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Facing windows [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Özpetek, Ferzan.
Publisher Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2004]
Widescreen ver.
1 videodisc (ca. 107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA FAC
Summary Giovanna is a young working-class wife and mother, who has no time for the senile elderly man her husband has rescued from the streets. But as she uncovers the stranger's secrets, it unlocks a freedom within her heart she never expected; a freedom that will lead her to the arm of a neighbor she secretly adores, and to fulfillment her husband and family cannot provide.

I'm not scared [DVD videorecording] = Io non ho paura

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Salvatores, Gabriele.
Publisher Miramax Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2004].
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA IM
Summary While playing outside one day in a wheat field, nine-year-old Michele discovers Filippo, who is chained to the ground at the bottom of a hole. Michele witnesses town bad boy Felice nearby and suspects something bad is happening. Michele is unsure whom he should tell about his discovery, eventually spilling the tale to his closest friend. When Michele's parents learn of his discovery, they warn him to forget whatever he saw.

Benny Hill [DVD videorecording] : the naughty early years. Set one

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Hill, Benny, 1925-1992.
Publisher A&E : Distributed by New Video, c2004.
3 videodiscs (ca. 550 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI BEN
Summary These early Thames episodes are filled to the brim with Benny's brazen ballads, naughty pantomimes and politically incorrect silliness. His impish antics have a mainstream appeal frequently imitated, but Benny Hill remains unsurpassable as the cherubic King of Mischief. Known for hilariously turning the sketch variety show on its ear, Benny has charmed the world with his lusty mayhem ... and his flock of half-dressed women.

Falling angels [DVD videorecording] : [a nuclear family film]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Cass, Robin.
Publisher Film Movement ; RB Pub., [2004]
Widescreen ver.
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR FAL
Summary A story of three sisters coming of age in a wildly dysfunctional family in the 1960s.

Witnesses [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Bresan, Vinko.
Publisher RB Media [distributor, 2004], c2003.
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR WIT
Summary The stories of the people in a small town in the Balkans confronting ethnic hatred and deep moral ambiguities, focusing on the various character's viewpoints and the complexities of war and humanity.

The republic of love [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Mehta, Deepa, 1949-
Publisher RB Media, 2004.
1 digital videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR REP
Summary A romantic comedy about the barriers facing lovers in the 21st century.

Raja [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Doillon, Jacques, 1944-
Publisher Film Movement ; Distributed by RB, [2004], c2003.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE RAJ
Summary Raja is a nineteen year old orphan literally and figuratively scarred by life. Fred is an emotionally bankrupt westerner living amid his plush gardens and palm trees. Set against the backdrop of contemporary Marrakech, Raja is a cross-cultural drama about a wealthy middle-aged Frenchman's complex relationship with a local youth. Fred's attempts to seduce Raja, and their mutual attempt at manipulation, are fractured by their gross disparity of income, age and cultural sophistication.

Long life, happiness and prosperity [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Shum, Mina.
Publisher Film Movement ; Distributed by RB Pub., 2004.
[Widescreen].
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI LON
Summary The story of Kin, a young divorced mother raising her 12-year-old daughter, Mindy. When Mindy sets her sights on finding her mother a new boyfriend by using ancient Chinese magic, the results are unexpected, funny, and heart-warming.

Persona [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Bergman, Ingmar, 1918-2007.
Publisher MGM Home Entertainment, c2004.
Special ed.
1 videodisc (83 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR PER
Summary A famous actress is stricken with psychosomatic dumbness and is placed under a nurse's care in an isolated house, where the two gradually assume each other's personalities.

Viva Laldjérie [DVD videorecording] = Viva Algeria

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Moknèche, Nadir.
Publisher Film Movement ; Distributed by RB Pub., [2004]
[Widescreen ver.]
1 videodisc (113 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE VIV
Summary "Three women: a mother, her daughter, and a prostitute have been living in a hotel in the center of town amid creeping fundamentalism. Goucem, the daughter, has chosen a modern, emancipated life, spending steamy weekends in nightclubs. Fifi, her faithful friend, prostitutes herself under the thumb of a local protector. Papicha, the mother, eats pizzas in front of the television, torn between fear and nostalgia"--Container.

