Foreign Films

The dirty picture [DVD videorecording] = Ḍha ḍirṭī pikcar

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Luthria, Milan.
Publisher Shemaroo Entertainment, 2012.
[Widescreen ed.]
1 videodisc (ca. 145 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND DIR
Summary Imagine a make-up girl who became an extra and then the most wanted heroine of the early 80s. Chronicling the meteoric rise and steep fall of an erstwhile screen sensation, The dirty picture is set against the colorful and entertaining backdrop of the south film industry of the 80s. The quintessential siren, Silk, knew her audiences, and it didn't seem like anything would stop the firecely ambitious starlet, till it did, in the shape of unrequited love. To the world, she was the queen of sensuality. But at heart, Silk was just another woman craving true love. An unfortunate encounter with deceit and infidelity led to dire consequences.

Je suis heureux que ma mère soit vivante [DVD videorecording] = I'm glad my mother is alive

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Miller, Claude.
Publisher Strand Releasing, [2012]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE IM
Summary Thomas is a troubled teenager who was given up for adoption as a toddler and is now obsessed with finding his birth mother. After searching for years, Thomas finally finds his mother single, with a young child, and living in a nearby suburb. Thomas starts a relationship with her which is part courtship and part obsessive and eventually drives him to an act of madness.

Baby Angelo [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Jiménez, Monster.
Publisher Pathfinder Home Entertainment, [2012]
Full screen ed.
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR BAB
Summary A four-month old fetus is discovered in the garbage of a humble apartment in Manila. Bong, one of the residents of the apartment, investigates the affair after the police ignore the incident. Searching for answers slowly falls by the wayside and the relationships between the tenants of the apartment propels the film.

The fatherless [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Kreutzer, Marie.
Publisher Vanguard, 2012.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER FAT
Summary The two brothers and their sister, brought together when their father dies, are stunned by the appearance of their sister Kyra. She suddenly vanished over twenty years ago during the breakup of the hippie commune where they were all born. Kyra discovers that her very existence has been kept secret and she starts to uncover old mysteries.

Unofficially yours [DVD Videorecording] : uncut

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Garcia-Molina, Cathy,
Publisher Star, 2012. ©2012.
Uncut.
1 videodisc (DVD) (107 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 inches.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR UND
Summary "A day before Mackie Galvez (John Lloyd Cruz) starts his new life working at the newspaper company, his friends urge him to go out and have fun. For the first time, he ends up having a one night stand with a very attractive yet mysterious woman. The next day, he wakes up to find that the woman has left. Despite that wonderful night together and their undeniable connection, the woman remains a mystery to him. He would never have a chance to see her again... Until Mackie gets the ultimate surprise when he sees her again--Ces Bricenio (Angel Locsin) -- in his new workplace and finds out that she would be training him as a reporter. As Mackie's apprenticeship with Ces draws them closer to each other, they succumb to the physical attraction and sexual tension that they end up having a series of one night stands, which become routine. Mackie knows he's falling in love but Ces, despite her budding feelings for him, is resolved to shun love away. In the modern times where relationships don't need an official status anymore, does love between two people still require the commitment and promise to make it grow?"--container.

Delhi belly [DVD videorecording] : s#!t happens

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Khan, Aamir, 1965-
Publisher UTV Communications, [2011]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (126 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND DEL
Summary When two packages get mixed up and delivered to the wrong persons, Tashi and his roommates become targets of a notorious gangster.

Before your eyes [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Bezar, Miraz, 1971-
Publisher Film Movement ; Distributed by RB Media, [2011]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (102, 10 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR BEF
Summary Ten-year-old Gulistan and her brother Firat live in the heart of Turkish Kurdistan. Tragedy strikes when their parents are shot down by paramilitary gunmen before their very eyes. Traumatized and orphaned, Gulistan and Firat try to care for their infant sister, but their money soon runs out and they're forced onto the street. It is there that Gulistan meets the part-time escort Dilara. Accompanying her on a hotel call one day, Gulistan is shocked to recognize Dilara's client as the murderer of her parents, and she devises a method of revenge.

Trollhunter [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Jacobsen, John M.
Publisher Magnolia Home Entertainment, 2011.
[Widescreen format].
1 videodisc (ca. 103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR TRO
Summary A group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear killings, but learns that there are much more dangerous things going on. They start to follow a mysterious hunter, learning that he is actually a troll hunter.

Zindagi na milegi dobara [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Sidhwani, Ritesh.
Publisher Eros Entertainment, [2011]
Widescreen.
2 videodiscs (154 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND ZIN
Summary "Three friends decide to turn their fantasy vacation into reality after one of their number becomes engaged"--IMDb.

