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Summary: Germany, 1936. Salomon "Sally" Sorowitsch is the king of counterfeiters. He lives a life of cards, booze, and women. Suddenly his luck runs dry when he is arrested by Superintendent Friedrich Herzog. He is immediately thrown into the Mauthausen concentration camp. There, Salomon exhibits exceptional skills and is soon transferred to the upgraded camp of Sachsenhausen. Upon his arrival, he once...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: Lonely widow Emmi Kurowski meets Arab worker Ali in a bar during a rainstorm. They fall in love--to their own surprise, and to the shock of family, colleagues, and drinking buddies. An emotional power that reflects the ethnic tensions within German society.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2003

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

Summary: In postwar Germany in 1946, Rachael Morgan arrives in the ruins of Hamburg in the bitter winter, to be reunited with her husband Lewis, a British colonel charged with rebuilding the shattered city. But as they set off for their new home, Rachael is stunned to discover that Lewis has made an unexpected decision: They will be sharing the grand house with its previous owners, a German widower and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE AFT

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3 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: Munich, 1923. Edward Elric has been separated from his brother for two years because of a sacrifice that ripped him out of his world and into ours. He is now allied with Alphons Heiderich, a fellow researcher who resembles his brother. When Ed saves a quiet Gypsy girl with the power to read minds, he is quickly pulled into a plot by the Thule Society and the Nazi Party. What will happen when...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: FUNimation Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Post-WWII, Germany. Michael Berg is a teenager who becomes ill and is helped home by Hanna, a stranger twice his age. Michael recovers from scarlet fever and seeks out Hanna to thank her. The two are quickly drawn into a passionate but secretive affair. Michael discovers that Hanna loves being read to and their physical relationship deepens. Hanna is enthralled as Michael reads to her from...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Weinstein Company Home Entertainment 2009

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD R

Summary: Following a near-death experience, a young woman flees her East German hometown and failed marriage to start over in Hanover. By chance she finds work with an ambitious and determined executive and enters a ruthless world of big business and cut-throat boardroom deals. But just as she seems poised to fully realize her ambitions, she finds herself haunted by truths from the past that threaten to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild 2009

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER YEL

Summary: 19th-century "folklore collectors" Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm are con artists. They perform exorcisms of "evil enchantments" (for a healthy fee) while wandering about in French-occupied Germany during the Napoleonic wars. Wilhelm is a swashbuckling cad with an answer for everything, while Jacob is a dreamer who looks at life through fairytale-tinted spectacles. When French Gen. Delatombe gets wise...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Dimension Home Video 2005

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY BRO

Summary: General Casey of the U.S. Army Air Forces in England must fight congressional representatives and his own chain of command to be allowed to complete an important mission.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2007

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE COM

Rosendahl, Saskia

Summary: After her parents are arrested for war crimes after World War II, a fourteen-year-old girl leads her four siblings across war-torn Germany and encounters a Jewish man willing to help them complete their journey.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2013

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

Summary: It's the 1972 Olympics and PLO terrorists have just kidnapped and murdered 11 Israeli athletes. After the tragic incident is over and several of the terrorists have gone free, the Israeli government of Golda Meir recruits Avner to lead a team of undercover agents to hunt down those responsible throughout Europe, and eliminate them one-by-one. It is physically and emotionally messy work, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2006

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Summary: Niko is having a tough morning. He's broken up with his girlfriend, been cut off from his monthly allowance, and was just declared "emotionally unstable" by a court-appointed psychologist. If only he could find a decent cup of coffee. Painting an eventful day-in-the-life of a twenty-something law school dropout, A Coffee In Berlin follows Niko as he drifts through a series of absurd, funning...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: The troubled mayor of a small German town faces pressure from all sides. A village so deep in the Bavarian backwoods, its nightlife is dominated by a truck stop and a beer hall, its soccer team aspires to qualify for the ninth division next season, and its biggest employer is a faux-organic slaughterhouse. Mayor Alfons Zischl Jr. has his problems; he's neck-deep in debt, his Mercedes has been...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Sinister Dr. Mabuse maintains his wealth through counterfeiting, manipulating the stock exchange and bending weaker minds to his will. In part 1, Mabuse builds his empire and casually ruins Count Told while entrancing the thrill-seeking Countess. In part 2, Mabuse turns from criminal to villain, murdering the Count and kidnapping the Countess.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Video 2006

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

Summary: Harry and his friends form "The Harmonists", a singing group in pre-war Germany. Changes in the nation's political tide force them to make decisions that will test their loyalty. When three of the six are disclosed as Jews, the group faces banning.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Intertainment 2002

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

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: "Germany 1958. In those years, "Auschwitz" was a word that some people had never heard of, and others wanted to forget as quickly as possible. Against the will of his immediate superior, young prosecutor Johann Radmann begins to examine the case of recently identified teacher who was a former Auschwitz guard. Radmann soon lands in a web of repression and denial, but also of idealization. He...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Follows Daniel Miller (Richard Armitage), who has just arrived at the CIA foreign station in Berlin, Germany. Miller has a clandestine mission: to uncover the source of a leak who has supplied information to a now-famous whistleblower named Thomas Shaw. Guided by veteran Hector DeJean (Rhys Ifans), Daniel learns to contend with the rough-and-tumble world of the field agent: agent-running,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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 the aftermath of World War II, Susanne Wallner returns from a concentration camp to find that her Berlin apartment is occupied by Dr. Hans Mertens, a former officer in the German army who has been severely traumatized by the atrocities perpetrated by his superiors. The unlikely pair form a delicate friendship as they struggle to restore some normalcy to their hellishly bleak existence. By...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icestorm International in association with the University of Massachusetts, c1999. 1999

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

Summary: A massive chronicle of life in Germany, from 1919 to 1982, as reflected in the fluctuating fortunes of the members of one family, initially peasant-farmers, in the fictitious village of Schachbach in the Rhineland. An extraordinary succession of mostly ordinary events and characters--history seen from ground level--vividly acted by a huge cast of both professional and nonprofessional actors.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Facets Video 2005

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

Summary: Based on the memoirs of an imprisoned French resistance leader, this unbelievably taut and methodical marvel follows the fictional Fontaine's single-minded pursuit of freedom, detailing the planning and carrying out of his escape with gripping precision.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Summary: Based on true events, tells the story of Clemens Forell who escaped a Soviet prison in Siberia just after World War II and set out to trek 8,000 miles to return to his family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Vanguard Cinema 2007

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

Summary: A psychopathic murderer of young girls terrorizes a German city causing public hysteria and intense police investigations, which in turn disrupts organized crime. The contrasting worlds of the police and the underworld are juxtaposed as they both resolve to hunt, capture, and try the murderer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic-Film S.A. 1998

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE M

Summary: During Hitler's anniversary speech on November 8, 1939, a man is arrested on the Swiss border for possession of suspicious objects. Just minutes later, a bomb explodes in the Munich Burgerbraukeller, immediately behind the Fuhrer's lectern, killing eight people. The man is Georg Elser, a carpenter from Konigsbronn in the Swabia region. A story of a man who nearly changed the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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