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Summary: After more than a decade of sober political dramas and social-minded periodpieces, the great Japanese director Masaki Kobayashi shifted gears dramatically for this rapturously stylized quartet of ghost stories. Featuring colorfully surreal sets and luminous cinematography, these haunting tales of demonic comeuppance and spiritual trials, adapted from writer Lafcadio Hearn's collections of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Based on a true story, Darlene longs for love, family and passion. She leaves her small rural town to find the one man that can fulfill all of her desires. One child, still single and three years later, Darlene, comes back home. She accepts a marriage proposal from a neighbor who turns her into his personal slave. Her husband's cousin comes to live with them and she finds comfort with him. A...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2001

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

Summary: A strange flower grants a young girl magical powers, which leads to the adventure of a lifetime.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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Summary: Grazia is a carefree mother of three, who soon becomes the focus of her neighbors' gossip. While her fellow Lampedusians work and live hard - oblivious to their native paradise - Grazia alone is courageous enough to blissfully embrace life's treasures. Her wild, sensual and free-spirited behavior reflects the unrivaled beauty of her heavenly seaside village. She is not understood or accepted by...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: Germany 1967: murderous bomb attacks, the threat of terrorism, and the fear of the enemy inside are rocking the very foundations of the still-fragile German democracy. The radicalized children of the Nazi generation, led by Andreas Baader, Ulrike Meinhof, and Gudrun Ensslin, are fighting a violent war against what they perceive as the new face of fascism. The man who understands them is also...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2010

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

Summary: In a remote Australian desert a geologist and a businessman strike a deal to go on a cross country journey together. As they encounter life or death situations, it is clear that neither of them will ever be the same person they were at the beginning.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: During World War II, 70,000 Finnish children were shipped off to Swedish families who had agreed to shelter them for their own protection until the end of the war. This is the story of one such boy, Eero. After the death her husband, grief stricken Kirsti agrees with great reluctance to send Eero to Sweden. His surrogate parents, Signe and Hjalmar, are grieving the recent loss of a daughter....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Matila Röhr Productions 2007

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

Summary: Immediately after Emperor Hirohito's World War II surrender, General MacArthur suddenly finds himself the de facto ruler of a foreign nation. He challenges his expert on Japanese culture, General Fellers to provide evidence in ten short days to decide if the Japanese Emperor, worshipped as a god by his people but accused of war crimes, should be punished or saved, as the fate of a nation waits.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2013

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD EMP

Summary: A young detective goes undercover in Tokyo's sweltering streets to find the pickpocket who stole his gun.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2004

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

Summary: A husband, a wife, a stranger, a knife: Roman Polanski sets them all adrift on a weekend filled with simmering resentments and gut-churning suspense in his seminal psychological thriller.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2008

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

Summary: A terrorist bomb destroyed a tanker truck on Highway One on Mars releasing a deadly virus killing hundreds. The rewards for the bomber's capture is massive and the bounty hunter crew of the spaceship Bebop would love to get their hands on it.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME COW

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

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Summary: Tina is a border guard who has the ability to smell human emotions, and catch smugglers. When she comes across a mysterious man with a smell that confounds her detection, she uncovers a dark secret about her own past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Costa-Gavras puts the United States' involvement in South American politics under the microscope in this arresting thriller. An urban guerilla group, outraged at the counterinsurgency and torture training clandestinely organized by the CIA in their country (unnamed in the film), abducts a U.S. official to bargain for the release of political prisoners; soon the kidnapping becomes a media...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Victoria, a young woman from Madrid, meets four local Berliners outside a nightclub. Sonne and his friends promise to show her a good time and the real side of the city. But these lads are in trouble and they owe someone a dangerous favor that requires repaying that evening. As Victoria's flirtation with Sonne deepens into something more, he convinces her to come along for the ride. As the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Avant-Garde DVDs, Call number: DVD AVANT-GARDE VIC

Summary: A rising young follower of Mussolini must assassinate his former professor, now in political exile, to demonstrate his loyalty to the Fascist state.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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

Summary: Long ago, China was divided into seven kingdoms all fighting for supremacy. The King of Qin was most determined to become the first emperor of China. Though many tried to assassinate him, only three inspired fear. The King promised endless wealth and power to anyone who defeats his would-be murderers. No results come until ten years later, when a man called Nameless brought the weapons of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: A look at some of the many Palestinians who illegally cross the border into Israel, and how they share their food, belongings, and stories, as well as a fear of the soldiers and police.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Lorber Films 2008

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NIN
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NIN

Contents: [Disc 1]. The inheritance (1997; 93 min.) / a Kraft Premier movie ; Alliance Atlantis Communications presents an Alliance Atlantis Communications/Cosgrove Meurer/Televest production ; producer, Ed Self ; teleplay by Maria Nation ; directed by Bobby Roth -- Love among the ruins (1975; 103 min.) / ABC/Circle Films ; produced by Allan Davis ; directed by George Cukor ; written by James Costigan....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2013

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Summary: The story is based on the tabloid sensation of 1936, the fatal love affair of Sada Abe, a former geisha turned maid, and Kichizo Yoshida, the owner of the Tokyo ryotei (Japanese-style restaurant) at which she worked. Abandoning his wife and his business, Kichizo gives himself up to two weeks of dissipation with Sada at a nearby inn, which climaxes in sadomasochistic love games--and his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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

Summary: An all-gun-blazing World War II action epic based on the incredible story of the '30 Commando Assault Unit, ' an elite special ops division that took on the Nazis in a top secret search-and-destroy mission behind enemy lines.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: E One 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Age 2012

Boynton, Sandra

Summary: Presents an illustrated songbook of country songs and an accompanying CD.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Publishing Company 2013

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Summary: Set in San Francisco's Chinatown in the late 1950's. Pretty Mei Li has stowed away on a Chinese steamer with her professor father to become a mail-order bride for nightclub owner Sammy Fong. Sammy, however, is completely infatuated with saucy showgirl Linda Low, who is intent on making him jealous enough to propose to her. As Sammy sets out to assign his marriage contract (and Mei Li) to Wang...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2006

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS FLO

Summary: A concentration camp survivor discovers her former torturer and lover working as a porter at a hotel in postwar Vienna. When the couple attempts to re-create their sadomasochistic relationship, his former SS comrades begin to stalk them. Operatic and disturbing, it deftly examines the lasting social and psychological effects of the Nazi regime.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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