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Summary: The last person to die on New Year's Eve before the clock strikes twelve is doomed to take the reins of Death's chariot and work tirelessly collecting fresh souls for the next year. So says the legend that drives the Phantom Carriage, about an alcoholic, abusive ne'er-do-well who is shown the error of his ways and the pure-of-heart Salvation Army sister who believes in his redemption.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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

Summary: Tokyo teenager Gorgeous is upset with her long-widowed father--he wants to marry his new girlfriend Ryoko. Seriously miffed, Gorgeous hits the road to visit her aunt in the country, bringing along her best girlfriends Sweet, Melody, Fantasy, Prof, Mac, and Kung Fu. The titular house belongs to the wheelchair bound aunt, whose large white cat has been immortalized in artwork throughout. Things...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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

Summary: Even among cinema's greatest legends, Jean Vigo stands alone. The son of a notorious anarchist, Vigo had a brief but brilliant career making poetic, lightly surrealist films before his life was cut tragically short by tuberculosis at age twenty-nine. Like the daring early works of his contemporaries Jean Cocteau and Luis Bunũel, Vigo's films refused to play by the rules. This set includes all...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2011

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

Summary: A withdrawn couple's isolated house is infiltrated by a rude, burly American gangster on the run. The three engage in role-playing games of sexual and emotional humiliations. An evocative, claustrophobic, and morbidly funny tale of the modern world in chaos.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2011

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

Chang-Dong, Lee

Summary: Hoping to start over, a young mother moves with her son from Seoul to the provincial hometown of her late husband, but a second tragedy threatens to destroy her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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

Kubrick, Stanley

Summary: A group of criminals plot the perfect racetrack robbery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF KIL

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: Tells the life story of terrorist Ilich Ramírez Sanchez, internationally known as Carlos the Jackal.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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

Summary: A farmworker sneaks across the border from Mexico into California in an effort to make money to send to his family back home. It is a story that happens every day, told here in an uncompromising, groundbreaking work of realism from American independent filmmaker Robert M. Young. Vivid and spare where other films about illegal immigration might sentimentalize, Young's take on the subject is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2012

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

Summary: Two-bit hustler Harry Fabian aches for a life of ease and plenty. Trailed by an inglorious history of go-nowhere schemes, he stumbles upon a chance of a lifetime in the form of legendary wrestler Gregorius the Great. But there is no easy money in this underworld of shifting alliances, bottomless graft, and pummeled flesh, and soon Fabian learns the horrible price of his ambition.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2005

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

Summary: The great Agnes Varda's film career began with this graceful, penetrating study of a marriage on the rocks, set against the backdrop of a small Mediterranean fishing village. Both a stylized depiction of the complicated relationship between a married couple and a documentary-like look at the daily struggles of the locals, Varda's discursive, gorgeously filmed debut was radical enough to later...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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

Summary: Portrays a disgraced President Richard Nixon recording memoirs in an attempt to defend himself and his political legacy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2004

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

Summary: Based on one of the most controversial plays of its time, shows how a disaffected teenager finds her way amid the economic desperation of industrial Manchester, and despite an absent, self-absorbed mother. With its unapologetic identification with social outcasts and its sensitive, modern approach to matters of sexuality and race, a classic that is still a startling benchmark work of realism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Bunuel, Luis

Summary: A group of high-society friends find themselves unable to leave their host's mansion after a lavish dinner party.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion 2009

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March, Fredric

Summary: When a painter and a playwright fall for the same woman and she is unable to choose between them, the three move in together as friends in a Paris apartment.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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

Miguel, Blondin

Summary: A young African refugee is saved from deportation by a kindly old man, who shines shoes for a living, and his tight-knit community.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2012

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

Summary: Filmed over several weeks, "Bergman Island" is an impressively intimate look at the waning hours of one of cinema's true legends. Granted unprecedented access to the man himself, Marie Nyreröd captures stories from Bergman that cover his entire life to that point. Bergman is remarkably candid, whether he's discussing his abusive father or his last directorial effort, Saraband. Even those not...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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

Summary: In an open-air dance hall, the members of Leca's gang are relaxing with their ladies. One of the ladies, Marie, meets Manda, who is a carpenter by trade. Marie's man Roland is a jealous sort and does not like the idea of Marie and Manda becoming friendly, and Leca himself has his eye on Marie. What follows is a story of love, death, friendship and jealousy during the Belle Epoque.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2005

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

Summary: A young woman, after breaking off an affair with an older man, finds herself in Rome and alone. She becomes friends with a young stockbroker, but after he has an accident, she once again finds herself alone.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2005

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

Summary: En route to London after being released from a mental institution, Stephen Neale stops at a seemingly innocent village fair, after which he finds himself caught in the web of a sinister underworld with possible Nazi connections.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2013

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

Summary: A celebrated literary scholar, seemingly happily married, embarks on an affair with a gorgeous stewardess, who is captivated by his charm and reputation. As their romance gets serious, the film grows anxious, leading to a wallop of a conclusion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: the Criterion Collection 2015

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

Kore-eda, Hirokazu

Summary: Follows one day in the life of the Yokoyamas, as they gather for a commemorative ritual.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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

Summary: Follows a successful yet sickly young man who returns home to the small village where he grew up. There, he finds himself at odds with his former close friend - now unhappily married and a wretched alcoholic - and the provincial life he represents. Includes bonus features.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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

Summary: Adaptation of A.E.W. Mason's classic 1902 adventure novel about the British Empires exploits in Africa, and a crowning achievement of Alexander Kordas legendary production company, London Films. Set at the end of the nineteenth century, follows the travails of a young officer accused of cowardice after he resigns his post on the eve of a major deployment to Khartoum; he must fight to redeem...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2011

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