Foreign Films

Chhota chetan [DVD videorecording]

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

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

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

James' journey to Jerusalem [DVD videorecording]

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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.

Firefly dreams [DVD videorecording] = Ichiban utsukushii natsu

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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.

Ikiru [DVD videorecording]

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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.

Teddy bear [DVD videorecording] = Miś

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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

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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.

Scenes from a marriage [DVD videorecording]

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

The music room [DVD videorecording] = Jalasāgara = Jalsaghar

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

M [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Lang, Fritz, 1890-1976.
Publisher Criterion Collection, [2004]
Two-DVD special edition.
2 videodiscs (110 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER M
Summary When a serial killer is stalking the children of the city, everyone, including the criminal underworld, wants to see him brought down. The story is based on the Düsseldorf child murders of 1929.

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