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Summary: An exquisite, richly layered adaptation of Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles. A strong-willed peasant girl is sent by her father to the estate of some local aristocrats to capitalize on a rumor that their families are from the same line. This fateful visit commences an epic narrative of sex, class, betrayal, and revenge. With its earthy visual textures it is a work of great pastoral...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TES

Summary: Post office manager Philippe longs for a transfer to the sunny, sophisticated south of France. But when his attempt to cheat his way into a transfer backfires, he is sent instead to Nord-Pas de Calais. This northern province is known for its chilly dampness, its drunken, unemployable population, its terrible food and an impenetrable dialect known as Ch'timi. But Philippe soon learns to love...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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

Summary: When the patriarch of a French-Arab family, Slimane, acts on his wish to open a portside restaurant specializing in his ex-wife's fish couscous, the extended clan's passions and problems explode.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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Summary: Ten years after the tragic events of Jean de Florette, Manon (Jean's daughter) seeks revenge against those she holds responsible for her father's death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Renn Productions/Films 2001

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

Summary: When a newly commissioned SS Lieutenant witnesses the chemical disinfectant he's helped perfect being used to systematically murder interred Jews, he knows he must act. The only symphatic ear he finds is a young priest with ties to the Vatican. As the two unlikely allies fight to reveal the truth to the Church and world, they discover that a man of conscience can commit treason and a man of God...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2003

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA AME

Summary: The story of Jean Cadoret, a man who inherits a farm from his mother and foolishly hopes to become a gentleman farmer. But even before he arrives, his powerful neighbor is plotting to steal his land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment Inc. 2001

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

Summary: Tess Darbeyville, a beautiful young peasant, seeks her fortune with the wealthy D'Urbervilles, whom her family believes to be distant relatives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Pictures 2004

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TES

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