Army of crime [DVD videorecording] = Armée du crime

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Guédiguian, Robert, 1953-
Publisher Lorber Films, c2011.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (138 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE ARM
Summary In Paris, 1941, Armenian poet Missak Manouchian leads a motley crew of foreign-born resistance fighters in clandestine battle against the Nazi occupation. An initially reluctant Manouchian and his team must resort to guerilla tactics and radical measures in the name of liberty. News of their daring attacks, including the assassination of an SS general, eventually reaches Berlin.

Letters to Father Jacob [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Härö, Klaus.
Publisher Olive Films, c2011.
[Widescreen]..
1 videodisc (75 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR LET
Summary Leila, who's serving a life sentence for murder, is pardoned and offered a job in a secluded parsonage reading and composing letters for Father Jacob, a blind priest. She reluctantly accepts the job and resents the man at first, but gradually grows to admire him for his positive outlook and his continued help to those seeking prayers and counsel. Two completely different lives are unexpectedly intertwined in this heartwarming tales of personal redemption.

A time for drunken horses [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Ghobadi, Bahman.
Publisher Lorber Films, c2011.
[Widescreen].
1 videodisc (75 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR TIM
Summary After their father dies, a family of five is forced to survive on their own in a Kurdish village on the border of Iran and Iraq. Matters are made worse when twelve-year-old Ayoub, the new head of the family, is told that his handicapped brother Madi needs an immediate operation in order to remain alive. The family must go to any length to survive in the harshest of conditions, where even the horses are fed liquor to get them to work.

Potíche [DVD videorecording] = Trophy wife

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Ozon, François, 1967-
Publisher Music Box Films, c2011.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE POT
Summary "A housebound trophy housewife steps in to manage the umbrella factory run by her tyrannical husband after the workers go on strike. To everyone's surprise, Suzanne proves herself a competent and assertive woman of action."

People on Sunday [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Schreyer, Annie.
Publisher Criterion Collection, c2011.
Special ed.
1 videodisc (73 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.+ 1 booklet.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER PEO
Summary An effervescent, sunlit silent film about a handful of city dwellers enjoying a weekend outing that offers a rare glimpse of Weimar-era Berlin. A unique hybrid of documentary and fictional storytelling, the film was both an experiment and a mainstream hit that would influence generations of film artists around the world. People On Sunday represents an astonishing confluence of talent, an early collaboration by a group of German filmmakers who would all go on to become major Hollywood players.

Trail of the panda [DVD videorecording] = Xiong mao hui jia lu

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Chalopin, Jean, 1950-
Publisher Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, c2011.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI TRA
Summary High in the mountains of the Sichuan province of China, a 10-year-old mute orphan boy, Lu, rescues a lost panda cub separated from its mother. As Lu struggles to protect the cub from trappers, the two form a unique connection. He names the panda cub Pang Pang (or 'Chubby') and gradually finds the confidence to speak again. When the cub is captured, Lu is forced to choose between his new companion and helping Pang Pang find its way home.

Ip Man 2 [DVD videorecording] : legend of the grandmaster

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Ye, Weixin.
Publisher Well Go USA, 2011.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI IP2
Summary New in Hong Kong, Ip Man must prove himself to the local martial arts masters before he is allowed to open his Wing Chun style martial arts academy.

The phantom carriage [DVD videorecording] = Kökarlen

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Sjöström, Victor, 1879-1960.
Publisher Criterion Collection, 2011.
DVD ed., full screen version.
1 videodisc (107 min.) : si., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR PHA
Summary The last person to die on New Year's Eve before the clock strikes twelve is doomed to take the reins of Death's chariot and work tirelessly collecting fresh souls for the next year. So says the legend that drives the Phantom Carriage, about an alcoholic, abusive ne'er-do-well who is shown the error of his ways and the pure-of-heart Salvation Army sister who believes in his redemption.

11 flowers [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Wang, Xiaoshuai.
Publisher First Run Features, [2011]
Widescreen
1 videodisc (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI ELE
Summary A coming-of-age tale set in the final days of China's Cultural Revolution. Eleven-year-old Wang lives with his family in a remote village in Guizhou Province. Life is tough, but they make the most of what little they have. When Wang is selected to lead his school in daily gymnastics, he is told he must wear a clean, new shirt, which forces his family to make a great sacrifice. Soon after, Wang has an encounter with a wounded, desperate man on the run. In no time their fates are intertwined.

Baarìa [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Tornatore, Giuseppe, 1956-
Publisher Image Entertainment, 2011.
[Widescreen format].
1 videodisc (151 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA BAA
Summary Grand-scale, semi-autobiographical portrait of life and love over three generations in a small town in Sicily. Set against the background of major events in the history of 20th century Italy.

Circumstance [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Keshavarz, Maryam.
Publisher Lions Gate Home Entertainment, c2011.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR CIR
Summary A provocative coming-of-age story that cracks open the hidden, underground world of Iranian youth culture filled with sex, drugs and defiance. This suspenseful tale of love and defiance unfolds as a wealthy family struggles to contain their teenage daughter's growing sexual rebellion and her brother's dangerous obsession.

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