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Kurosawa, Akira

Summary: While young Sanshiro is enrolled in a jujitsu school, he also secretly studies the more spiritual art of judo; follows the stories of several female volunteer workers at an optics plant during World War II; Sanshiro becomes the target of revenge; Lord Yoshitsune and his samurai bodyguards dress as monks in order to pass through enemy territory.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kaurismaki, Aki

Summary: Finnish musicians the Leningrad Cowboys seek fame and fortune touring America with their manager Vladimir and the village idiot; Vladimir turns into a delusional self-proclaimed prophet, wanting to lead the boys back home; documents the Leningrad Cowboy's Helsinki concert.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Babo 73: The president of the United Status, who, when he isn't at the White House conducts his top-secret affairs on a deserted beach.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2012

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

Summary: Collects four noir-tinged dramas set in London in the late 1950s and early 1960s that deal with issues such as racism, homophobia, and the lingering effects of World War II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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

Summary: A French regiment confronts the horrors of World War I as they journey from patriotism to disillusionment about the glory of battle; ex-convict Jean Valjean tries to rebuild his life to be a respectable citizen but police inspector Javert relentlessly hounds him and won't let him escape his past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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

Summary: Perličky na dně: These five eccentric tales take the viewer on a journey from a motorcycle race to a rain-soaked wedding party to an unexpected cross-cultural romance. -- Sedmikrasky: "Two teenage girls decide that since the world is spoiled they will be spoiled as well; accordingly they embark on a series of destructive pranks in which they consume and destroy the world about them."--O...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion collection 2012

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

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