Foreign Films

2046 [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Wong, Kar-wai, 1958-
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2005]
Widescreen ver.
1 videodisc (128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR TWO
Summary He was a writer. He thought he wrote about the future but it really was the past. In his novel, a mysterious train left for 2046 every once in a while. Everyone who went there had the same intention.....to recapture their lost memories.

Head-on [DVD videorecording] = Gegen die Wand

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Akin, Fatih, 1973-
Publisher Strand Releasing, c2005.
1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER HEA
Summary A melodrama of a Turkish man and woman living in Germany, torn between two cultures, tradition and modernity, survival and death.

It's easier for a camel-- [DVD videorecording] = Il est plus facile pour un chameau--

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Bruni Tedeschi, Valeria, 1964-
Publisher New Yorker Video, [2005].
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE ITS
Summary When Federica was a young girl she fantasized about countless adventures that took her to the far side of the world. Now the single, charming, thirty-something's fantasies have evolved. Federica's daydreams can only provide a meager distraction from the realities of her life. Her career, her boyfriend, her sister, her father all make Federica struggle to find meaning in her life. To make matters worse, the guilt of her wealth consumes her and pushes her over the edge.

Circus Palestina [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Halfon, Eyal.
Publisher Distributed by Sisu Home Entertainment, [2005]
Full screen ver.
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR CIR
Summary A Palestinian businessman brings a struggling Eastern European circus to a town in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The action revolves around a lost lion, which becomes the focal point of everyone's desires, and perhaps a symbol in itself of a treasure so valuable that its seekers risk destroying it.

Touchez pas au grisbi [DVD videorecording] = Hands off the loot

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Becker, Jacques, 1906-1960.
Publisher Criterion Collection ; Distributed by Image Entertainment, [2005].
1 videodisc (ca. 96 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE TOU
Summary Having pulled off the heist of a lifetime, Max looks forward to spending his remaining days relaxing with his beautiful young girlfriend. But when Riton, Max's hapless partner and best friend, lets word of the loot slip to loose-lipped, two-timing Josy, Max is reluctantly drawn back into the underworld. Riton gets kidnapped by a mob boss in the hopes that there will be an exchange for the money, but nothing turns out as anyone has it planned.

Wilby wonderful [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by MacIvor, Daniel, 1962-
Publisher Film Movement, c2005.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR WIL
Summary A comedy focusing on the residents of a tiny island town during the course of a strange twenty-four hours.

The chorus [DVD videorecording] = Les choristes

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Barratier, Christophe.
Publisher Miramax Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2005?]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE CHO
Summary Unemployed music teacher Clement Mathieu becomes the supervisor at a boarding school for the rehabilitation of minors. Dismayed by the repressive administration, he works to positively transform the students' lives through music.

301/302 [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Park, Sheol-su.
Publisher Koch Lorber Films, [2005]
1 videodisc (ca. 98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR THR
Summary The mysterious disappearance of one of two young women who live across the hall from each other provokes a police investigation that sets in motion a chain of flashbacks that illustrate the women's comically conflicted relationship. One is a compulsive cook and the other an anorexic.

Želary [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Trojan, Ondřej, 1959-
Publisher Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2005].
Wide screen.
1 videodisc (147 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR ZEL
Summary During WWII, nurse Eliška is part of a secret resistance movement with her lover, surgeon Richard. When he is discovered, she is forced to leave the hospital in order to hide from the Nazis as well. A sympathetic colleague sends her off with a patient whose life she saved, to the remote Moravian mountain village of Želary, where time has stopped, as he has agreed to hide her as his wife. They live in a modest cabin for two years, waiting for the Nazi occupation to end and begin to form a bond despite their differences.

A very long engagement [DVD videorecording] = Un long dimanche de fiançailles

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Jeunet, Jean-Pierre, 1955-
Publisher Warner Home Video, c2005.
Widescreen.
2 videodiscs (133 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE VER
Summary Mathilde is waiting desperately for her fiance to return from the war. When bad news arrives she refuses to believe he is dead. Instead, she begins her own investigation into his infantry, hiring a private detective and piecing together his war stories.

Shall we dance? [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Suo, Masayuki, 1956-
Publisher Miramax Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2005]
1 videodisc (ca. 119 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP SHA
Summary A middle-aged businessman's dull life takes an interesting turn when he signs up for a ballroom dance class just to meet the beautiful dance instructor.

The motorcycle diaries [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Salles, Walter.
Publisher Universal, c2005.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (127 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN SPA MOT
Summary An inspirational adventure, based on the true story of two young men whose thrilling and dangerous road trip across Latin America becomes a life-changing journey of self-discovery.

Benny Hill [DVD videorecording] : the lost years

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Carter, Kenneth.
Publisher BBC Video ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2005.
Standard format.
1 videodisc (ca. 200 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI BEN
Summary A collection of vintage Benny Hill sketches, many of which never aired on television because of their risqué language and subject matter.

Mano po III [DVD videorecording] : my love

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Santos, Vilma, 1953-
Publisher Regal Home Video ; Distributed by Regal Capital, c2005.
Full screen version.
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR MAN 3
Summary A woman who appears to have everything meets her old first love and the resumption of their relationship threatens to unravel the threads connecting her to her family and the rest of her life.

Campfire [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Cedar, Joseph, 1968-
Publisher Film Movement ; distributed by RB Publishing, c2005.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR CAM
Summary A 42 year-old widowed mother of two teenage daughters wants to join the founding group of a new settlement in the West bank. This is about their struggles with the acceptance committee and their living as an outcast in the settlement.

Balzac and the little Chinese seamstress [DVD videorecording] : a tailor made romance

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Dai, Sijie, 1954-
Publisher Empire Pictures, [2005]
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI BAL
Summary Set in the early 1970s during the later stages of China's Cultural Revolution, two city-bred teenage best friends are sent to a backward mountainous region for Maoist re-education.

Travellers and magicians [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Khyentse, Jamyang, 1961-
Publisher Zeitgeist Films, c2005.
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR TRA
Summary Dondup, a young government official who dreams of escaping his rural village for America, misses his bus to the city and is forced to hitchhike with an elderly apple seller, a young monk, and an elderly man and his beautiful daughter. Along the way, the monk tells the story of another young man that mirrors Dondup's ambitions.

Bewafaa [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Darshan, Dharmesh.
Publisher Eros Entertainment, [2005?]
Widescreen ver.
1 videodisc (approx. 156 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND BEW
Summary Anjali keeps her relationship with musician Raja hidden from her parents. When her sister dies during childbirth, Anjali returns home to New Delhi and marries her sister's widower. Years later Raja comes to town on tour and sparks fly once again.

Kisna [DVD videorecording] : the warrior poet

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Ghai, Subhash, 1943-
Publisher Eros International, [2005]
[Widescreen]
1 videodisc (ca. 170 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND KIS
Summary Set in the 1930's when nationalists fighting for the country's independence rose up as one, urging the British to exit. A young Indian, Kisna, befriends and then shields a British girl from an enraged mob of nationalists including his own family.

Waqt [DVD videorecording] : the race against time

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Shah, Vipul Amrutlal.
Publisher Eros International, 2005.
1 videodisc (148 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND WAQ
Summary Aditya is thrown out of his luxurious house and forced to stay in a shabby outhouse. He thinks his father is playing a cruel joke, but realizes his father has no intention of relenting. Aditya is desperate and it's a race against time ...

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