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Summary: In war-torn medieval Japan, a military hero is sent to a small village to dispatch a malevolent spirit that has been ripping out the throats of itinerant samurai. and discovers that he must face his own personal demons as well.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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Summary: Two decades after its original negatives were burned in a fire, Satyajit Ray's breathtaking milestone of world cinema rises from the ashes in a meticulously reconstructed new restoration of a family saga. Pather Panchali (Song of the Little Road) follows a poor Bengali family living in a village. The boy Apu's development grows as he witnesses the protection of family members' reputations, the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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

Summary: After his wife leaves him, a film director finds himself drawn into affairs with two enigmatic women, while at the same time searching for the right subject (and actress) for his next film.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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

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: Claude Chabrol crafts a sly moral fable about a provincial boy who comes to live with his sophisticated bohemian cousin in Paris. Through these seeming opposites, Chabrol conjures a piercing, darkly comic character study that questions notions of good and evil, love and jealousy, and success in the modern world. A mirror image of Le Beau Serge, Les Cousins recasts that film's stars, Jean-Claude...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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

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: Francois is a foster child on the cusp of his teens. Shuttled from one home to another, his behavior grows increasingly erratic, and his bonds with his surrogate parents perennially fraught.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2010

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

Summary: In Northern Ireland's Maze prison in 1981, 27-year-old Irish Republican Army member Bobby Sands went on a hunger strike to protest the British government's refusal to recognize him and his fellow IRA inmates as political prisoners. A transcedent depiction of what a human being is willing to endure in order to be heard.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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

Summary: [Head] An exciting kaleidoscope of surreal vignettes set to music, this fast-paced film takes a psychedelic look at the pop phenomenon called the Monkees as they shatter their pre-fab image. A technically innovative rock musical.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DRAMA AME

Summary: A chronicle on mankind's journey to the moon, using no narration, only the voices of the astronauts and mission control. Music by Brian Eno. Special edition features include: Audio commentary featuring Reinert and Apollo 17 commander Eugene A. Cernan and a collection of excerpted on-screen interviews with fifteen of the Apollo astronauts.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2009

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

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

Summary: David Chappellet, a ruthlessly ambitious skier competing for Olympic gold with an underdog American team in Europe, clashes with his coach, who tries to temper the upstart's narcissistic drive for glory.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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

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

Mackendrick, Alexander

Summary: A New York City public relations agent, dependent on the good publicity his clients get from an influential newspaper columnist, grudgingly agrees to help him destroy the romance between a musician and the columnist's overprotected sister.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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

Meeker, Ralph

Summary: Private detective Mike Hammer thwarts the theft of radioactive material.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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

Mizoguchi, Kenji

Summary: Slave traders tear a governer's family apart after a feudal lord forces him into exile.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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

Summary: L'Armee des Ombres is a stark and unvarnished story about Resistance fighters in Vichy France in 1942-43 when the French leadership allowed the Nazis to occupy the country. The members of this army are cold, hungry, desperate men and women, with false names and no addresses, who can be betrayed in an instant by a traitor or an accident. They know they will probably die. A meditation on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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

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: Mayan Indian peasants are tired of being thought of as nothing more than manual laborers. They organize an effort to improve their lot in life, but are discovered by the Guatemalan army. After the army destroys their village and family, Enrique and Rosa, a teenage brother and sister, who barely escaped the massacre, decide they must flee to United States. After receiving clandestine help from...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN NOR

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: When a prison guard who sadistically beats prisoners finally becomes unbearable, the inmates stage a vicious riot.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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

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