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Allen, Nancy

Summary: Six teenages from New Jersey try to see the Beatles when they appear on the Ed Sullivan show.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Distribution 2019

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD COMEDY I

Summary: Beautiful, troubled Dominique Marceau came to bohemian Paris to escape the suffocation of provincial life, only to wind up in a courtroom, accused of a terrible crime: the murder of her lover. As the trial commences and the lawyers begin tangling over Dominique's fate, Henri-Georges Clouzot's Oscar-nominate film delves into her past, reconstructing her struggle to find a foothold in the city.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2019

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

Falk, Peter

Summary: When Nicky goes on the run from the mob, he calls his old friend Mikey and the two men reminisce about old times while hiding out from gangsters in the streets of Philadelphia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection Inc 2019

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

Jansky, Ladislav

Summary: Follows two young Jewish men who escape a train taking them to a concentration camp as they try to survive in the rural terrain and evade capture.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Glover, Danny

Summary: When a charismatic drifter arrives in Los Angeles to visit an old friend, his presence creates turmoil in the otherwise peaceful household.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection Inc 2019

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

Summary: "Home from college, Jeffrey Beaumont (Kyle MacLachlan) makes an unsettling discovery: a severed human ear, lying in a field. In the mystery that follows, by turns terrifying and darkly funny, writer-director David Lynch burrows deep beneath the picturesque surfaces of small-town life. Driven to investigate, Jeffrey finds himself drawing closer to his fellow amateur sleuth, Sandy Williams (Laura...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: "Set amid a soot-choked Pennsylvania landscape, the film takes up with a distant and soft-spoken woman, who has left her husband, lost custody of her children, and now finds herself alone, drifting between dingy bars and motels, where she falls prey to a series of callous men, one being a bank robber who ropes her into his next criminal scheme"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Reconstructing the splendor of feudal Japan and the pageantry or war, Kurosawa creates a soaring historical epic about a peasant impersonating a nobleman in battle. Kagemusha is presented in its original 180 min. uncut Japanese version, not the shortened "international version" presented by 20th Century Fox.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion 2005

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

Summary: "Shot outside Pittsburgh on a shoestring budget by a band of filmmakers determined to make their mark, Night of the Living Dead, directed by horror master George A. Romero, is a great story of independent cinema: a midnight hit turned box-office smash that became one of the most influential films of all time. A deceptively simple tale of a group of strangers trapped in a farmhouse who find...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR NIG

Summary: "This wry, melancholic comedy from Aki Kaurismäki, a response to the ongoing global refugee crisis, follows two people searching for a place to call home. Khaled (Sherwan Haji), a displaced Syrian, lands in Helsinki as a stowaway; meanwhile, middle-aged Finnish salesman Wikström (Sakari Kuosmanen) leaves his wife and his job and buys a conspicuously unprofitable restaurant. Khaled is denied...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: Long before Jacques Cousteau and Richard Attenborough, a Frenchman named Jean Painlevé made documentaries that captured the natural world in a unique manner. "Science Is Fiction" collects 23 of these short films. Painlevé (1902-89) spent his life straddling the arts and the sciences, studying biology at the Sorbonne, but also hanging out with Man Ray and Luis Buñuel. Long fascinated by marine...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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

Corrieri, Sergio

Summary: In the early 1960s, a Europeanized Cuban intellectual, too idealistic to leave for Miami, is also too decadent to fit into the new Cuban society.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection Inc 2018

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

Kiarostami, Abbas

Summary: Filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami recreates the final three years of his life through twenty-four short films inspired by a collection of still images.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection Inc 2019

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

Summary: "One of the ineffably lovely domestic sagas made by Yasujiro Ozu at the height of his mastery, The Flavor of Green Tea over Rice is a sublimely piercing portrait of a marriage coming quietly undone. Secrets and deceptions strain the already tenuous relationship of a childless, middle-aged couple, as the wife's city-bred sophistication bumps up against the husband's small-town simplicity, and a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FOREIGN FLA

Summary: A 12-year orphan boy works for the Soviet Union's Red Army during World War II, undertaking dangerous reconnaissance missions behind enemy lines.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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

Summary: Follow a pair of carnivorous mermaid sisters drawn ashore to explore life on land in an alternate 1980s Poland. Their tantalizing siren songs and otherworldly auras make them overnight sensations as nightclub singers in the half-glam, half-decrepit world of Smoczynska's imagining. The director gives fierce teeth to her viscerally sensual, darkly feminist twist on Hans Christian Andersen's "The...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2017

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

Palin, Michael

Summary: A witless, bumbling young peasant is mistaken for the man the townspeople are expecting to save the kingdom from a terrible dragon.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Distribution 2017

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Summary: Set in 1901. After a heated misunderstanding due to poor translation leads to the death of a lawman, Mexican American farmer Gregorio Cortez sets off in desperate flight from the Texas Rangers, evading a massive manhunt on horseback for days.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

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

Summary: Set in 1919 but based on a real incident from 1906. A coal mine collapses on the frontier between Germany and France, trapping a team of French miners inside. Workers on both sides of the border spring into action, putting aside national prejudices and wartime grudges to launch a dangerous rescue operation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

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

Summary: A small but growing Texas town, filled with strange and musical characters, celebrates its sesquicentennial and converge on a local parade and talent show

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Dunst, Kirsten

Summary: In a quiet Michigan community in the mid-1970s, neighborhood boys try to piece together the lives of the five Lisbon sisters, kept isolated by their over-protective parents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection Inc 2018

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

Griffith, Andy

Summary: When a singing drifter is discovered on a radio show, fame on television follows along with his self-destructive behavior.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Distribution 2019

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Summary: A man and a woman try desperately to escape the totalitarian regime they live in that bans nearly all free-thinking and love itself. Based on the book by George Orwell. This is the version released in 1984.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: At their lakeside vacation home, Ann, George and their son have unexpected visitors: two well-spoken, well-bred young men wearing polite smiles and preppy sportswear. The visitors want to play a game. "You bet that you'll be alive tomorrow at 9:00, and we bet that you'll be dead. OK?" As the terrorized family fights to survive, each plan is thwarted, each option closed, each hour closer to what...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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