Inteqam [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Parashar, Panjar.
Publisher Eros Entertainment, c2004.
1 videodisc (132 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND INT
Summary Rohit and Meghina have won scholarships to the College of Fashion and Design in Dalhousie, but they become involved in murder and with many crazy characters when they leave Bombay.

Twilight samurai [DVD videorecording] = Tasogare seibei.

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Fujisawa, Shūhei, 1927-1997. Tasogare Seibei.
Publisher Empire Pictures, [2004]
1 videodisc (129 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN JAP TWI
Summary Set during the Bakumatsu period (mid 19th century) a low-ranking samurai is forced to choose service over love.

Chokher Bl̃i [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Ghosh, Rituparno.
Publisher Rainbow Films USA, c2004.
Hindi & Bengali ver., Widescreen.
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND CHO
Summary A young widow, Binodini, refuses to accept her oppressed status, and seeks to divide and conquer a household containing three other young people.

The way we laughed [DVD videorecording] = Così ridevano

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Cecchi Gori, Vittorio.
Publisher New Yorker Video, [2004?]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA WAY
Summary Two brothers emigrate to Turin to escape the poverty of their Sicilian hometown. The story unfolds over a period of six years. The older brother has the desire to see his brother, Pietro, become a school teacher. Giovanni makes tremendous sacrifices, unaware that Pietro is squandering his money given to him and skipping school.

Take care of my cat [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Oh, Ki-Min.
Publisher Kino on Video, [2004]
Wide screen.
1 videodisc (ca. 112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR TAK
Summary This film tenderly and unsentimentally charts the paths of four modern South Korean women as they navigate the hazards of young adulthood.

The return [DVD videorecording] = Vozvrashchenie

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Zvi͡agint͡sev, Andreĭ, 1964-
Publisher Kino on Video, [2004]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN RUS RET
Summary Having a fatherless childhood, young brothers Andrei and Ivan have grown closer than most siblings. But when they least expect it, the father the boys have never known returns. Under the cool midnight sun of a coastal Russian summer, the boys eagerly hop into a car for a fishing trip with a complete stranger they absolutely need to believe is their father. As they travel deep into the wilderness, their journey devolves from vacation to boot camp to father-son love triangle and ultimately to a test of wills that ispushed to the brink of violence.

Springtime in a small town [DVD videorecording] = Xiao cheng zhi chun

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Tian, Zhuangzhuang.
Publisher Palm Pictures, [2004]
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN CHI SPR
Summary In South China, it's the spring of 1946, less than a year since the defeated Japanese withdrew from China. A young woman languishes on the bomb-damaged walls of the small town. The sound of a distant train whistle triggers thoughts of escape.

Masti [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Kumar, Indra.
Publisher Eros Entertainment, [2004]
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (167 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND MAS
Summary Three friends, disillusioned by marriage, agree to have as many affairs as possible and then to meet and exchange notes but they unwittingly become involved with a mysterious plot and a suspicious police inspector.

Mademoiselle [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Godeau, Patrick.
Publisher Distributed by Synkronized USA, c2004
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE MAD
Summary Claire is a young woman who leads a somewhat subdued life. A medical representative for a pharmaceutical lab, she has a husband, two children, and certain happiness. Pierre is an improviser, not an actor. He lives from hand to mouth by entertaining at seminars and company conventions with two colleagues. The two meet and for 24 hours, they brush against each other, flirt with each other, talk to each other. The brief encounter has them acting on the spur of the moment.

Scenes from a marriage [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:12
by Bergman, Ingmar, 1918-2007.
Publisher Criterion Collection, 2004.
Special ed.
3 videodiscs (ca. 466 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR SCE
Summary An inside look at the events leading to the disintegration of what everyone considered to be a perfect marriage.

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