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Nói [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Dagur Kári, 1973-
Publisher Palm Pictures ; Distributed by Artisan Home Entertainment, [2004]
1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR NOI
Summary Seventeen-year-old Nói drifts through life on a remote fjord in the north of Iceland. In winter, the fjord is cut off from the outside world. The fjord is surrounded by ominous mountains and covered under a shroud of snow. Nói dreams of escaping from his white-walled prison with Iris, a city girl who works in a local gas station. Unfortunately, his clumsy attempts at escape spiral out of control and end in complete failure. Only a natural disaster will offer him a better world.

The rules of the game [DVD videorecording] = La régle du jeu : fantaisie dramatique de Jean Renoir

Foreign Films - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Renoir, Claude, 1914-1993.
Publisher The Criterion Collection, [2004].
Special ed.
2 videodiscs (106 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (22 p. ; 18 cm.)
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE RUL
Summary Cloaked in a comedy of manners, this scathing critique of corrupt French society is about a weekend hunting party at which amorous escapades abound among the aristocratic guests, which are also mirrored by the activities of the servants downstairs.

Munna bhai M.B.B.S. [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Chopra, Vidhu Vinod.
Publisher Eros Entertainment, [2004]
1 videodisc (146 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND MUN
Summary Comedy film about Munnabhai, a Bombay goonda, who lives happily with his gang, threatening people. During his upright father's annual visit, the gang pretends to be running a charity hospital. When his father tries to arrange a marriage, the ruse is discovered. So Munna enrolls in medical college.

Chameli [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Mishra, Sudhir.
Publisher Venus Records ; p2004.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND CHA
Summary Two desperate strangers are trapped on a Mumbai street one stormy night. One is an investment banker and the other a prostitute. In the course of the night the persons behind the professions are revealed.

Paap [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Abraham, John.
Publisher Worldwide Entertainment Group, c2004.
Collector's ed ; widescreen version.
1 videodisc : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND PAA

The triplets of Belleville [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Brunner, Didier.
Publisher Sony Pictures Classics : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2004]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (81 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE TRI
Summary A bicyclist is kidnapped from the Tour de France by mysterious gangsters; his grandmother travels to the city of Belleville (which has a sardonic version of the Statue of Liberty in its harbor), where she tracks him down with the help of a musical trio gone to seed, the Belleville Triplets.

Fun2shh. Funtoosh [DVD videorecording].

Foreign Films - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
Publisher Video Sound Inc., 2004.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (156 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND FUN
Summary When three co-workers are wrongly accused of stealing a 10th century crown, they literally hit a wall that magically transports them back to the 10th century.

The leopard [DVD videorecording].

Foreign Films - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Lancaster, Burt, 1913-1994.
Publisher Homevision, 2004.
Special ed.
3 videodiscs (187 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA LEO
Summary Recounting the years of Italy's Risorgimento-when the aristocracy lost its grip and the middle classes rose and formed a democratic Italy. Contains the original Italian version with optional subtitles, the English-language version and special features.

Osama [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Barmak, Siddiq.
Publisher MGM Home Entertainment, c2004.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (83 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR OSA
Summary Chronicles the true story of a young girl in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan who must disguise herself as a boy to save her family from starvation. The first feature film made in Afghanistan in the post-Taliban era.

The umbrellas of Cherbourg [DVD videorecording] = Les parapluies de Cherbourg

Foreign Films - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Demy, Jacques.
Publisher Koch Lorber Films : Distributed by Koch Vision, c2004.
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FRE UMB
Summary A tender, bittersweet love story, sung throughout in French.

Good bye Lenin! [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Arndt, Stefan.
Publisher Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, c2004.
Special ed., Widescreen.
1 videodisc (ca. 121 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER GOO
Summary Alex's proud, socialist mother falls into a coma for eight months. When she wakes, her heart is weak, so Alex has to keep the secret that the Berlin Wall has fallen and capitalism has triumphed. What begins as a little white lie turns into a major scam.

Yesterday [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Yun-Su, Jeong.
Publisher A.D. Vision, Inc. : ADV Films, [2004], c2002.
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR YES
Summary Set in the futuristic Inner City of a unified Korea circa 2020 A.D. Aseries of grisly murders propel an overworked police investigator and a celebrated forensics profiler into a nightmarish spiral of death and discovery.

Asambhav [DVD videorecording] = The impossible

Foreign Films - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Rai, Rajiv.
Publisher Eros Entertainment, c2004.
Anamorphic widescreen.
1 videodisc (146 min.) : sd., col ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN IND ASA
Summary The Indian army's best soldier battles terrorists who have kidnapped the president.

Buffalo boy [DVD videorecording] = Mua? len tra?u

Foreign Films - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Nguyäên-Vỏ, Nghiêm-Minh, 1956-
Publisher First Run Features, [2004]
1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR BUF
Summary Set in rural 1940s Vietnam, a young man takes up with a rough band of nomadic buffalo herders and discovers freedom, violence, and love - but also secrets about his past that will change his life forever.

The architects [DVD videorecording] = Die Architekten

Foreign Films - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Knauf, Thomas.
Publisher First Run Features, c2004.
Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN GER ARC
Summary The film depicts East German society's grinding down of Daniel Brenner, an idealistic architect in his late thirties. Daniel, like many others of his generation, is deeply frustrated by life under the old Communists but somehow tolerates it. Hired to design a miniature city on the fringes of Berlin, he fools himself into thinking that he can counteract the prevailing gloom with a cheerier, more innovative approach.

Alila [DVD videorecording] : [a day in the life of Israel]

Foreign Films - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Gitai, Amos, 1950-
Publisher Kino on Video, c2004.
1 videodisc (ca. 122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR ALI
Summary For the apartment dwellers, every action creates a ripple unknowingly felt by all. Goreous libertine Gabi's loud, violent trysts with her physically dominant, emotionally unavailable lover Hezi bring down the wrath of their disgusted neighbors. Mali reluctantly joins her neurotic ex-husband Ezra in his search for their army deserter son. Ezra's illegal construction site and undocumented immigrant workers in turn prompt the hermit Schwartz to relive the horrors of the Nazi death camps, as his Filipino campanion Linda helplessly looks on.

Lamerica [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Cecchi Gori, Mario.
Publisher Distributed by New Yorker Films, [2004]
1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN ITA LAM
Summary After nearly half a century of communist rule, poverty stricken Albania falls subject to the invasion of two exploitive capitalists looking to prosper within the changing economy. As Albania's people try desperately to flee destitution, Gino and Fiore arrive from Italy with plans to use a makeshift manufacturing plant to front their next scam. Forced to name an Albanian as their company's acting "chairman", the two turn to Spiro - a prisoner of war for over fifty years - who emerges as the perfect pawn. When Spiro disappears, Gino finds himself on a journey that will ultimately reshape the integrity of his soul.

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

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

Valentin [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:29
by Agresti, Alejandro, 1951-
Publisher Miramax Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2004]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN SPA VAL
Summary Valentin is a nine-year-old boy whose feuding parents have left him to be raised by his eccentric grandmother. With his father visiting only occasionally, Valentin is left to look to the other men in the neighborhood for father figures, and to replace his absent mother, he warms to Leticia, one of his father's many short-term girlfriends. When he tells her personal secrets about his father, however, Valentin jeopardizes their relationship. One of Valentin dreams is of being an astronaut one day. He sets out to discover the harsh realities about his parents, while bringing joy to those around him.

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

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

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