Foreign Films

Kai po che [DVD videorecording] : brothers--for life

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Kapoor, Abhishek.
Publisher UTV Motion Pictures, [2013]
Widescreen
1 videodisc (ca. 143 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND KAI
Summary Three young and ambitious men are driven to open a training academy to produce the country's next cricket stars. What follows is an epic story of passion, friendship and destiny, spun around by real-life events that changed everything forever.

Rust and bone [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Audiard, Jacques.
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2013.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE RUS
Summary Ali and his son depart Belgium for Antibes to reside with his sister and her husband. Ali's connection with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, intensifies when she endures a horrific accident.

The Bletchley circle [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Burt, Guy, 1972-
Publisher PBS Distribution, 2013.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 135 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI BLE
Summary Four women who worked as code breakers at Bletchley Park during World War II have taken up civilian lives after the war. Now in 1952, Susan hears about a string of murders in London and her old Bletchley spirit is ignited. She has collated data about a series of murders and tries to convince the police she knows where another body is, but they are unable to locate it and dismiss her. She turns to her three old Bletchley friends and they work out where the next victim will be taken, find the body, and then decide they are the only ones who can track down the killer.

Leonie [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Mortimer, Emily.
Publisher Monterey Video, c2013.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE LEO
Summary The true life story of Leonie Gilmour, whose life crossed continents, wars, and cultures, embodied with courage and passion in search of art and freedom. A tender and inspiring story of a remarkable woman who nurtures the amazing artistic talent of her son, who has only one way to succeed and one person to guide him, as he grows into the world-renowned artist Isamu Noguchi.

The flat [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Goldfinger, Arnon, 1963-
Publisher Distributed by MPI Home Video, 2013.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER 940.5318 FLA
Summary Filmmaker Arnon Goldfinger travels to Tel Aviv to clean out the apartment of his recently-deceased German-born Jewish grandmother. As he is cleaning out her belongings he finds evidence that his grandmother and her husband were good friends with Leopold von Mildenstein, a leading official in the Nazi propaganda ministry and remained friends with him following World War II. Disturbed by the knowledge that his Jewish grandparents had a close relationship with a Nazi following the Holocaust, Goldfinger begins an unsettling journey into his family's history and discovers that knowing the truth can be a terrible burden. The Flat is a real-life suspense story about how the past can return to haunt the present.

Kwanghae, wang i toen namja [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Yi, Pyŏng-hŏn, 1970-
Publisher CJ Entertainment, 2013.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (131 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR MAS
Summary Amid national chaos and fear for his life, tyrannical King Gwanghae orders his trusted counselor to find a royal body double. He recruits a crude, working-class peasant, Ha-seon, a village performer who bears a startling resemblance to the ruler. When the king falls into a coma from poisoning, he is secreted away to recover and Ha-seon reluctantly assumes the throne, forced to pull off history's biggest masquerade.

Lore [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Shortland, Cate, 1968-
Publisher Music Box Films, 2013.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER LOR
Summary Abandoned by their Nazi parents at the end of World War II, five German siblings, led by fourteen year old Lore embark on a harrowing journey across their war-torn country. When the group encounters Thomas, a Jewish refugee, Lore finds herself conflicted between her innate contempt for his kind and her burgeoning attraction.

Kon-Tiki [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Sandberg, Espen.
Publisher Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2012
Widescreen.
2 videodiscs (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR KON
Summary Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl crossed the Pacific Ocean in a balsa wood raft in 1947, together with five men, to prove that South Americans back in pre-Columbian times could have crossed the sea to settle on Polynesian islands. After gathering financing for the trip with loans and donations, they set off on an epic 101-day-long journey across eight thousand kilometers, all while the world was watching. This feature film is based on Heyerdahl's life story.

Museum hours [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Cohen, Jem,
Publisher Cinema Guild, [2013] © 2013
1 videodisc (approximately 106 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 1 booklet ([18] p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER MUS
Summary When a Vienna museum guard befriends an enigmatic visitor, the grand Kunsthistorisches Museum becomes a mysterious crossroads which sparks explorations of their lives, the city, and the ways artworks reflect and shape the world.

Love is all you need [DVD videorecording] = Den skaldede frisør

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Bier, Susanne, 1960-
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2013.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR LOV
Summary A hairdresser completes her cancer treatment, walks into her home to celebrate with her family, and is met with a even bigger surprise.

