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Summary: Nanni Moretti recounts three entries from his 'diary' in the hilarious and intimate self-reflective comedy which follows the filmmaker's musing on cinema atop a Vespa, a trip to the Aeolian Islands to work on his new screenplay, and his search for health and wellness after breaking out in a nagging skin rash.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: During the Ming Dynasty, a Buddhis abbot charged with protecting the sacred scroll of Tripitaka prepares to name his successor. An aristocrat and a general arrive at his secluded mountaintop monastery promising to help in his search but are scheming to secure the scroll for themselves. As they set about recommending corrupt successors, rival bands of martial artists lie in wait to steal the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: International superstar Maggie Cheung embodies tragic screen siren Ruan Lingyu, known as the "Greta Garbo of China," in this unconventional biopic by Hong Kong New Wave master Stanley Kwan. Praised for her moving and emotive onscreen presence, Ruan's private life, which was frequent fodder for the vicious Shanghai tabloids, began to mirror the melodramas which brought her fame, culminating in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FOREIGN CEN

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