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Norma [DVD videorecording] : tragedia lirica in due atti

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Bellini, Vincenzo, 1801-1835.
Publisher Opus Arte, c2006.
Widescreen version.
2 videodiscs (188 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA NOR

Blue moon [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Lamangan, Joel.
Publisher Regal Home Video ; Distributed by Regal Capital, c2006.
Full screen version.
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR BLU
Summary Joined by his son and grandson, a dying man searches all over the Philippines for his long-lost love.

Eternity [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Reyes, Mark A.
Publisher Regal Home Video ; [Distributed by] Regal Capital, [2006]
Full screen version.
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR ETE
Summary Eternity is an epic romance about a pair of star-crossed lovers Crisanto and Milagros and how true love transcends different lifetimes. In the face of family hostilities and atrocities, the two continue to fight for their love until the bitter end. Cholo and Maegan are two different people with different backgrounds, finding each other as if by fate. It's as if they've known each other all their lives! But the young lovers' romance is thwarted by their respective families' deep-rooted dislike for each other. Will history repeat itself? Or will love finally conquer all the odds this time around?

Sister Stella L [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by De Leon, Mike.
Publisher Regal Home Video ; [Distributed by] Regal Capital, Inc., [2006]
Full screen version.
1 videodisc (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR SIS
Summary Sister Stella L. is the award-winning masterpiece by Mike de Leon. It's about a nun, Sister Stella Legaspi, who becomes involved in labor strikes after learning about the government's neglect of the poor and the working class. Her sworn duty to fight for the poor and the oppressed turns personal when her journalist friend Nick Fajardo is tortured and the union leader Dencio is kidnapped and killed. What follows is her eye-opening and tear-jerking battle against cruelty and injustice.

Benito [DVD videorecording] : the rise and fall of Mussolini

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Banderas, Antonio.
Publisher Lions Gate Entertainment, 2006.
Full screen presentation.
2 videodiscs (ca. 307 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI BEN
Summary Rising quickly from within the ranks of the socialist party, Benito Mussolini became local chief of the Italian Socialist Party at a young age, where he developed his instinct for power and his talent for intrigue as he played off various sections of the left against each other. His dangerous rise to power ultimately played out against the backdrop of World War I and gave rise to a new and frightening government--Fascism.

Schultze gets the Blues [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Schorr, Michael, 1965-
Publisher Paramount, [2005].
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER SCH
Summary Schultze is a recently retired miner who, like his father before him, entertains polka audiences with his accordion. When he discovers the fiery energy of Zydeco music on his radio, the rigid monotony of his daily routine takes a spicy turn. Schultze learns to play his accordion with a new snap and style. His new-found fascination ultimately leads him on a life-changing journey to the Louisiana delta.

My brother ... Nikhil [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Onir.
Publisher Elite Films, [2005]
Anamorphic widescreen.
1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND MY
Summary Nikhil Kapoor is state swimming champion in Goa, and the idol of his peers. Then, one night in 1989, he is arrested and becomes a social outcast who has tested positive for HIV/AIDS. His parents reject him - only his sister and his lover stand by him. The film follows Nikhil's quest to achieve something in life, to be happy and to be loved.

Sophie Scholl [DVD videorecording] : the final days

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Jentsch, Julia, 1978-
Publisher Zeitgeist Films, c2005.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (117 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER SOP
Summary The true story of Germany's most famous anti-Nazi heroine, Sophie Scholl, the fearless activist of the underground student resistance group, The White Rose. The last six days of Sophie Scholl's life is dramatized, from arrest to interrogation, trial, and sentence in 1943 Munich. Unwavering in her convictions and loyalty to her comrades, her cross-examination by the Gestapo quickly escalates into a searing test of wills as Scholl delivers a passionate call to freedom and personal responsibility that is both haunting and timeless.

Paheli [DVD videorecording] = Pehelī

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Palekar, Amol.
Publisher Eros Entertainment, [2005]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (134 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND PAH
Summary Lachchi is married to Kishan, whose only interest is money. On the night of their marriage, he leaves to pursue his business interests. However a ghost has fallen in love with Lachchi and he takes on Kishan's appearance and wins everyone's heart. When the real Kishan finally returns five years later, confusion abounds until finally a wise old shepherd devises the three tests to resolve the paheli that has baffled everyone.

