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Summary: Jean Travers is a schoolteacher whose life changes completely when a young man breaks into her home, and then kills himself right in front of her for no apparent reason. As Jean's friends struggle to help her, Jean is drawn deeper and deeper into a web of memories and deceptions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: Desperate for cash to buy his daughter a new Communion dress, a working-class man risks everything he loves, not least his immortal soul, in blind pursuit of that goal.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Lorber Films 2007

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

Summary: Based on the life of Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged in Britain. Ruth is a hostess in a London nightclub, where she meets David Blakely. They begin an affair, but David is abusive. When David decides to leave her, she becomes intensely jealous.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment Inc. 2001

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

Summary: An amusing portrait of a working-class family in a suburb just north of London, an irrepressible mum and dad and their night-and-day twins, a bookish good girl and a sneering layabout. A vivid, lived-in story of ordinary existence, in which even modest dreams (such as the father's desire to open a food truck) carry enormous weight. Perched on the line between humor and melancholy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2013

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

Summary: When a rich breeder tries to take a magical horse away from two city kids, their only hope is to escape and become the coolest outlaws to ever ride into the west.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Home Entertainment 1993

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY INT

Summary: Interviews, performances, and footage from church services illustrate the story of soul singer Al Green, who gave up a successful singing career to become a gospel singer and Pentecostal preacher.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC GOS

Summary: Tom (Cunliffe), an alienated 15-year-old, forced to move away from his friends in London when his family relocates to rural Devon, struggles with the change and becomes an observer of the family. His mother (Swinton) is pregnant, his father (Winstone) is vocally abusive, and his 18 year old sister (Belmont) is sexually active. Troubled by his own emerging sexuality, the boy comes to suspect his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2000

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

Summary: Three generations of women, all with the same name, rid themselves of their unwanted husbands one by one and each in the same way: they drown them. The local coroner agrees to declare each of the deaths accidental in return for sexual favors. But when things don't go exactly as planned, he devises a final game that could result in the undoing of them all.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: A story about class divisions in Edwardian England, and the tragic series of events that occurs when two impulsive middle-class sisters become involved with a working class couple and a wealthy family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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

Summary: "After years in and out of mental institutions, Genesis is released into the care of his older brother Ariki, a street gang leader. When he volunteers to train a group of disadvantaged Maori children for the upcoming National Chess Championships, it puts him at odds with his brother over Ariki's son Mana, whose interest in the game threatens the teen's imminent initiation into his father's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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