Foreign Films

The law [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Lollobrigida, Gina, 1928-
Publisher Oscillscope Laboratories, c2010.
2 videodiscs (ca. 121 min.) : sd., b & w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE LAW
Summary A beautiful young woman in a sleepy Italian village is desired by the son of a mobster, but she only has eyes for a handsome young engineer. Unfortunately, he is as poor as she is so Marietta decides to steal a dowry from their love nest. In so doing she exposes the town's biggest lies.

Taking father home [DVD videorecording] = Bei ya zi de nan hai

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Ying, Liang, 1977-
Publisher Typecast Releasing ; Tidepoint Pictures, c2010.
Full screen version.
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI TAK
Summary Xu Yun, a teenager from a remote village, travels to the big city of Zigong, Sichuan Province with only a basket of poultry on his back. His mission is to find and retrieve his errant father, who walked out on his family six years before.

I am love [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Guadagnino, Luca, 1971-
Publisher Magnolia Home Entertainment, c2010.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA I
Summary The wealthy Recchi family has undergone sweeping changes. Eduardo Sr. has named a successor to the reins of his company, and surprised everyone by splitting power between his son Tancredi and grandson Edo. But Edo had always dreamed of opening a restaurant with his friend Antonio. To make matters worse, the very foundation of the entire family may be totally shattered after Tancredi's wife Emma falls deeply in love with Antonio and begins a passionate love affair.

Oscar et la dame Rose [DVD videorecording] = Oscar and the lady in pink

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Schmitt, Éric-Emmanuel.
Publisher Alliance Vivafilm, 2010.
Widescreen presentation.
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE OSC
Summary Oscar, a 10-year-old boy, lives in a hospital. Neither the doctors nor his parents have the courage to tell him the truth. After listening in to a conversation, he finds out he only has a few weeks to live. Furious, he refuses to speak to anyone except straight-talking Rose, who delivers pizza to the hospital.

Welcome [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Lioret, Philippe, 1955-
Publisher Film Movement, c2010.
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE WEL
Summary A 17-year-old Kurdish refugee has struggled his way in Europe in an attempt to unite with his girlfriend, who has emigrated to England. When he is stopped in France, he decides to swim the English Channel to complete his journey. The Berlin Wall: 75-year-old man attempts to re-build the Berlin Wall.

Everyone else [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Ade, Maren.
Publisher Cinema Guild, c2010.
1 videodisc (124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER EVE
Summary "A young couple's relationship is pushed to the brink while vacationing in the Mediterranean. On the surface, Chris and Gitti appear blissfully in love while enjoying the sun and sand of Sardinia. But as they spend more time together, their silly games and playful teasing begin to unmask hidden fears and desires. When they accidentally run into another, seemingly happier and more successful couple, the tensions between them erupt."--Container.

The girl who played with fire [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Alfredson, Daniel, 1959-
Publisher Music Box Films, c2010.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (2 hr., 9 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR GIR
Summary "In this second installment of Stieg Larsson's phenomenal 'Millennium' trilogy, Lisbeth Salander is a wanted woman. A researcher and a Millennium journalist about to expose the truth about the sex trade in Sweden are brutally murdered and Salander's prints are on the weapon. Her history of unpredictable and violent behavior makes her an official danger to society. Mikael Blomkvist, Salander's friend and Millennium's publisher, is alone in his belief of Salander's innocence. Digging deeper, Blomkvist unearths evidence implicating highly placed members of Swedish society--as well as shocking details about Salander's past. He is desperate to get to her before she is cornered--but no one can find her anywhere"--Container.

9th company [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Bondarchuk, Fedor, 1964-
Publisher WellGo USA, [2010?].
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (140 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR NIN
Summary The film is based on a true story of the 9th company during the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in the 1980s. Young Soviet Army recruits are sent from boot camp directly into the war in Afghanistan. Real war is not like boot camp at all. This inexperienced company is sent to defend a difficult position, a task which may be beyond their capabilities.

La France [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Thion, David.
Publisher Lorber Films : Distributed by Lorber HT Digital, c2010.
[Widescreen]
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE LA
Summary French farm girl Camille is awaiting news of her husband, who is fighting at the front. After she receives an enigmatic letter ending their relationship, she dresses up as a boy and joins a wandering regiment in search of her estranged love. Skirting the edges of battlefields, the platoon haunts the screen like shell-shocked specters, awakening for four uncannily beautiful musical numbers played on homemade string instruments.

Mid-August lunch [DVD videorecording] = Pranzo di Ferragosto

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Di Gregorio, Gianni.
Publisher Zeitgeist Films, c2010.
[Widescreen].
1 videodisc (75 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA MID
Summary A middle-aged man living with his elderly mother finds the best way to pay for their debts is to take care of the building manager's mother during the biggest festival of the year. Soon he finds himself with not two but four mothers to keep fed and happy.

