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Summary: Set within the vibrant dancehalls and historic crime corridors of 1940s Paris, a singer with "stars in her eyes" ignores the protest of her covetous husband and pursues a meeting with a lecherous movie financier. When her husband attempts to crash the rendevous, murder ensues. Enter the detective, whose seasoned instincts lead him down a circuitous path of alibis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN QUA

Summary: Fletcher Munson, a corporate drone and speechwriter for a New Age guru, discovers he has a doppelganger in the crazed dentist Dr. Jeffrey Korchek. A deranged comedy of confused identity, doublespeack and intrigue. Starring director Steven Soderbergh.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2003

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI SCH

Summary: Tom Ripley convinces a business associate to hire a young German picture-framer to assassinate a mobster.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: A stirring look at three women striving to forge their own paths amidst the wide-open plains of the American Northwest: a lawyer who finds herself contending with both office sexism and a hostage situation; a wife and mother whose determination to build her dream home puts her at odds with the men in her life; and a young law student who forms an ambiguous bond with a lonely ranch hand. A...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2017

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CER

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

Summary: A Paris housewife begins secretly spending her afternoon hours working in a bordello in an examination of contemporary social mores and class divisions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2012

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

Summary: Don Ciro is a timid middleman, who distributes money to the families of imprisoned clan members. One day he is ambushed by two angry clan members with an obvious grudge against their fellows. He later offers to defect to their side and leads them to the location where he is given the money for distribution. Tot ịs a 13-year-old grocery delivery boy who observes some drug dealers ditching some...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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

Summary: Realizing that her lover Jean is losing interest in her, a society lady Helene gets revenge by tricking him into marrying a former prostitute Agnes. After the wedding Helene tells a stunned Jean about his wife's secret past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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

Summary: "Ernest Hemingway's simple but gripping short tale "The Killers" is a model of economical storytelling. Two directors adapted it into unforgettably virile features: Robert Siodmak, in a 1946 film that helped define the noir style; and Don Siegel, in a brutal 1964 version that was intended for television but deemed too violent for home audiences and released theatrically instead. The first is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY KIL

Summary: When a young woman spends the night with an alleged terrorist, her quiet, ordered life falls into ruins. The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum portrays an anxious era in West Germany amid a crumbling postwar political consensus. Katharina, though innocent, suddenly becomes a suspect, falling prey to a vicious smear campaign by the police and a ruthless tabloid journalist that tests the limits of her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: "Sparks fly both on and off the court in this groundbreaking feature debut by writer-director Gina Prince-Bythewood (The Old Guard), which elevated the coming-of-age romance by giving honest expression to the challenges female athletes face in a world that doesn't see them as equal. Sanaa Lathan (Alien vs. Predator) and Omar Epps (Higher Learning) make for one of the most iconic screen couples...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: Widely hailed as the greatest film of the 1980s, this searing story charts the tortured rise and fall of middleweight boxing champion Jake 'The Bronx Bull' La Motta.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Summary: In her breathtaking and assured debut feature, Lynne Ramsay creates a haunting evocation of a troubled Glasgow childhood. Set during Scotland's national garbage strike of the mid-1970s, Ratcatcher explores the experiences of a poor adolescent boy as he struggles to reconcile his dreams and his guilt with the abjection that surrounds him. Utilizing beautiful, elusive imagery, candid...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Barry, Gene

Summary: Martians invade a small town in 1950s California.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Distribution 2020

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI WAR

Summary: A young bride is brought by her new husband to his manor house in England. There she finds that the memory of her husband's first wife haunts her, and she tries to discover the secret of that mysterious woman's death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 1990

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY REB

Summary: "One of the most personal films by the prolific Hong Kong auteur Johnnie To is a thrilling love letter to both the cinema of Akira Kurosawa and the art and philosophy of judo. Amid the neon-drenched nightclubs and gambling dens of Hong Kong's nocturnal underworld, the fates of three wandering souls--a former judo champion now barely scraping by as an alcoholic bar owner (Louis Koo), a young...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Hrusinsky, Rudolf

Summary: A crematorium worker in Prague, believing his work liberates souls, takes action while Nazis gather at the Czechoslovakian border.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Distribution 2020

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

Mitchell, Millard

Summary: An infamous gunslinger tries to give up his life of violence, but his reputation gets in the way of his plans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Distribution 2020

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN GUN

Summary: The crowning triumph of a career cut tragically short, Larisa Shepitko's final film won the Golden Bear at the 1977 Berlin Film Festival and went on to be hailed as one of the finest works of late-Soviet cinema. In the darkest days of World War II, two partisans set out for supplies to sustain their beleaguered outfit, braving the blizzard-swept landscape of Nazi-occupied Belarus.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: An elegy of exile and an epic immersion into the world of rural Italy during the Mussolini years, Francesco Rosi's sublime adaptation of the memoirs of the painter, physician, and political activist Carlo Levi brings a monument of twentieth-century autobiography to the screen with quiet grace and solemn beauty. Banished to a desolate southern town for his anti-Fascist views, the worldly Levi...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: While the Black Power movement was reshaping America, trailblazing director Gordon Parks made this groundbreaking blockbuster, which helped launch the blaxploitation era and gave the screen a new kind of badder-than-bad action hero in John Shaft, a streetwise New York City private eye who is as tough with criminals as he is tender with his lovers. After Shaft is recruited to rescue the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE SHA

Summary: Majesty gives way to mystery, and marks a harrowing descent into madness, when a young British nun is ordered to establish a convent in the remote Himalayan mountains. Sister Clodagh (Kerr) is a serious young novitiate assigned to lead a crucial mission, with the reluctant recommendation of her Mother Superior. Together with a disparate group of nuns, Sister Clodagh will face strange peoples...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2000

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BLA

Summary: One of the preeminent works of the Hong Kong New Wave, Ann Hui's shattering look at the circumstances that drove Vietnamese refugees to flee their homeland in the wake of the Vietnam War is told through images of haunting, unforgettable power.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

Summary: "This holy grail for both documentary and theater aficionados offers a tantalizingly rare glimpse behind the Broadway curtain. In 1970, right after the triumphant premiere of Stephen Sondheim's groundbreaking concept musical Company, the renowned composer and lyricist, his director Harold Price, the show's stars, and a large pit orchestra all went into a Manhattan recording studio as part of a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ORI

Summary: "The most savagely subversive film by the iconoclastic auteur Luchino Visconti employs the mechanics of deliriously stylized melodrama to portray Nazism's total corruption of the soul. In the wake of Hitler's ascent to power, the wealthy industrialist von Essenbeck family and their associates--including the scheming social climber Friedrich (Dirk Bogarde), the conniving matriarch Sophie (Ingrid...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

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