Fill the Void [DVD videorecording] = Lemale et ha'chalal

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Burshtein, Rama, 1967-
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2013.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR FIL
Summary A devout 18-year-old Israeli is pressured to marry the husband of her late sister. Declaring her independence is not an option in Tel Aviv's ultra-Orthodox Hasidic community, where religious law, tradition and the rabbi's word are absolute.

One more try [DVD Videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Santos-Concio, Charo,
Publisher Star Recording, 2013. ABS-CBN Int'l (North America), [2013] ©2013.
Uncut version ; International edition.
1 videodisc (DVD) (102 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 inches.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR ONE
Summary "For her ailing son to be healed, Grace (Angel Locsin) needs to reconnect with Edward (Dingdong Dantes), the biological father. This daunting process of saving her son's life slowly destroys their respective current relationships. Edward's wife Jacq (Angelica Panganiban) is becoming paranoid of this returning old flame of her husband. On the other hand, Grace's ever supportive boyfriend Tristan (Zanjoe Marudo) gradually doubts his significance in her life"--container.

I wish [DVD videorecording] = Kiseki

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Koreeda, Hirokazu, 1962-
Publisher [Distributed by] Magnolia Home Entertainment, c2012.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP I
Summary Twelve-year-old Koichi, separated from his brother Ryunosuke due to his parents' divorce, begins to believe that Japan's new bullet train service will create a miracle when the first trains pass each other at top speed, and enlists a group of friends on an improbable mission.

Train of life [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Mihaileanu, Radu.
Publisher Olive Films, c2012.
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE TRA
Summary The year is 1941, and a tiny Jewish community in France is faced with some shocking news: the Nazis are coming. But Shlomo, the not-so-foolish village idiot, has a plan; before the Germans can dispatch them to camps, the townspeople will 'deport' themselves--to freedom. In a daring race against time, they build their own train and, masquerading as Nazis and their prisoners, attempt one of the greatest escapes in history.

The well-digger's daughter [DVD videorecording] = La fille du puisatier

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Sarde, Alain, 1952-
Publisher Manufactured and distributed by Kino Lorber, 2012.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE WEL
Summary In pre-World War II France, a father is torn between his sense of honor and his deep love for his saintly daughter when she gets in trouble with a dashing air force pilot.

A cat in Paris [DVD videorecording] = Une vie de chat

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Felicioli, Jean-Loup.
Publisher New Video, c2012.
1 videodisc (ca. 62 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE CAT
Summary In Paris, a cat who lives a secret life as a cat burglar's aide must come to the rescue of Zoe, the little girl he lives with, after she falls into a gangster's clutches.

Les enfants du paradis [DVD videorecording] = Children of paradise

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Carné, Marcel,
Publisher Criterion Collection, [2012]
Full screen ; Two-DVD special ed.
2 videodiscs (190 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (40 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE CHI
Summary A story which revolves around theater in 19th century Paris, and the love between the mime Debureau and the beautiful courtesan Garance who is also loved by an aristocrat, a criminal, and an actor.

In darkness [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Holland, Agnieszka, 1948-
Publisher Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2012]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (144 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POL IN
Summary Leopold Socha is a sewer worker and petty thief in Lvov, a Nazi occupied city in Poland. One day he encounters a group of Jews trying to escape the liquidation of the ghetto. He hides them for money in the labyrinth of the town's sewers beneath the bustling activity of the city above. What starts out as a straightforward and cynical business arrangement turns into something very unexpected, the unlikely alliance between Socha and the Jews as the enterprise seeps deeper into Socha's conscience.

Little girl [DVD videorecording] = La pivellina

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Frimmel, Rainer, 1971-
Publisher First Run Features, [2012]
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA LIT
Summary A captivating tale of people at the margins of society who open their hearts to a stranger. In a run-down park on the outskirts of Rome, a two-year-old girl is discovered and taken in by a family of hard-luck circus performers. A note from a desperate mother reveals little about who she is or why she was left. As the bond grows between the girl and her surrogate family, this naturalistic drama becomes a revealing and soulful portrait of courage and discrimination, and of loss and togetherness.

Headhunters [DVD videorecording] = Hodejegerne

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Tyldum, Morten,
Publisher Distributed by Magnolia Home Entertainment, c2012.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR HEA
Summary Roger, an accomplished headhunter by day and art thief when opportunity knocks, decides to risk it all to get his hands on an extremely valuable painting, and in doing so discovers something which makes him a hunted man.

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