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Summary: Eight French Christian monks live in harmony with their Muslim brothers in a monastery in the mountains of North Africa in the 1990's. When a crew of foreign workers are massacred by an Islamic fundamentalist group, fear sweeps though the region. The army offers them protection, but the monks refuse. Should they leave? Despite the growing menace in their midst, they slowly realize that they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Classics 2010

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

Summary: "Two luminaries of French cinema, Claire Denis and Juliette Binoche, unite for the first time in this piercing look at the elusive nature of true love, and the extent to which we are willing to betray ourselves in its pursuit. Binoche plays Isabelle, a successful painter in Paris whose apparent independence belies what she desires most: real romantic fulfillment. Isabelle reveals deep wells of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGH LET

Summary: Ponette is a sad little girl. She has survived a car crash that killed her mother and left her with a broken arm. Her father takes to live with an aunt, who has two children roughly her age, explaining to his tearful, disbelieving daughter that her mother is not coming back. Not understanding the finality of death in an adult way, Ponette wonders why if Jesus gets to rise from the dead, why...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1998

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

Wilson, Lambert

Summary: Based on a true story, eight French Christian monks choose to stay in their Muslim community in Algeria despite the growing threat of terrorism by an Islamic fundamentalist group.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2011

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

Summary: Antoine has just been transferred from Normandy to Paris. He is happy, but his wife prefers the country. Antoine loves her dearly, but he loves his job just as much. His co-workers include Inspector Vaudieu, veteran cop Mallet, and Muslim cop Solo. For the most part, they get along pretty well. This is especially so for Antoine and Vaudieu, who develops maternal feelings towards the rookie....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Entertainment 2007

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

Baye, Nathalie

Summary: Set during the time of World War I, follows a group of women in rural France who have to run the family farm while their men got shipped off to combat.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2018

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

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