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Summary: Jean is a successful publisher. He has refined tastes and abundant material possessions, among which he seems to include his wife, Gabrielle. But in a single afternoon, Gabrielle decides to leave him for another man and then abruptly reverses her decision. Now, everything that Jean believed to be true about his life and marriage falls apart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring 2006

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN GAB

Summary: Pierre and Marcel are both celebrated concert violinists and lifelong friends, in spite of their differing temperaments. Pierre is modest, sensitive and content; Marcel is hungry, driven, and pursues a solo career that takes him to the four corners of the world. After years apart, the two friends reunite when Pierre invites Marcel to his home for dinner. It is then that Marcel first meets...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MEL

Summary: A woman, not satisfied with the limited life she leads, rebels against conventional society, and finds tragedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE MAD

Summary: A celebrated literary scholar, seemingly happily married, embarks on an affair with a gorgeous stewardess, who is captivated by his charm and reputation. As their romance gets serious, the film grows anxious, leading to a wallop of a conclusion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: the Criterion Collection 2015

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN SOF

Summary: Pierre Levasseur is an important CEO who is photographed with his lover, Elena, a world-famous model. In an attempt to salvage his marriage, he tries to convince his wife that Elena is not his lover, but that of François Pignon, the porter who was passing by and ended up on the photograph. To make his story believable, Levasseur convinces Pignon and Elena to move in together and to pretend to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN VAL
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN VAL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD VAL RATED PG-13

Summary: Having moved to a rustic farm with her older husband, Gemma soon tires of their simpler life and finds distraction in a torrid affair with a handsome young aristocrat. Meanwhile, Martin, a local baker and lover of literature, becomes besotted with Gemma, but also fears she may suffer the same fate as the heroine in his favorite novel.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF GEM

Summary: Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Thérèse, young husband and father François finds himself falling unquestioningly into an affair with an attractive postal worker. One of Agnès Varda's most provocative films, Le bonheur examines, with a deceptively cheery palette and the spirited strains of Mozart, the ideas of fidelity and happiness in a modern, self-centered world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN BON

Summary: Julie Andrews and Marcello Mastroianni star in this Paris based comedy of twisting infidelity! This comedy is a prime example of things not always being as bad as they seem.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tango Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Fine 2005

Summary: Based on the classic 1867 novel and play by French writer Émile Zola. The story of a young woman, Thérèse, unhappily married to her first cousin, Camille. She begins a passionate affair with one of Camille's friends, Laurent. Thérèse and Laurent will go to any lengths to be together, but their actions may haunt them forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: Julien is a former paratrooper, who now works for millionaire arms dealer Simon Carala. He is in love with Florence, Carala's wife. They plan to murder him and make it look like a suicide, but Julien forgets a rather important detail. Leaving the engine of his sports car running, he races up to the office to retrieve it, but fate intervenes, and Julien misses his rendezvous with Florence. She...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

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Summary: The owner of Montmartre's most notorious nightspot, the Café Le Bal Du Paradis, Simone Pistache spends a great deal of her time in court, thanks to the banning of that "lewd and lascivious" dance, the Can-Can. So when her nightlife-loving lawyer and boyfriend, François Durnais, refuses to settle down and marry her, Simone decides to play up to his rival in romance, Parisian judge Philipe...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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