Foreign Films

Laddaland [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Sangkapreecha, Saharath.
Publisher Millennium Entertainment, [2012]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (117 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR LAD
Summary Based on the true story of a gated community that was shut down after a series of mysterious deaths and paranormal occurrences. When a family moves to Ladda Land, an upscale housing development with large, beautiful homes, they discover life in their new neighborhood isn't so perfect as they encounter a series of terrifying, paranormal events that drives them to the edge of insanity.

Footnote [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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.

The cave of the yellow dog [DVD videorecording] = Höhle des gelben Hundes

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Byambasuren, Davaa, 1971-
Publisher Palisades Tartan Film Acquisitions, [2012]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR CAV
Summary A little girl in a family of nomads in Mongolia finds herself at odds with her family when she brings home a dog her father is certain killed their sheep, and he will not allow her to keep it.

Le Havre [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Kaurismäki, Aki, 1957-
Publisher Criterion Collection, c2012.
Widescreen ; director approved two-DVD special ed.
2 videodiscs (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (24 p. ; col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE LE
Summary Marcel Marx, an old bohemian living in the French harbor city of Le Havre, stands up for a young African refugee when officials begin to pursue the boy for deportation.

Tomboy [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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.

Largo Winch [DVD videorecording] : the heir apparent

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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.

The salt of life [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Di Gregorio, Gianni.
Publisher [Distributed by] Zeitgeist Films, c2012.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA SAL
Summary A middle-aged retiree has become invisible to all the women of Rome, regardless of age or relation. He contends with a demanding mother; a patronizing wife; a slacker daughter; and a wild party-girl neighbor who uses him, as a dog walker. Watching his codger friends snare beautiful young girlfriends on the sun-kissed cobblestones of Trastevere, Giovanni tries his polite, utterly gracious best to generate some kind of extracurricular love life, with both hilarious and poignant results.

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

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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.

My afternoons with Margueritte [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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.

The first beautiful thing [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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].

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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.

The thieves [DVD videorecording] = Dodukdeul

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Ahn, So-Hyun.
Publisher Well Go USA, [2012]
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR THI
Summary In order to let things cool down from their latest heist, Popeye and his group of thieves go to Macau on a job. But the mastermind behind this job is none other than Popeye's old partner Macau Park, who escaped with 68kg of gold several years ago on their last job together. Macau Park brought Chinese thieves as well but little did they know what Macau Park planned for each one of them. His plan takes an unexpected turn when Popeye brings Pepsi, a genius safe-cracker and old flame of Macau Park, to settle the old score.

The other son [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Lévy, Lorraine.
Publisher Distributed by Entertainment One, 2012.
DVD ed.
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE OTH
Summary A provocative tale, filmed in Israel and the West Bank, of two young men, one Israeli, the other Palestinian, who discover they were accidentally switched at birth, and the complex repercussions on themselves and their respective families.

Rien à déclarer [DVD videorecording] = Nothing to declare

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Boon, Dany.
Publisher Pathé ; Seville, [2012]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., col., ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE RIE
Summary A Belgian Francophobe customs officer is forced to team up with a Frenchman during the elimination of the Franco-Belge borders in the 90s.

David & Kamal [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Kawasaki, Kikuo.
Publisher Distributed by MVD Visual, [2012]
1 videodisc (78 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND DAV
Summary David, a shy Jewish boy who lives in America, but is visiting his father in Jerusalem, develops a friendship with Kamal, a poor nine-year-old Arab boy who sells porstcards in the Old City.

The song of lunch [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Thompson, Emma.
Publisher British Broadcasting Corp., c2012.
Widescreen presentation.
1 videodisc (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI SON
Summary The Song of Lunch is based on Christopher Reid's narrative poem following the story of an unnamed book editor who is meeting his former love 15 years after their break-up for a nostalgic lunch at the Soho restaurant they used to frequent. The woman is now living a glamorous life in Paris, married to a world-renowned writer. The unnamed editor has failed in his writing career, detests his mundane publishing job and regrets the end of their love affair.

Young Goethe in love [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Stölzl, Philipp.
Publisher Music Box Films, c2012.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 102 min) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER YOU
Summary Germany 1772 - the young and tumultuous Johann Goethe aspires to be a poet; but after failing his law exams, he is sent by his father to a sleepy provincial court to mend his ways. Unsure of his talent and eager to prove himself, Goethe soon wins the praise and friendship of his superior Kestner. But then Lotte enters his life and nothing is the same as before. However, the young lovers are unaware that her father has already promised Lotte's hand to another man.

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