Foreign Films

The keys to the house [DVD videorecording] = Le chiavi di casa

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Amelio, Gianni.
Publisher Artisan Home Entertainment : Distributed by Lions Gate Home Entertainment, 2005.
1 videocassette (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Video cassette
Call Number FOREIGN ITA KEY
Summary Gianni is reunited with Paolo, the 15-year-old son he has never seen, a son he abandoned at birth. The reunion is not Gianni's idea, but that of Paolo's doctor who hopes the connection will benefit the troubled boy. Gianni experiences a Pandora's box in Paolo, full of shocks and wonders, but the key to one's house are oftern found in the keys to one's heart.

Roads to Koktebel [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by [Film movement, Cinematography Service of the RF Ministry of Culture and Roman Borisevich present ; produced by Roman Borisevich ; written and directed by Boris khlebniko & Alexei Popogrebsky].
Publisher RB Media , c2005.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN RUS ROA
Summary A father sets off from Moscow with his 11-year-old son for his sister's house in Koktebel by the Black Sea. With no money, nor means of transportation, they drift through the expansive and mesmeric landscapes at the mercy of chance. For the father, the journey is an attempt to restore self-respect and win back the trust of his son. For the boy, the mythic coastal town holds the key to a new life.

Jules and Jim [DVD videorecording] = Jules et Jim

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Truffaut, François.
Publisher Criterion Collection, c2005.
Special ed.
2 videodiscs (105 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (41 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE JUL
Summary Story of friendship between two artists and their mutual love for the same woman. Considered Truffaut's greatest film.

Fear and trembling [DVD videorecording] = Stupeur et tremblements

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Corneau, Alain, 1943-2010.
Publisher Home Vision Entertainment, c2005.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP FEA
Summary A dream job rapidly becomes a nightmare for Amelie, a Japanese-born Belgian woman, who suffers a series of increasingly humiliating demotions after she lands a job as an interpreter at a large Japanese corporation.

Nobody knows [DVD videorecording] = Daremo shiranai

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Hirokazu, Kore-Eda.
Publisher MGM Home Entertainment : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2005.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 139 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP NOB
Summary A critically-acclaimed and powerful, heartfelt story about four children who are forced to rely on one another after they are abandoned by their mother.

Le grand voyage [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Ferroukhi, Ismaël.
Publisher Film Movement ; Distributed by RB Publishing, [2005]
Widescreen ver.
1 videodisc (ca. 113 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE GRA
Summary The stern father of a Muslim family in France has his teenage son drive him to Mecca for the religious pilgrimage known as the hajj. The son, who is irreligious and has a non-Muslim girlfriend, doesn't relate to his traditionalist father, nor does the dad relate to his son -- a culture clash (and generational clash) that colors their entire trip to Saudi Arabia.

Agatha Christie, a life in pictures [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Smith, Richard Curson.
Publisher Acorn Media, 2005, c2004.
1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI LIF
Summary This BBC original drama uses documented accounts and Christie's own words to probe the shadowy areas of her early life in a style as gripping and suspenseful as any Christie story.

Schultze gets the Blues [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Schorr, Michael, 1965-
Publisher Paramount, [2005].
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER SCH
Summary Schultze is a recently retired miner who, like his father before him, entertains polka audiences with his accordion. When he discovers the fiery energy of Zydeco music on his radio, the rigid monotony of his daily routine takes a spicy turn. Schultze learns to play his accordion with a new snap and style. His new-found fascination ultimately leads him on a life-changing journey to the Louisiana delta.

Coronation [DVD videorecording] = Coronación

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Caiozzi, Silvio, 1945-
Publisher Cinemateca ; Distributed by Facets Video, [2005].
1 videodisc (140 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN SPA COR
Summary A glum, middle-aged bachelor, Don Andres, is the heir of a formerly wealthy and respected Chilean family. Andres suffers from decadence and solitude. He hires young Estela in order to look after his abusive and almost crazy grandmother. The differences in class and age don't stop Andres from courting Estela, whose fiancé Mario tries to make some money off of his well-to-do rival. The suffocating atmosphere of the run-down mansion mimics the deterioration of the Bourgeoisie, and threatens Andres own mental state.

The exile [DVD videorecording] = La frontera

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Larraín, Ricardo.
Publisher CINE XXI : [S.l.] [distributed by] Terra Entertainment, [2005]
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN SPA EXI
Summary During the military dictatorship of Chile, Ramiro Orellana is sentenced to internal exile. La frontera is a desolate land inhabited by castaways whose lives are made of dreams and frustrations. Through his odyssey, Ramiro begins to find himself and to question his own personal frontiers.