It's easier for a camel-- [DVD videorecording] = Il est plus facile pour un chameau--

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Bruni Tedeschi, Valeria, 1964-
Publisher New Yorker Video, [2005].
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE ITS
Summary When Federica was a young girl she fantasized about countless adventures that took her to the far side of the world. Now the single, charming, thirty-something's fantasies have evolved. Federica's daydreams can only provide a meager distraction from the realities of her life. Her career, her boyfriend, her sister, her father all make Federica struggle to find meaning in her life. To make matters worse, the guilt of her wealth consumes her and pushes her over the edge.

Head-on [DVD videorecording] = Gegen die Wand

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Akin, Fatih, 1973-
Publisher Strand Releasing, c2005.
1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER HEA
Summary A melodrama of a Turkish man and woman living in Germany, torn between two cultures, tradition and modernity, survival and death.

Circus Palestina [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Halfon, Eyal.
Publisher Distributed by Sisu Home Entertainment, [2005]
Full screen ver.
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR CIR
Summary A Palestinian businessman brings a struggling Eastern European circus to a town in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The action revolves around a lost lion, which becomes the focal point of everyone's desires, and perhaps a symbol in itself of a treasure so valuable that its seekers risk destroying it.

Berlinguer [DVD videorecording] : I love you

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Bertolucci, Giuseppe.
Publisher [Koch Lorber Films : Distributed by] Koch Entertainment, c2005.
Widescreen version, Full screen version.
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA BER
Summary The story of Mario Cioni and his strange relationship with his mother.

L'eclisse [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Antonioni, Michelangelo.
Publisher Criterion Collection, [c2005]
Special ed., Widescreen version.
2 videodiscs (125 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in + booklet (32 p.)
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA LEC
Summary A young woman, after breaking off an affair with an older man, finds herself in Rome and alone. She becomes friends with a young stockbroker, but after he has an accident, she once again finds herself alone.

Wilby wonderful [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by MacIvor, Daniel, 1962-
Publisher Film Movement, c2005.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR WIL
Summary A comedy focusing on the residents of a tiny island town during the course of a strange twenty-four hours.

The chorus [DVD videorecording] = Les choristes

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Barratier, Christophe.
Publisher Miramax Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2005?]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE CHO
Summary Unemployed music teacher Clement Mathieu becomes the supervisor at a boarding school for the rehabilitation of minors. Dismayed by the repressive administration, he works to positively transform the students' lives through music.

A very long engagement [DVD videorecording] = Un long dimanche de fiançailles

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Jeunet, Jean-Pierre, 1955-
Publisher Warner Home Video, c2005.
Widescreen.
2 videodiscs (133 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE VER
Summary Mathilde is waiting desperately for her fiance to return from the war. When bad news arrives she refuses to believe he is dead. Instead, she begins her own investigation into his infantry, hiring a private detective and piecing together his war stories.

Shall we dance? [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Suo, Masayuki, 1956-
Publisher Miramax Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2005]
1 videodisc (ca. 119 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP SHA
Summary A middle-aged businessman's dull life takes an interesting turn when he signs up for a ballroom dance class just to meet the beautiful dance instructor.

Agatha Christie, a life in pictures [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Smith, Richard Curson.
Publisher Acorn Media, 2005, c2004.
1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI LIF
Summary This BBC original drama uses documented accounts and Christie's own words to probe the shadowy areas of her early life in a style as gripping and suspenseful as any Christie story.

Rosenstrasse [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Kloiber, Herbert G.
Publisher Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2005], c2003.
1 videodisc (ca. 136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER ROS
Summary After the death of her father, Hannah becomes concerned with the strange behavior of her mother. As her mother's troubled childhood is revealed, Hannah realizes how little she ever knew. In Rosenstrasse, two stories blend to create a vibrant tapestry of love and courage. The film depicts a family drama of estrangement between a mother and her daughter, and the story of German women who staged a protest on Rosenstrasse to free their Jewish husbands from certain extermination.

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