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Summary: When the tyrannical ruler Stalin dies, his hapless inner circle scrambles to come up with the next evolution of the revolution, but it's clear everyone is really out for themselves. Proof that comedy, like politics, is all in the execution.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2018

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

Summary: Through private letters, unpublished memoirs, performances, and TV interviews, this documentary is the first to tell the life story of the Greek-American opera soprano completely in her own words.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Antoine and Helene drive to South France to return their kids from a holiday camp. The traffic is dense and the atmosphere increasingly tense. Antoine becomes increasingly drunk during stops. After a fierce discussion they split and both have to face great danger during the night.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2005

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

Summary: The technologically advanced but blundering detective is featured in twenty-two animated episodes pitting him, his case-solving niece, Penny, their hyper-intelligent dog, Brain, against the diabolical plots of the evil Dr. Claw and the pervasive agents of MAD.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV INS

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Summary: Thirty years ago, Andrei Simoniovich Filipov, conductor of the Bolshoi orchestra, was fired for hiring Jewish musicians. Now a cleaning man at the Bolshoi, he hears the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris has invited the Bolshoi orchestra to play there. He gathers together his former musicians and a young solo violin virtuoso to perform in Paris in the place of the current Bolshoi orchestra. If they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ARC Entertainment 2011

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Summary: A talk show host and his wife and son seem to be living an ideal life until clandestinely-filmed videotapes of their private lives start to show up on their front porch. As the tapes reveal more secrets, the resulting stress and fear leads to conflict, obsession, and deceit for the couple and brings back episodes from the husband's childhood when he wronged a young Algerian boy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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

Summary: An elderly Turkish Muslim grocer befriends a lonely teenage Jewish boy in a working class section of Paris.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Classics 2004

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

Summary: L'amour fou is a stunning, intimate and deeply moving portrait of two great men, their love and their legacy. Fashion icon Yves Saint Laurent met businessman Pierre Bergé at Christian Dior's funeral in 1957. What resulted was a relationship that would span five decades and one that would revolutionise the fashion world and change the way women dressed. After resigning his position as the head...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2010

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2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF L'AM

Summary: A young bullfighter is injured in the ring and the bull is killed. A little girl named Winnie gets one of the bones as a treat for her giant Great Dane; a philandering scientist and his pregnant wife receive the eyes; a taxidermist gets the horns as a gift from his mother; a Spanish woman dines on Toro en rioja in a restaurant. These stories are all woven together and shows that beneath the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2004

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

Summary: An intimately epic exploration of the convergence between artistry and eroticism. Edouard Frenhofer is a reclusive painter living in the French countryside with his wife. Their lives are radically upended with the arrival of a younger artist and his girlfriend, who becomes the muse that awakens Edouard's fading passions. Rivette creates a layered character study, while also offering an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cohen Media Group 2018

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

Summary: Melanie is a young woman whose ambitions as a concert pianist were dashed as a child by the thoughtless behavior of the jury chairwoman, the famous pianist Madame Fouchecourt, during her exam. Ten years later Melanie sets up an elaborate plan for revenge and soon begins to ingratiate herself into the family. Unrecognized by Madame, Melanie becomes her trusted "page turner" as both women...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tartan Video USA 2007

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

Summary: This fantastically-twisted fairy tale is chock-full of curious characters and special effects. A sad and heartbroken madman, Krank, is aging prematurely because he can't dream. He kidnaps little children, hoping that eventually he will find a way to steal their sleeping thoughts. The story takes the form of a quest, as a sentimental harpooner-turned-fairground strongman, One, sets out to find...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1999

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

Summary: The story of a seemingly perfect family, whose distinguished facade starts to crack when the wife ventures into local politics. On the eve of the election, a corpse appears, and the long dormant seeds of past family crime begin to bloom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2004

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

Summary: Moliere is a down-and-out actor and playwright who is up to his ears in debt. The wealthy Jourdain offers to cover that debt so that Molière's theatrical talents might help Jourdain win the heart of a certain widowed marquise. Disguised as a priest, Molière becomes a guest in Jourdain's palace on the subtext of teaching Jourdain the craft of the stage, all this to the annoyance of Jourdain's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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Summary: Following the premiere of her latest picture Viviane finds herself with a dead man in her apartment. Frédéric is a writer who's been falsely accused of murder, thanks to Viviane. Viviane has fled Paris for Bordeaux with a cabinet minister, and once Frédéric escapes from prison, he is not far behind. Once they reach the city, which is in chaos, they become entangled in a plot involving a rickety...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: A provocative tale of romance, lust, desire, and intrigue based on the lives of 17th century French composer Sainte Colombe and his protege, Marin Marais.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Lorber Films 2006

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

Summary: The story of a troubled relationship festering between two couples: young Alain Getty, a home automation engineer, and his wife, sweet Bénédicte ; and middle-aged André, Alain's boss, who is married to the mysterious Alice. Their encounter does not leave the young couple's harmony unscathed. The discovery of a mysterious rodent's corpse blocking the waste pipe of their kitchen sink does...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Video 2006

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

Summary: In an unidentified French-speaking West African country, chaos reigns as civil war erupts. For the rebels, it's time to banish the 'white material' -- white folk and the trappings of white life. Among these is the Vial coffee plantation inhabited by Maria, her ex-husband Andre, their son Manuel, and his grandfather Bernard, a white family of French origin. Their terrified workers have fled,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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

Summary: William Faber became a tax accountant like his father and resolved himself to a life where nothing much ever changed. At least until the beautiful Anna walked in one day and mistook his office for the therapist's down the hall. Unsolicited, Anna begins to reveal intimate details of her life which include how she is seeking security by attempting to save her tumultuous marriage. William and Anna...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2004

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

Summary: Features an exhilarating look under the sea through the eyes of those that live there. Incredible state-of-the-art-underwater filmmaking will take viewers breath away as they migrate with whales, swim alongside a great white shark, and race with dolphins at play. Includes first-ever images of elusive deepwater creatures, featurettes, music video, filmmaker annotations, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD NonFic O

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD OCE RATED NR

Summary: 1921 not far from Paris. It is party day at Marguerite Dumont's castle. Nobody knows much about this woman except that she is rich and that her whole life is devoted to her passion: music. When a young, provocative journalist decides to write a rave article on her latest performance, Marguerite starts to believe even further in her talent. This gives her the courage she needs to follow her dream.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Two of French cinema's biggest stars shine in this bittersweet drama about the unlikely friendship that develops between Claire, a talented but tightly wound midwife, and Beatrice, the estranged, free-spirited mistress of Claire's late father. Though polar opposites in almost every way, the two come to rely on each other as they cope with the unusual circumstance that brought them together.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2017

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

Summary: Documentary that masterfully explores the significance of water in Chile's vast history and culture, examining the indigenous tribes of the western Patagonian waterways and the tragic journey of Jemmy Button, who in 1830 was bought by the English navy for the price of a mother of pearl button.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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Summary: Under the cover of darkness a small boy, Maki, loosens the shackles that bind him and escapes into the desert night. Pursued by slavers across the moon-lit savanna, Maki meets Zarafa, a baby giraffe, and an orphan, just like him, as well as the nomad Hassan, Prince of the Desert. Hassan takes them to Alexandria for an audience with the Pasha of Egypt, who orders him to deliver the exotic animal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GKIDS 2015

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

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