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Summary: A 16th century Japanese village hires professional warriors to fend off bandits. When the samurai arrive, a spectacular series of battles begins.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Janus Films 1998

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3 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN SEV

Summary: Mr. Badii, ceaselessly driving through the red-brown hills around Tehran in search of assistance in his suicide, receives from each of the men he asks for help a viewpoint on life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 1999

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

Summary: A journalist gets himself admitted to a mental hospital to solve the murder of an inmate.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Classic Collection 1998

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

Summary: A world-famous symphony conductor, consumed with the suspicion that his wife is having an affair, entertains elaborate visions of vengeance, set to three separate orchestral works. A true classic from a grand master of screen comedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision 2005

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

Summary: Dramatization of the life of Joan of Arc centering on her trial and execution.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Cinema 1999

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

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

Summary: "A camera crew follows a serial killer/thief around as he exercises his craft. He expounds on art, music, nature, society, and life as he offs mailmen, pensioners, and random people. Slowly he begins involving the camera crew in his activities, and they begin wondering if what they're doing is such a good idea, particularly when the killer kills a rival and the rival's brother sends a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2002

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

Summary: Portrait of the relationship between Edith Bouvier Beale and her grown daughter, Little Edie, once and aspiring actress in New York who left her career to care for her aging mother in their East Hampton home, and never left again. The aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis feed their cats and raccoons and rehash their pasts behind the walls of their decaying mansion, Grey Gardens.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment 2001

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

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Summary: An impoverished mother and her daughter-in-law eke out a lonely, desperate existence. In order to survive in feudal Japan, they are forced to murder lost samurai and sell their belongings for grain, then they dump their corpses down a deep, dark hole.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Homevision 2004

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Summary: Tati portrays the endearingly eccentric character, Hulot, whose presence at a very proper French seaside resort provokes one outrageous catastrophe after another. Tati pays homage to the great classic selent comedies with a hilarious blend of colorful characters, sparse dialogue, sight gags, and an innovative sound track.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Janus Films and Home Vision Cinema 2001

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN M.

Summary: Satire in which a skillful but slovenly samurai comes to the aid of a group of naive young warriors fighting their corrupt clan leaders.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 1999

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

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: Secret agent Lemmy Caution travels to another galaxy and finds himself in a computer-run society which is dedicated to technology and outlaws emotion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Classic Collection 1998

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

Summary: A landmark film in early sound production this is a left-wing satirical comedy about two ex-convicts, one of whom works his way up from salesman to factory owner. He oversees a highly mechanised operation where the workers are reduced to mere automatons. Blackmailed over his past, he joins up with his old cellmate, and the pair take to the road as tramps. Frequently acknowledged as the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Janus Films 2001

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

Summary: The headmaster of a Parisian boarding school is murdered by his wife and mistress.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Janus Films 1999

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Summary: One of the CIA's top international operatives is suddenly relegated to a desk job in an agency power play. Unwilling to go quietly, and with the aid of a chic Viennese widow, he puts himself back in the game by writing a memoir exposing the innermost secrets of every major intelligence agency in the world. The CIA now wants him dead, but he refuses to cooperate - because he's having to much fun!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2002

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY HOP

Summary: A German child refuses to grow up in response to the Nazi presence. To vent his hostility, he pounds on a tin drum.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2004

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

Summary: In a dusty, under-populated California resort town, Pinky Rose, a naive and impressionable Southern waif begins her life as a nursing home attendent. There, Pinky finds her role model in fellow nurse Millie, a misguided would-be sophisticate and hopeless devotee of sophisticated ladies magazines. But Pinky's hero-worship evolves into something far stranger and more sinister than could be imagined.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2004

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

Summary: Guests perform Christmas music and recite poetry from the historic Westminster Abbey. Talented soloists and the enchanting Westminster Abbey Choir have come together to provide an evening of beautiful Christmas music.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment 2001

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CHR

Summary: A young detective goes undercover in Tokyo's sweltering streets to find the pickpocket who stole his gun.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2004

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

Summary: Offbeat homage to Hollywood musicals finds a stripper rousing her lover's jealousy by seducing his best friend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2004

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

Summary: In a Paris prison cell, five inmates use every ounce of their tenacity and ingenuity in an elaborate attempt to tunnel to freedom. Four of the inmates have been together for awhile in their cell, when Gaspard, the fifth inmate, is added to the cell. The original four inmates must decide if they want to take him into their confidence or not and whether to continue tunneling or not.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment 2001

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

Summary: In the impoverished town of Las Piedras, desperate men and women scrape out a living under the watchful eye of the ruling Southern Oil Company. When a well explodes, four workers must go on a suicide mission that is their only way out.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2005

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

Summary: A Japanese architect and a French actress engage in a brief intense affair in Hiroshima in 1959. Both deal with their personal memories of World War II--he by articulating his firsthand experience with nuclear disaster, she by remembering her traumatic affair with a German soldier.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: A look at five extraordinary homes and the people who inhabit them. The movie interweaves their stories in a way that makes a person think about the meaning of home and the place of individuality in society.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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

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