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Summary: An American playwright living in pre-World War II Berlin becomes an allied spy within the Nazi Party. After the war, when he goes back to America, he is confronted by both Nazi haters and sympathizers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Video 2000

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

Summary: Ramón Sampedro wants to end his life because a diving accident 28 years before that turned him into a quadriplegic. For most of those years he made the most of it: writing, developing a close relationships with his family, who all help to care for him. While grateful to his family and friends for their help, Ramón was always an active person. He has come to see his life as frustrating and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2005

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

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

Summary: In order to save money on production costs, a movie production crew moves into a small town in Vermont. The crew soon discovers that their much needed "prop" has burned down, the star can't keep his pants zipped, the starlet won't take off her top and the locals want a piece of the action.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2001

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

Summary: Torn between the sinister yet seductive world of crime and the bonds of family loyalty, two brothers must risk their lives to make a stand in their brutal struggle for survival in the streets of New York.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY LIT

Summary: Novelist Joe and his actress wife Sally throw a party to celebrate the sixth anniversary of their turbulent marriage. At the party both guests and hosts start telling each other the truth-- something rarely heard in Hollywood.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: The story of a couple whose affair begins as a purely sexual arrangement. They share no personal information including their names. It is a perfect relationship until they fall in love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Video 2001

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

Summary: The famed lunch scene at the Algonquin Hotel's Round Table. Home to a circle of mutually supportive young artists that defined New York sophistication and a literate era of wit and intellect.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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Summary: The story of Australian pianist David Helfgott. He experiences a nervous breakdown and is hospitalized, but later returns to the concert hall.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Video 1997

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

Summary: A look at the life of Reinaldo Arenas, from childhood in Cuba to his death in New York City. His writings and homosexuality get him in trouble with Castro's Cuba and he spends two years in prison before leaving for the United States.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2001

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

Summary: Tells the tale of an extraordinary man who lives a remarkable life without setting foot on land. Abandoned atop a piano and raised by a lowly crew member in the bowels of a luxurious cruise ship, the boy is dubbed 1900 for the year he was born. As he grows up, he is drawn to the piano and discovers he has an amazing gift for creating music. His reputation spreads, but he refuses to leave the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: This documentary follows two inner-city basketball phenoms' lives through high school as they chase their dreams of playing in the NBA.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Mike - a sensitive narcoleptic who dreams of the mother who abandoned him - and Scott - the rebellious son of a prominent family and the object of Mike's desire - embark on a quest from the grungy streets of Portland to the open highways of the Pacific Northwest, in search of an elusive place called home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2005

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

Summary: An exploration of life and love through the five senses.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Video 2001

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

Summary: Mike, a sensitive narcoleptic who dreams of the mother who abandoned him, and Scott, the rebellious son of a prominent family and the object of Mike's desire, embark on a quest from the grungy streets of Portland to the open highways of the Pacific Northwest, in search of an elusive place called home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: Pecker tells the story of a goofy 18-year-old who works in a Baltimore sandwich shop and takes photos of his loving but peculiar family and friends on the side. Pecker, so named for his childhood habit of "pecking" at his food, stumbles into fame when his work is "discovered" by a savvy New York art dealer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Video 1999

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

Summary: Living a life of luxury, Ripley attends a party thrown by Jonathan Trevanny and overhears the host making critical comments about Ripley's fashion sense. Enraged, Ripley immediately plots his retaliation. This comes via his former business partner Reeves. Reeves seeks out Ripley's help in finding an unrecognized assassin to kill a Russian gangster, and Ripley suggests he talk to Trevanny....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2004

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2 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER RIP

Summary: A charming, eloquent, and vicious drifter on the lam in London rejects those who would care for him and hurls himself into a nocturnal odyssey through the city, colliding with a succession of desperate and dispossessed people and scorching everyone in his path.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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

Summary: Selma, a factory worker in rural America and single mother, is losing her eyesight from a hereditary disease. Determined to protect her 10-year-old son from the same fate, Selma is saving her money to get him an operation. In the evenings, Selma escapes by rehearsing for a production of The sound of music with her best friend. When a neighbor betrays her trust, Selma's life spirals out of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Video 2001

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

Summary: Based on a true story, this is the compelling tale of a simple Jewish man who leaves his humble village to become a mythical strongman in Berlin.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Video 2003

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

Summary: When callous movie studio executive Griffin Mill starts receiving anonymous death threats from a rejected screenwriter, his already shaky career begins to crumble. Finally, his desperation drives him to kill--but did he rub out the wrong writer? Relentlessly hounded by a street-wise detective, Griffin falls recklessly in love with the dead man's girlfriend. Then the mysterious threats begin again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Video 1997

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

Summary: Pekar is a frustrated file clerk working at the local V.A. Hospital. He is also a comic book fan who befriends the young illustrator Robert Crumb and is soon inspired to create comic books based on his own life. Along his bumpy journey he meets, marries and falls in love with Joyce, an admiring comic book seller.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

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

Summary: Vera Drake tells of a woman in 1950s England who is devoted to caring for her family, but secretly aids women who want to terminate unwanted pregnancies. When the authorities find her out, Vera's world and family life rapidly unravel.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2005

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

Kingsly, Ben

Summary: A retelling of Shakespeare's comic tale of identical twins, girls disguised as boys, practical joking, and love at first sight, set in the country of Illyria.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2005

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

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