Foreign Films

The republic of love [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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.

Viva Laldjérie [DVD videorecording] = Viva Algeria

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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.

Persona [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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.

Inteqam [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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.

Chokher Bl̃i [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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 man of the year [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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.

Bus 174 [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Padilha, José.
Publisher Hart Sharp, 2004.
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., b&w, col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POR BUS
Summary A powerful, award-winning examination of the tragic series of events that followed a desperate bus hijacking in Rio de Janeiro in 2000 that turned deadly when a SWAT team took evasive action against the drug-addled hijacker.

Waiting list [DVD videorecording] = Lista de espera

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Herrero, Gerardo.
Publisher Wellspring Media, [2004]
1 videodisc (ca. 102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN SPA WAI
Summary A rundown bus station in rural Cuba becomes the backdrop for romance and miracles in Juan Carlos Tabio's blend of magical realism and social commentary.

In July [DVD videorecording] = Im Juli

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Akin, Faith, 1973-
Publisher Koch Lorber Films, [2004]
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER IN
Summary Daniel, a young teacher, decides to spend his summer at home in Hamburg. At the local flea market, he meets Juli, who is immediately attracted to him, a fact to which Daniel seems oblivious. On the same day, Daniel meets Melek, a young Turkish girl, with whom he is immediately smitten. Ignoring his earlier plans, he sets out in pursuit of her across the Balkans. Along the way he picks up a hitchhiker, who just happens to be Juli.

Early summer [DVD videorecording] = Bakush*u

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Ozu, Yasujir*o, 1903-1963.
Publisher Criterion Collection, c2004, 1951.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (125 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP EAR
Summary The Mamiya family is seeking a husband for their daughter, Noriko, but she has ideas of her own.

Bon voyage [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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.

Mano po 2 [DVD videorecording] : My home

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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?

Masti [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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.

Let's enjoy! [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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.

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