Sophie Scholl [DVD videorecording] : the final days

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Jentsch, Julia, 1978-
Publisher Zeitgeist Films, c2005.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (117 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER SOP
Summary The true story of Germany's most famous anti-Nazi heroine, Sophie Scholl, the fearless activist of the underground student resistance group, The White Rose. The last six days of Sophie Scholl's life is dramatized, from arrest to interrogation, trial, and sentence in 1943 Munich. Unwavering in her convictions and loyalty to her comrades, her cross-examination by the Gestapo quickly escalates into a searing test of wills as Scholl delivers a passionate call to freedom and personal responsibility that is both haunting and timeless.

Berlinguer [DVD videorecording] : I love you

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Bertolucci, Giuseppe.
Publisher [Koch Lorber Films : Distributed by] Koch Entertainment, c2005.
Widescreen version, Full screen version.
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA BER
Summary The story of Mario Cioni and his strange relationship with his mother.

L'eclisse [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Antonioni, Michelangelo.
Publisher Criterion Collection, [c2005]
Special ed., Widescreen version.
2 videodiscs (125 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in + booklet (32 p.)
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA LEC
Summary A young woman, after breaking off an affair with an older man, finds herself in Rome and alone. She becomes friends with a young stockbroker, but after he has an accident, she once again finds herself alone.

Paheli [DVD videorecording] = Pehelī

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Palekar, Amol.
Publisher Eros Entertainment, [2005]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (134 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND PAH
Summary Lachchi is married to Kishan, whose only interest is money. On the night of their marriage, he leaves to pursue his business interests. However a ghost has fallen in love with Lachchi and he takes on Kishan's appearance and wins everyone's heart. When the real Kishan finally returns five years later, confusion abounds until finally a wise old shepherd devises the three tests to resolve the paheli that has baffled everyone.

El privilegio de amar [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Córcega, Miguel.
Publisher Televisa Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Xenon Pictures, [2005]
2 videodiscs (520 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN SPA PRI
Summary Luciana is kicked out of the house after becoming pregnant. When her baby is born, she leaves it on the doorstep of a convent. Twenty years later, she is a success in fashion and married to a TV star. Soon her daughter will come back into her life.

My brother ... Nikhil [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Onir.
Publisher Elite Films, [2005]
Anamorphic widescreen.
1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND MY
Summary Nikhil Kapoor is state swimming champion in Goa, and the idol of his peers. Then, one night in 1989, he is arrested and becomes a social outcast who has tested positive for HIV/AIDS. His parents reject him - only his sister and his lover stand by him. The film follows Nikhil's quest to achieve something in life, to be happy and to be loved.

Salaam namaste [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Anand, Siddharth Raj.
Publisher Yash Raj Films Home Entertainment, c2005.
Widescreen.
2 videodiscs (ca. 152 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND SAL
Summary Salaam Namaste is about two Indians in Australia who make a life on their own, how they meet, and how they tackle their own relationship.

Crónicas [DVD videorecording] = Chronicles

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Cordero, Sebastián.
Publisher Palm Pictures, [2005]
1 videodisc (ca. 108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN SPA CRO
Summary The anchor of a popular news show flies to a small town in Ecuador to cover a story about a serial child killer. He saves a man after the town tries to lynch him. The man offers information about the case in exchange for a story about his innocence.

Caterina in the big city [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Castellitto, Sergio, 1953-
Publisher Empire Pictures, c2005.
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA CAT
Summary "Caterina moves with her family from the small town of Montalto di Castro to Rome. The sensitive and intelligent young girl enrolls in the eighth grade in one of the most prestigious schools in the capital, where she finds her class totally divided between the snobbish, radical chic and reactionary, spoiled brats. Worse, her own father, a frustrated professor, begins to manipulate her as he sees in the parents of her new school acquaintances the possibility for him to achieve a long dreamed of writing career"--Riverside Studios.

Pickpocket [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Bresson, Robert.
Publisher Criterion Collection, 2005.
Full screen ed.
1 videodisc (76 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE PIC
Summary Michel, an insignificant man who drifts into crime, is arrested and imprisoned. Upon release, he abandons an attempt at reform when a master pickpocket teaches him his art.

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