Foreign Films

Lore [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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.

Leonie [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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.

The Bletchley circle [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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.

Les soeurs Brontë [DVD videorecording] = The Brontë sisters

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Adjani, Isabelle, 1955-
Publisher Cohen Media Group, 2013
Widescreen
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE BRO
Summary In a remote English village, three sisters, Charlotte, Emily, and Anne, live a simple life with their brother, Branwell, and their father, the pastor Patrick Bronte. Although compelled to take posts as governesses or private tutors, the four siblings nurture their artistic aspirations. Branwell's poems begin to interest other writers and each of the sisters publishes a successful novel. The family's good fortune, however, is short lived, and soon tragedy strikes.

Kon-Tiki [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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.

The intouchables [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Duval Adassovsky, Nicolas.
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2013.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE INT
Summary An irreverent, uplifting comedy about friendship, trust, and human possibility. Based on a true story of friendship between a handicapped millionaire and his street-smart ex-con caretaker, The Intouchables depicts an unlikely camaraderie rooted in honesty and humor between two individuals who, on the surface, would seem to have nothing in common.

Pina [DVD videorecording] : dance, dance, otherwise we are lost

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Wenders, Wim.
Publisher [Distributed by] Criterion Collection, c2013.
Director-approved two-dvd special ed. ; Widescreen.
2 videodiscs (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (35 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER PIN
Summary A documentary tribute to the late German choreographer Pina Bausch. Includes many performances of her most famous creations.

Now is good [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Broadbent, Graham.
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2013.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR NOW
Summary Live every moment, love every minute. A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. On the top of her list is the desire to lose her virginity.

A royal affair [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Heisterberg, Rasmus.
Publisher Magnolia Home Entertainment, 2013.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 137 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR ROY
Summary The passionate and forbidden romance between the insane Danish King, the royal physician, and the young but strong-willed Queen leads to a revolution that changes an entire nation.

Chicken with plums [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Panahi, Hengameh.
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2013.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE CHI
Summary Nasser-Ali Khan appears to care more about his career than his family, but there is more to him than just the surface. After his beloved violin breaks, he sets out to replace it with his son's help. But when he cannot replace the instrument, he decides that the only solution to his sorrow is death. As he lies in bed waiting to die, his wife provides him with delicacies, such as chicken and plums, to help him find a reason to live again. Along the way, the family explores life with a view of beauty and humor.

Rust and bone [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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.

Museum hours [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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.

The other son [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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.

In darkness [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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.

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