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

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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.

Coco before Chanel [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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.

The girl with the dragon tattoo [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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.

Flame and Citron [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Rahbek, Lars Bredo.
Publisher IFC Films, [2010]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR FLA
Summary Copenhagen, 1944. A young idealist codenamed Flame and tense family man Citron are two Resistance fighters who become the underground's most proficient killers of collaborators and sympathizers. The Nazi SS is hunting them. They trust only each other. But in a time where fear and mercy must live in the shadows, a mysterious woman and a new assignment to assassinate the head of the Gestapo may lead them to the deadliest place of all. Based on the Holder Danske's most famous agents.

Paris [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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.

Cloud 9 [DVD videorecording] = Wolke 9

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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.

Inspector Bellamy [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Godeau, Patrick.
Publisher IFC Films, c2010.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE INS
Summary Inspector Bellamy tries to go on vacation but murder travels with him, not to mention his black sheep of a brother, his bored wife, and enough suspects to fill a cruise ship. A suspenseful mystery in which even the inspector has a motive no one would suspect.

Hideaway [DVD videorecording] = Le refuge

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Carré, Isabelle, 1971-
Publisher Strand Releasing, c2010.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE HID
Summary Mousse and Louis are young, beautiful, rich, and in love, but drugs have invaded their lives. After Louis' fatal overdose, Mousse soon learns she is pregnant. Feeling lost, Mousse escapes to a beautiful beach house far from Paris and is soon joined in her refuge by Louis' gay brother, Paul. The two strangers gradually develop an unusual and deeply moving relationship as Ozon continues his unique exploration of the nature of family and blood ties.

Micmacs [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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.

Let it rain [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Jaoui, Agnès.
Publisher IFC Films, c2010.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (99 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE LET
Summary Feminist writer Agathe returns to France to help her sister, Florence, sort out their deceased mother's affairs. While there, Agathe decides to test the political waters and run in a local election. She also agrees to be interviewed for a documentary about successful women by two blundering reporters. As romantic entanglements, class resentments, and the uncooperative weather intrude, Agathe's life hysterically unravels, and the bumbling filmmakers are there to capture it all.

Around a small mountain [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Castellitto, Sergio, 1953-
Publisher Cinema Guild, c2010.
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE ARO
Summary On a winding mountain road, Vittorio stops to help Kate, whose car has broken down. After gallantly making the repair, without a single word spoken, he speeds off. When their paths cross again, Vittorio learns that Kate has returned to join her family's traveling circus after leaving under mysterious conditions many years ago. Intrigued by her story, Vittorio stays for the show, and the next one, and little by little is integrated into the circus and the lives of its performers.

The warlords [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Chen, Kexin, 1962-
Publisher Magnolia Home Entertainment, 2010.
1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI WAR
Summary This lavish historical epic is set in the midst of war and political upheaval during the Taiping Rebellion of the 1860s.

Ajami [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Copti, Scandar, 1975-
Publisher Kino International, c2010.
[Widescreen].
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR AJA
Summary Shakespearian in its scope and themes; revenge, loyalty, hope and despair, draws us into the lives of two brothers fearing assassination; a young refugee working illegally to cover his mother's medical expenses; a cop obsessed with finding his missing brother. Through this dramatic collision of different worlds, we witness cultural and religious tensions simmering beneath the surface and the tragic consequences of enemies living as neighbors.

Noemie le secret [DVD videorecording] = Noémie the secret

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Larouche, Christian.
Publisher Crystal Films Distribution, 2010.
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE NOE
Summary A little girl who is curious about everything learns about a treasure hidden in an apartment with the help of a map and a kindly neighbor named Mrs. Lumbago.

Vincere [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Mezzogiorno, Giovanna, 1974-
Publisher IFC Films : MPI Media Group [distributor], c2010.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (124 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA VIN
Summary About fascist dictator Benito Mussolini and the woman he loved. Ida Dalser was scorned, denounced, and then written out of history. Mussolini's rise to power and Dalser's descent into an insane asylum are tragic counterpoints in a doomed romance. Dalser may have been written off at the time, but Bellocchio and Mezzogiorno allow her a final, unexpected triumph in this cinematic masterwork.

The girl who played with fire [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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.

I am love [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
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.

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