion Collection, 2004.
Special ed.
3 videodiscs (ca. 466 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR SCE
Summary An inside look at the events leading to the disintegration of what everyone considered to be a perfect marriage.

Ikiru [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Motoki, Sōjirō
Publisher Criterion Collection, c2004.
Special ed., Standard format.
2 videodiscs (143 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP IKI
Summary Discovering that he is in the terminal stages of cancer, a clerk spends his last months in search of the meaning to life. After his pursuit of pleasure has failed, he finds self-realization in bringing about the building of a children's playground in the slums and dies quietly fulfilled.

Attractive male seeking woman-- [DVD videorecording] = Atrakcyjny pozna panią--

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Rębacz, Marek.
Publisher MGE, c2004.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POL ATT
Summary Crazy story of an old bachelor who, after his sister's journey to America, decides to change something in his life. His friends admonish him to put a matrimonial ad in a newspaper. But even if he dreams about a girl from Playboy magazine cover, it soon appears that a few old women from the neighborhood want to make a similar change.

The music room [DVD videorecording] = Jalasāgara = Jalsaghar

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Ray, Satyajit, 1921-1992.
Publisher Angel Video, c2004.
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND MUS
Summary A declining nobleman sits in his once-great house, now decaying, and reminisces on his past life and his great parties as well as the loss of his son and wife. His inability to adapt to and cope with changing times has made him into a recluse. He tosses away all his money in one last party and dies in a fall from a horse.

Bon voyage [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Pétin, Michèle.
Publisher Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment : Sony Pictures Classics, [2004]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE BON
Summary Following the premiere of her latest picture Viviane finds herself with a dead man in her apartment. Frédéric is a writer who's been falsely accused of murder, thanks to Viviane. Viviane has fled Paris for Bordeaux with a cabinet minister, and once Frédéric escapes from prison, he is not far behind. Once they reach Bordeaux, which is in chaos, they become entangled in a plot involving a physicist, his endlessly resourceful assistant, an amiable ex-con, a shady reporter and several bottles of heavy water that absolutely, positively must not fall into the hands of the occupying Germans.

Firefly dreams [DVD videorecording] = Ichiban utsukushii natsu

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Kaneda, Kazuaki.
Publisher Distributed by Wellspring Media, [2004]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP FIR
Summary Naomi is a normal teenager who loves clubbing with her friends. One day, her mother left the family to be with her new lover. Her shattered father sends Naomi off for the summer to work at his sister's country inn. It quickly becomes apparent that she is not cut out for the service industry and her aunt asks her to tend to the aging neighbor, Mrs. Koide, who is slowly succumbing to Alzheimer's. Having fond memories of the place, Naomi agrees. Though Mrs. Koide does not remember her, Naomi enjoys her direct manner and the stories from Mrs. Koide's youth.

Chhota chetan [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Jijo.
Publisher Madhu Entertainment & Media Pvt. LTD. ; Rainbow Films, [2004]
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND CHH
Summary A fantasy adventure about three children, a haunted house, a spirit and a buried treasure.

Let's enjoy! [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Chowdhry, Ashish.
Publisher Eros International, c2004.
[Widescreen format].
1 videodisc : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND LET
Summary Pratap Singh returns to Delhi from the U.S. and holds a party to find out if the chemistry with his former college girlfriend remains.

James' journey to Jerusalem [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Alexandrowicz, Ra'anan, 1969-
Publisher Zeitgeist Films, c2004.
1 videodisc (87 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR JAM
Summary "A cannily droll mix of social commentary and modern fairy tale, Israeli filmmaker Ra'anan Alexandrowicz's debut feature follows the adventures of James, a devout Christian making a pilgrimage from his African village to the Holy Land. He becomes part of the migrant labor workforce in Tel Aviv and pursues his religious quest-- until he gets a little taste of fortune by turning the tables on his employers ... an astute exploration of the economic, moral and spiritual hypocrisies of Western society filtered through an evocative portrait of modern Israel's cultural and generational divisions"--Container.

Teddy bear [DVD videorecording] = Miś

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Bareja, Stanisław.
Publisher MGE, 2004.
1 videodisc (ca. 110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POL TED
Summary Ryszard Ochódzki, called "Teddy Bear" by his friends, president of a sports club, is about to go abroad with his team. During passports control it turns out that several pages in his passport are missing, which makes crossing the border impossible. The only way to obtain a new passport is to find a double. After a number of hilarious adventures, Ochódzki gets on the plane only to spot his former wife.

All my loved ones [DVD videorecording] = Všichni moji blízcí

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Bartoška, Jiří.
Publisher Wellspring Media, [2004], c1999.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR ALL
Summary Inspired by the real life heroics of Nicholas Winton who saved hundreds of Czech Jewish children from the Nazis. The Silberstein's are a large and close knit extended family living in Czechoslovakia. Believing in the decency of mankind, they don't pay heed to the Nazi threat until it is too late. Making the toughest possible decision, they must decide if they will turn their young son, David, over to Nicholas and risk never seeing him again.

Mano po 2 [DVD videorecording] : My home

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Matti, Erik.
Publisher Regal Home Video, c2004.
Collector's ed., full screen version.
1 videodisc (130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR MAN 2
Summary A compelling tale of a Chinese-Filipino family's search for reconciliation, forgiveness, healing, and love.

Main hoon na [videorecording] = I'm here now!

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Khan, Farah.
Publisher Red Chillies Entertainment ; Distributed by Eros International, c2004.
2 videodiscs (180 min. [i.e. 166 min.]) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND MAI
Summary The Indian Army's plan to create a friendship with Pakistan complicates the lives of Officer Shekhar Sharma and his son, Ram. Twenty years ago, Shekhar's affair resulted in son Ram--and led his wife to leave him, taking her baby son with her. Now Shekhar has been shot while trying to protect General Bakshi, and his dying wish is for Ram to reunite the family. Ram, meanwhile, goes undercover as a college student to protect General Bakshi's daughter. She has been threatened by terrorist Raghavan, who is trying to destroy Bakshi's plan by kidnapping her. Busy with trying to win back the love of his mother and brother and protect the girl, Ram falls in love with a pretty professor. Who will be successful -- Ram or Raghavan?

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