Foreign Films

Chocolate [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Agnihotri, Vivek.
Publisher Eros International, c2005.
Widescreen ver.
1 videodisc : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND CHO
Summary A couple of luckless Indians are interrogated by the London police after a Christmas Eve explosion and robbery. Then a lawyer and a journalist arrive to try to unravel the truth.

Shaadi no. 1 [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Bhagnani, Vashu.
Publisher Eros International, c2005.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (161 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND SHA
Summary Three fun-loving guys married to very serious wives meet three beautiful single women --and can not resist their allure.

Film star [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Chandra, Tanuja.
Publisher Eros International, [2005]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND FIL
Summary Arrogant actress Hira Pandit has found that her fame is slipping. While planning her comeback, she finds a film based on one woman's real life. However, taking on this role leads her down a path that takes her to the darkest parts of her society.

Lucky [DVD videorecording] : no time for love

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Rao, Radhika.
Publisher Eros International, c2005.
Widescren ver.
1 videodisc : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND LUC
Summary An Indian young man is thrown together with a quiet young Indian schoolgirl while both of them are living in Russia and are caught in a political upheaval. Together, they make the dangerous journey back to their homes.

North & South [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Percival, Brian.
Publisher Warner Home Video, c2005.
Widescreen ed.
2 videodiscs (ca. 233 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI NOR
Summary When the privileged Margaret Hale's father uproots the family to take work in the northern mill town of Milton, she is shocked by the dirt and gruffness of the people. But she reserves her highest contempt for the charismatic mill-owner John Thornton.

Going to school with dad on my back [DVD videorecording] = Bei qi baba shang xue

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Zhou, Youchao.
Publisher Magic Play Entertainment, c2005.
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI GOI
Summary Based on a true story, Going to School with Dad on my Back focuses on the selfless acts a family must endure to ensure the survival of their brightest, and the hope of a better future for all of China.

Oldboy [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Pak, Ch'an-uk, 1963-
Publisher Tartan Video USA, 2005.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR OLD
Summary After being kidnapped and imprisoned for 15 years, Daesu is released and sets out to find his abductors.

Insan [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Kumar, Akshay.
Publisher Eros International, [2005?]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND INS
Summary Three men struggle to retain their humanity as they deal with an explosive secret.

Train man [DVD videorecording] = Densha otoko

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Murakami, Shosuke.
Publisher Viz Media, 2005.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP TRA
Summary The U.S. arrival of Japan's novel-comic-motion picture smash hit! Hopeless nerd Densha Otoko falls hard for the girl he rescued on the commuter train, and seeks dating advice from net-friends through an online forum--igniting an Internet phenomenon.

Kamikaze girls [DVD videorecording] = Shimotsuma monogatari

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Nakashima, Tetsuya, 1959-
Publisher Viz Media, c2005.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (approx. 103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (13 p. ; 18 cm.)
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JPN KAM
Summary "Kamikaze girls depicts the unusual friendship between a bored girl stuck in rural Japan who fantasizes about 18th century France and a spunky biker girl."--booklet.

My wife's murder [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Philip, Jijy.
Publisher Eros Entertainment, 2005.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND MY
Summary A portrayal of an over-stressed professional trapped in a bad marriage. He is on the run, with his two children, being hunted by a sadistic cop.

Marriage Italian style [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Levine, Joseph E.
Publisher New Star Video [distributor], c2005.
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA MAR
Summary "Filumena (Sophia Loren) was working in a brothel when she first met Domenico (Marcello Mastroianni), and has been his mistress ever since. Upon hearing that he plans to marry a much younger woman, Filumena devises a brillant scheme to convince him that it is her that he should be marrying"--Container.

Divorce Italian style [DVD videorecording] = Divorzio all'italiana

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Germi, Pietro, 1914-1974.
Publisher Criterion Collection, c2005.
Widescreen format (1.85:1).
2 videodiscs (104 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (28 p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.)
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA DIV
Summary A married man fall who has fallen in love with a younger woman hatches an elaborate scheme to kill his wife.

Le samouraï [DVD videorecording] = The samurai

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Melville, Jean-Pierre, 1917-1973.
Publisher Criterion Collection, c2005.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE SAM
Summary Jef Costello is a fedora and trench-coat wearing contract killer with samurai instincts. When Jef assassinates a nighclub owner, he finds himself confronted by a series of witnesses, who drop his perfect world into the hands of a persistent police investigator and Jef's shadowy employer, both of whom are determined to put an end to the career criminal.

Debt collector [DVD videorecording] = Komornik

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Falk, Feliks.
Publisher MGE, 2005.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POL DEB
Summary The film concerns a hard-nosed debt collector, Lucek, who mercilessly repossesses anything from difib machines from hospitals to a statue of the Virgin Mary, without remorse. But things invariably start to unravel for Lucek & an 'epiphany' turns him into a human being, despite everyone's doubts.

Ran [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998.
Publisher Criterion Collection, c2005.
Special ed., widescreen version.
2 videodiscs (160 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (27 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP RAN
Summary An aging warlord decides to split his kingdom between his three sons, who will live in three separate castles. The two eldest sons are quite happy, but the youngest thinks his father has gone mad, and predicts that it won't be long until the two older brothers are fighting with each other.

Ugetsu [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Mizoguchi, Kenji, 1898-1956.
Publisher Criterion Collection, 2005.
Special ed., Standard version.
2 videodiscs (97 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (69 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP UGE
Summary Set in 16th century Japan, a period of bloody civil war, the film is rooted in the postwar psyche of 1950s Japan. It focuses on an ambitious potter haunted by a beautiful ghost and a farmer who dreams of becoming a samurai.

La Bohème [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Publisher Kultur, [2005]
Full screen version.
1 videodisc (117 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA BOH
Summary Puccini's tragic love story is set in the Latin Quarter of Paris among the bohemian students whose hectic gaiety only partially masks the despair and pain that threaten their lives. It remains one of the most popular of all operas with its stark contrasts of lively humour and poignant tragedy.

Aviya's summer [DVD videorecording] = ha-Ḳayits shel Aviyah

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Cohen, Eli, 1940-
Publisher Distributed by Sisu Home Entertainment, [2005]
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR AVI
Summary Presents Gila Almagor's autobiographical film about a Holocaust survivor who immigrates with her daughter to the newly founded Israeli state. Aviya is a spunky 10 old year girl who, like her mother, is a survivor in the face of persecution.

Man who copied [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Furtado, Jorge, 1959-
Publisher TLA Releasing ; Columbia TriStar International [distributor], [2005], p2003.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (123 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POR MAN
Summary Photocopier operator André is attracted to Silvia, his neighbor, whom he likes to watch with a telescope. Following her, he discovers that Sylvia works at an expensive shop. When André falls in love with Sylvia, he puts his photocopier to another use and prints money for himself so he can afford to go and shop at her store.

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