Foreign Films

Largo Winch [DVD videorecording] : the heir apparent

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

I wish [DVD videorecording] = Kiseki

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Koreeda, Hirokazu, 1962-
Publisher [Distributed by] Magnolia Home Entertainment, c2012.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP I
Summary Twelve-year-old Koichi, separated from his brother Ryunosuke due to his parents' divorce, begins to believe that Japan's new bullet train service will create a miracle when the first trains pass each other at top speed, and enlists a group of friends on an improbable mission.

The thieves [DVD videorecording] = Dodukdeul

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
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 well-digger's daughter [DVD videorecording] = La fille du puisatier

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Sarde, Alain, 1952-
Publisher Manufactured and distributed by Kino Lorber, 2012.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE WEL
Summary In pre-World War II France, a father is torn between his sense of honor and his deep love for his saintly daughter when she gets in trouble with a dashing air force pilot.

Colosio, el asesinato [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Bolado, Carlos.
Publisher Gussi, c2012.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN SPA COL
Summary In March 1994, Luis Donaldo Colosio, PRI candidate for the presidency of Mexico, was shot after a political rally in the state of Tijuana.

Tristana [DVD videorecording]

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Buñuel, Luis, 1900-1983.
Publisher Cohen Media Group, 2012.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (99 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN SPA TRI
Summary After the death of her mother, young Tristana goes to live with her guardian, Don Lope, an older man who eventually breaks through his facade of respectability and seduces her. She repays him a hundred fold, preying on his jealousy and taunting him with perverse whimsies.

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

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

Young Goethe in love [DVD videorecording]

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

David & Kamal [DVD videorecording]

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

Unofficially yours [DVD Videorecording] : uncut

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

Baby Angelo [DVD videorecording]

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

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

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

11 flowers [DVD videorecording]

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

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

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

Zindagi na milegi dobara [DVD videorecording]

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

People on Sunday [DVD videorecording]

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

Potíche [DVD videorecording] = Trophy wife

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

Trollhunter [DVD videorecording]

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

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