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Summary: In a remote area of Northern Kenya, activist Tessa Quayle is found brutally murdered. Tessa's companion, a doctor, appears to have fled the scene, and all the evidence points to a crime of passion. Members of the British High Commission in Nairobi assume that Tessa's widower, their mild-mannered and unambitious colleague Justin Quayle, will leave the matter to them. Haunted by remorse and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Focus Features 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE CON

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE CON

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER CON

Summary: Brings the world of Gilbert and Sullivan to life as a dramatization of the staging of the duo's legendary 1885 comic opera, The Mikado. The world-famous Victorian librettist and composer, along with their troupe of temperamental actors, must battle personal and professional demons while mounting this major production becomes an epic about the harsh realities of creative expression.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Vera Drake tells of a woman in 1950s England who is devoted to caring for her family, but secretly aids women who want to terminate unwanted pregnancies. When the authorities find her out, Vera's world and family life rapidly unravel.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Summary: Poppy is a life-loving and irrepressibly cheerful primary school teacher. She is thirty years old, single, and infinitely optimistic and accepting. She lives with her best friend and flatmate Zoe in London. She is tested by a repressed driving instructor with anger problems, and, in turn, she decides to test him. She has exciting flamenco lessons, an encounter with a homeless man, an argument...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY HAP

Summary: An amusing portrait of a working-class family in a suburb just north of London, an irrepressible mum and dad and their night-and-day twins, a bookish good girl and a sneering layabout. A vivid, lived-in story of ordinary existence, in which even modest dreams (such as the father's desire to open a food truck) carry enormous weight. Perched on the line between humor and melancholy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY LIF

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