Foreign Films

Rust and bone [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
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.

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

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
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]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
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.

Largo Winch [DVD videorecording] : the heir apparent

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Rappeneau, Julien.
Publisher Music Box Films, c2012.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE HEI
Summary When billionaire financier Nerio Winch and head of the W Group is murdered, his second in command must locate his only heir, a heretofore unknown adopted son, Largo. But first the heir, a twenty-something adventurer, must overcome an onslaught of drug traffickers, assassins, corporate raiders and double-dealing insiders to fulfill his destiny in this twisty, fast-paced corporate thriller.

Quill [DVD videorecording] : the life of a guide dog

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Sai, Yōichi, 1949-
Publisher Music Box Films, c2012.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP QUI
Summary The story of a yellow lab retriever guide dog for the blind named Quill. We follow Quill from the litter, his selection to become a guide, and his life with a foster family until his first birthday, followed by highly specialized schooling in guiding the sightless. He is paired with a blind man who is at first reluctant to rely on Quill. But Quill's great patience, gentleness, and skill eventually win him over and they become inseparable friends.

The first beautiful thing [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Virzì, Paolo.
Publisher Palisades Tartan, 2012.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA FIR
Summary Returning home to his dying mother, Bruno discovers the sacrifices she made raising him and his sister and recalls her lessons in finding the joy in life.

Human failure [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Verhoeven, Michael, 1938-
Publisher Menemsha Films, 2012.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER 943.5318 HUM
Summary The expropriation of assets from German Jews, during the Third Reich, benefitted virtually every other German citizen. It was not only the Gestapo who invaded Jewish residences in order to confiscate all property from bank accounts to the last item of clothing, it was the German tax officials. A bizarre competition evolved between bureaucrats as to how to organize the robbery of the Jews before they were expelled, or sent to their deaths. Larger assets went to the tax office, smaller goods were sold to friends and neighbors in public auctions of “non-Aryan” property.

Miss Minoes [DVD videorecording].

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Houten, Carice van, 1976-
Publisher Music Box Films, c2012.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR MIS
Summary Miss Minoes is a cat who is transformed into a young woman and befriends Tibbe, a shy, bumbling reporter for the local paper. Miss Minoes, still recognized as a cat by neighborhood felines despite her new appearance, organizes them into a news-gathering service and helps Tibbe become a star reporter. He soon turns investigative and discovers that the popular chairman of the 'Club For Friends of Animals' and boss of a nearby factory has evil plans.

Monsieur Lazhar [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Dery, Luc.
Publisher Music Box Films, c2012.
Widescreen
1 videodisc (94 min) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE MON
Summary At a Montreal public grade school, an Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a popular teacher who committed suicide in her classroom. While helping his students deal with their grief, his own recent loss is revealed.

My afternoons with Margueritte [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Depardieu, Gérard, 1948-
Publisher Cohen Media Group : Distributed by New Video Group, 2012.
1 videodisc (83 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE MY
Summary Germain, a nearly illiterate fifty-something man who is considered the idiot of his small French town, meets elderly Margueritte, who is articulate and highly intelligent, and, through their afternoon visits and friendship, Germain begins to realize he is smarter than he thought.

Footnote [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Mandil, David.
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2012]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR FOO
Summary Eliezer and Uriel Shkolnik are father and son as well as rival professors in Talmudic Studies. When both men learn that Eliezer will be lauded for his work, their complicated relationship reaches a new peak.

In darkness [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
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

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
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.

Tomboy [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Siamma, Céline.
Publisher Wolfe Video LLC, c2012.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (82 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE TOM
Summary Laure is 10 years old and a tomboy. On arrival in a new neighborhood, she lets Lisa and her crowd believe that she is a boy. Summer becomes a big playground and Laure pretends to be "Mikael", a boy like the others, different enough to get the attention of Lisa, who falls in love with him. Laure takes advantage of her new identity as if the end of the summer would never reveal her unsettling secret.

The time that remains [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Gentile, Michael.
Publisher IFC Films, [2012]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR TIM
Summary A humorous, heartbreaking film that explores life among the Israeli Arab community, shot largely in homes and places in which Elia Suleiman's family once lived. Inspired by his father's diaries, letters his mother sent to family members who had fled the Israeli occupation, and the director's own recollections, the film recounts the saga of the filmmaker's family in subtly hilarious vignettes.

I wish [DVD videorecording] = Kiseki

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
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.

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

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
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.

Train of life [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
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

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
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.

Headhunters [DVD videorecording] = Hodejegerne

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
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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