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301/302 [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Park, Sheol-su.
Publisher Koch Lorber Films, [2005]
1 videodisc (ca. 98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR THR
Summary The mysterious disappearance of one of two young women who live across the hall from each other provokes a police investigation that sets in motion a chain of flashbacks that illustrate the women's comically conflicted relationship. One is a compulsive cook and the other an anorexic.

Veer-Zaara [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Chopra, Yash.
Publisher Yash Raj Films Home Entertainment, c2005.
Widescreen ver.
2 videodiscs (film disc only, ca. 192 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND VEE
Summary "A love legend" -cover. Squadron Leader Veer Pratap Singh is a rescue pilot with the Indian Air Force. One day, on duty, he comes across Zaara, a girl from Pakistan who is stranded in India. Veer saves her life ... and his life is never the same again. Twenty-two years later, Saamiya Siddiqui, a Pakistani lawyer on her first case, finds herself face-to-face with an ageing Veer Pratap Singh. He has languished in a Pakistan jail cell for 22 years and has not spoken to anyone all these years - and no one knows why. Her mission is to discover the truth about Veer and see to it that justice is served.

Kung fu hustle [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Zhou, Xingchi, 1962-
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2005]
1 videodisc (99 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI KUN
Summary Sing, a hapless gangster, must overcome his inability to wield a knife and demonstrate his mettle in order to become a member of the notorious Axe Gang. He realizes he is the greatest kung fu master of them all, destined to protect the sacred streets.

Downfall [DVD videorecording] = Untergang

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Hirschbiegel, Oliver.
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2005.
[Widescreen].
1 videodisc (155 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER DOW
Summary Takes you into Hitler's bunker, in 1945, during the brutal and harrowing last days of the Third Reich. Seen through the eyes of Hitler's infamous secretary Traudl Junge, optimism crumbles into grim realization and terror as it becomes clear that Germany's defeat is inevitable. As the Russian army circles the city, the dimly lit halls of the underground refuge become an execution chamber for the Fuhrer and his closest advisors.

Abouna [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Haroun, Mahamat Saleh.
Publisher Home Vision Entertainment, [2005]
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR ABO
Summary After two young Chadian boys discover their father has abandoned them, they embark on a desperate quest to bring him home.

North & South [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Percival, Brian.
Publisher Warner Home Video, c2005.
Widescreen ed.
2 videodiscs (ca. 233 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI NOR
Summary When the privileged Margaret Hale's father uproots the family to take work in the northern mill town of Milton, she is shocked by the dirt and gruffness of the people. But she reserves her highest contempt for the charismatic mill-owner John Thornton.

Balzac and the little Chinese seamstress [DVD videorecording] : a tailor made romance

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Dai, Sijie, 1954-
Publisher Empire Pictures, [2005]
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI BAL
Summary Set in the early 1970s during the later stages of China's Cultural Revolution, two city-bred teenage best friends are sent to a backward mountainous region for Maoist re-education.

Travellers and magicians [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Khyentse, Jamyang, 1961-
Publisher Zeitgeist Films, c2005.
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR TRA
Summary Dondup, a young government official who dreams of escaping his rural village for America, misses his bus to the city and is forced to hitchhike with an elderly apple seller, a young monk, and an elderly man and his beautiful daughter. Along the way, the monk tells the story of another young man that mirrors Dondup's ambitions.

Bewafaa [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Darshan, Dharmesh.
Publisher Eros Entertainment, [2005?]
Widescreen ver.
1 videodisc (approx. 156 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND BEW
Summary Anjali keeps her relationship with musician Raja hidden from her parents. When her sister dies during childbirth, Anjali returns home to New Delhi and marries her sister's widower. Years later Raja comes to town on tour and sparks fly once again.

Kisna [DVD videorecording] : the warrior poet

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Ghai, Subhash, 1943-
Publisher Eros International, [2005]
[Widescreen]
1 videodisc (ca. 170 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND KIS
Summary Set in the 1930's when nationalists fighting for the country's independence rose up as one, urging the British to exit. A young Indian, Kisna, befriends and then shields a British girl from an enraged mob of nationalists including his own family.

Waqt [DVD videorecording] : the race against time

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Shah, Vipul Amrutlal.
Publisher Eros International, 2005.
1 videodisc (148 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND WAQ
Summary Aditya is thrown out of his luxurious house and forced to stay in a shabby outhouse. He thinks his father is playing a cruel joke, but realizes his father has no intention of relenting. Aditya is desperate and it's a race against time ...

Chocolate [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Agnihotri, Vivek.
Publisher Eros International, c2005.
Widescreen ver.
1 videodisc : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND CHO
Summary A couple of luckless Indians are interrogated by the London police after a Christmas Eve explosion and robbery. Then a lawyer and a journalist arrive to try to unravel the truth.

Shaadi no. 1 [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Bhagnani, Vashu.
Publisher Eros International, c2005.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (161 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND SHA
Summary Three fun-loving guys married to very serious wives meet three beautiful single women --and can not resist their allure.

Film star [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Chandra, Tanuja.
Publisher Eros International, [2005]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND FIL
Summary Arrogant actress Hira Pandit has found that her fame is slipping. While planning her comeback, she finds a film based on one woman's real life. However, taking on this role leads her down a path that takes her to the darkest parts of her society.

Lucky [DVD videorecording] : no time for love

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Rao, Radhika.
Publisher Eros International, c2005.
Widescren ver.
1 videodisc : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND LUC
Summary An Indian young man is thrown together with a quiet young Indian schoolgirl while both of them are living in Russia and are caught in a political upheaval. Together, they make the dangerous journey back to their homes.

Salaam namaste [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Anand, Siddharth Raj.
Publisher Yash Raj Films Home Entertainment, c2005.
Widescreen.
2 videodiscs (ca. 152 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND SAL
Summary Salaam Namaste is about two Indians in Australia who make a life on their own, how they meet, and how they tackle their own relationship.

Caterina in the big city [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Castellitto, Sergio, 1953-
Publisher Empire Pictures, c2005.
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA CAT
Summary "Caterina moves with her family from the small town of Montalto di Castro to Rome. The sensitive and intelligent young girl enrolls in the eighth grade in one of the most prestigious schools in the capital, where she finds her class totally divided between the snobbish, radical chic and reactionary, spoiled brats. Worse, her own father, a frustrated professor, begins to manipulate her as he sees in the parents of her new school acquaintances the possibility for him to achieve a long dreamed of writing career"--Riverside Studios.

Pickpocket [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Bresson, Robert.
Publisher Criterion Collection, 2005.
Full screen ed.
1 videodisc (76 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE PIC
Summary Michel, an insignificant man who drifts into crime, is arrested and imprisoned. Upon release, he abandons an attempt at reform when a master pickpocket teaches him his art.

2046 [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Wong, Kar-wai, 1958-
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2005]
Widescreen ver.
1 videodisc (128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR TWO
Summary He was a writer. He thought he wrote about the future but it really was the past. In his novel, a mysterious train left for 2046 every once in a while. Everyone who went there had the same intention.....to recapture their lost memories.

Campfire [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Cedar, Joseph, 1968-
Publisher Film Movement ; distributed by RB Publishing, c2005.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR CAM
Summary A 42 year-old widowed mother of two teenage daughters wants to join the founding group of a new settlement in the West bank. This is about their struggles with the acceptance committee and their living as an outcast in the settlement.

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