Mademoiselle Chambon [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Lindon, Vincent.
Publisher Kino Lorber, [2010].
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE MAD
Summary Jean is a burly and happily married housing contractor. One fateful afternoon, he picks up his son from school and meets the teacher, a willowy beauty named Mademoiselle Chambon. Their flirtation slowly builds over lingering glances and an impromptu violin solo in Chambon's apartment. Jean soon comes to a crossroads, having to choose between the intensity of his bond with Chambon or the responsibility and care he feels for his wife and child. Special features included.

The girl who kicked the hornet's nest [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Nyqvist, Michael, 1960-2017
Publisher Music Box Films, c2010.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (2 hr., 9 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR GIR
Summary The final installment of Stieg Larsson's 'Millennium' trilogy. Lisbeth Salander is fighting for her life in more ways than one. In an intensive care unit and charged with three murders, she will have to not only prove her innocence, but also identify and denounce the same corrupt government institutions that nearly destroyed her life. Once upon a time, she was a victim. Now, Lisbeth Salander is fighting back.

The girl with the dragon tattoo [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Oplev, Niels Arden, 1961-
Publisher Music Box Films, c2010.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (152 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR GIR
Summary Forty years ago, Harriet Vanger disappeared from a family gathering on the island owned and inhabited by the powerful Vanger clan. Her body was never found and her beloved uncle is convinced she was murdered and that the killer is a member of his own tightly knit but dysfunctional family. He employs disgraced investigative journalist Mickael Blomkvist and the tattooed and troubled yet resourceful computer hacker Lisbeth Salander to investigate.

Captain Abu Raed [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Matalqa, Amin, 1976-
Publisher NeoClassics Films, c2010.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR CAP
Summary An airport janitor makes a big difference in the lives of the children in his poor neighborhood when they mistake him for an airplane pilot. Using his imagination to weave stories of the wonderful places he has visited around the world, a friendship develops as he brings hope to their otherwise grim home life.

Owl and the sparrow [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Gauger, Stephane.
Publisher Image Entertainment, [2010]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR OWL
Summary On the bustling streets of Saigon, three very different people all seeking connection are about to collide. A beautiful flight attendant looking for love, a zookeeper hiding within his animal kingdom to nurse a broken heart, and the young flower-selling runaway who brings them together.

Coco before Chanel [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Fontaine, Anne.
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2010.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE COC
Summary Years after being abandoned at an orphanage by her father, Gabrielle Chanel finds a job in a tailor shop where she meets, and soon begins an affair with French millionaire Etienne Balsan. Through Baron Balsan she is introduced into French society and given the opportunity to design her own style of hats. Though her career takes off, her personal life becomes more complicated when she falls in love with Balsan's former best friend Arthur Capel.

Cloud 9 [DVD videorecording] = Wolke 9

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Rommel, Peter.
Publisher Music Box Films, c2010.
[Widescreen]
1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER CLO
Summary The groundbreaking, lyrical, and moving story of Inge, a 67-year-old married woman who rediscovers her passion and her sexuality when she unexpectedly falls in love with 76-year-old Karl.

Paris [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Levy, Bruno.
Publisher IFC Films, c2010.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (129 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE PAR
Summary While waiting for a heart transplant that could save his life, Pierre reunites with his sister and her lively children. This rediscovery of his family and observation of the teeming streets outside his window give Pierre hope, and a new sense of how he might spend the time still left to him. A story about the middle-class and bourgeois, immigrants and students, fashion models and the homeless, and all the lovers and strangers whose paths could cross and change in Paris.

Micmacs [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Dussollier, André.
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2010.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE MIC
Summary First it was a mine that exploded in the Moroccan desert. Years later, it was a stray bullet that lodged in his brain. Bazil doesn't have much luck with weapons. Released from the hospital after his accident, Bazil is homeless. Luckily, he is taken in by a motley crew of junkyard dealers living in a veritable Ali Baba's cave. One day, while out walking, Bazil recognizes the logos of the weapons manufacturers that caused his misfortune, and sets out with his wacky friends to take revenge.

Heartbreaker [DVD videorecording]

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:34
by Chaumeil, Pascal.
Publisher IFC Films, c2010.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE HEA
Summary Alex is a romantic for hire. If your daughter or sister or friend is falling for the wrong man, Alex will get her to fall for him, watch her dump the loser, and then break her heart by walking away. She'll be sad but wiser and lucky to have avoided a bad relationship. It's a highly profitable business with one rule: don't fall in love. When Alex is hired to woo Juliette, he breaks her heart, and his own rule.

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