Foreign Films

In the city of Sylvia [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Guerin, José Luis.
Publisher Cinema Guild, [2011]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE IN
Summary A young artist searches the winding streets of Strasbourg in search of an old love. While sketching the beautiful women he sees around him at an outdoor cafe, he believes he sees the woman he met several years earlier. He sets off to find her, dashing down city streets and hoping to finally capture his lost love.

Max Manus [DVD videorecording] : man of war.

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Hennie, Aksel, 1975-
Publisher Music Box Films, 2011.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (113 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR MAX
Summary An explosive, adrenaline-pumping thrill ride and the tale of one man's heroic actions in the line of duty. Based on the true story of World War II saboteur Max Manus and his personal struggles.

En ganske snill mann [DVD videorecording] = A somewhat gentle man

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Moland, Hans Petter.
Publisher Strand Releasing, c2011.
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR SOM
Summary Ulrik is a somewhat gentle man, as far as gangsters go. Reluctantly back on the streets following a stint in prison, Ulrik's boss greets him with open arms and a plan to settle an old score. With a demented sense of professional pride, Ulrik's boss sets in motion a plan to right the wrong done to his star employee. The problem is, Ulrik would rather go about his own business, however mundane, than get involved with his ragtag colleagues again.

The man from nowhere [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Lee, Jeong-Beom.
Publisher Well Go USA Entertainment, [2011]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (119 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR MAN
Summary Tae-Shik is an ex-special agent with a tragic past. He runs a small pawnshop, and So-Mi, the young girl who lives next door, is his only friend. When So-Mi's mother becomes involved in a major crime, mother and daughter are kidnapped. To save So-Mi, Tae-Shik makes a certain arrangement with the crime mob. With So-Mi missing, the police begin to chase Tae-Shik. With the police and the underground mob closing in, Tae-Shik continues his frantic search as his hidden past slowly becomes revealed.

A summer in La Goulette [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Boughedir, Ferid, 1944-
Publisher Kino International, c2011.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR SUM
Summary The year is 1967 in La Goulette, a small harbor town in the suburbs of Tunis where various cultures have lived together for ages in effortless harmony. Youssef, Jojo, and Giuseppe are as inseparable as their three 16-year-old daughters, Meriem, Gigi, and Tina. In a fit of teenage provocation, the three girls swear that they will lose their virginity by the day of the procession of the Madonna. To make matters worse, each of them has her eyes on a boy of a different religion.

Zindagi na milegi dobara [DVD videorecording]

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

Before your eyes [DVD videorecording]

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

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

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

The sorrow and the pity [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Ophüls, Marcel
Publisher Milestone Film & Video, c2011.
2 videodiscs (DVD) (251 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE 944.0816 SOR
Summary Through interviews with participants and newsreel footage, examines the occupation of France by the Germans during World War II as it occurred in the French city of Clermont-Ferrand. Concentrates on the themes of collaboration and resistance.

11 flowers [DVD videorecording]

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

Potíche [DVD videorecording] = Trophy wife

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

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
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

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

The pale horse [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Thrussell, Karen.
Publisher Acorn Media : ITV Studios Home Entertainment, c2011.
Widescreen or full screen.
2 videodiscs (ca. 190 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI PAL
Summary Agatha Christie's much-loved heroine is back on the case in a sparkling version of her 1961 novel. Miss Marple takes on a spooky murder case at an inn run by three modern-day witches.

Christopher and his kind [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Elyot, Kevin.
Publisher BFS Entertainment & Multimedia, [2011]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI CHR
Summary Based on writer Christopher Isherwood's critically acclaimed memoir, this landmark BBC adaptation gives a fascinating glimpse into the decadent and politically unstable world of 1930s Berlin.

Do dooni chaar [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Singh, Neetu.
Publisher Walt Disney Home Entertainment, 2011.
Widescreen presentation.
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND DO
Summary A charming picture of the family life of a middle class teacher in India, who is constantly coping with the demands of his family versus his ever-decreasing salary.

Just William [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Seed, Paul.
Publisher Distributed by BFS Entertainment & Multimedia, c2011.
Widescreen version.
2 videodiscs (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI JUS
Summary Presents the adventures of 11-year-old William Brown and his intrepid band of friends, 'the Outlaws.' Scruffy, irrepressible schoolboy William, despite his good intentions, invariably ends up causing chaos and getting into trouble. A hero in his own mind, William battles disapproving adults, his long-suffering parents, teachers and older siblings to see justice done. Based on Richmal Crompton's comedic short stories and books.

The music room [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Ray, Satyajit, 1921-1992.
Publisher Criterion Collection, 2011.
Full screen presentation.
2 videodiscs (99 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR MUS
Summary Director Satyajit Ray brilliantly evokes the crumbling opulence of the world of a fallen aristocrat desperately clinging to his way of life. His greatest joy is the music room in which he has hosted lavish concerts over the years, now a shadow of its former vivid self. An incandescent depiction of the clash between tradition and modernity, and a showcase for some of India's most popular musicians of the day.

Once upon a warrior [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Kovelamudi, Prakash.
Publisher Walt Disney Home Entertainment, 2011.
Widescreen presentation.
1 videodisc (133 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR ONC
Summary Set in the fictitious tear-shaped land of Sangarashtra, it follows the epic journey of Moksha, a nine-year-old girl with special healing powers. As she embarks on a quest to save her homeland from the tyranny of an evil queen, Moksha joins forces with the swashbuckling blind warrior Yodha and his gypsy girlfriend Priya. Working together, will all three be able to save their village from the evil queen's army?

Park benches [DVD videorecording] = Bancs publics

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Podalydès, Bruno.
Publisher IFC Films, [2011]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (114 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE PAR
Summary As she does every morning, Lucie joins her colleagues at the office with a smile. It's a working day just like any other. Then suddenly, all activity in the office stops and attention turns toward a window of the building across the way and a banner reading 'Man Alone.' Is it a hoax? A cry for help? Everyone has their own interpretation, and will try to discover what lies behind the mysterious message.

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