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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: 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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Summary: Two bumbling burglars plan a robbery with a young woman they just met. Problems begin immediately when they both fall for the girl and the plan goes haywire. The jewel-heist plot is merely a jumping off point for Godard's fast-paced mix of fantasy and spoof of Hollywood crime films.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment 2003

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

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: The extraordinary story of a woman who defied tradition, a painter whose work captivated Edgar Degas, and the only American asked to join the French Impressionists. Best remembered for her tender yet unsentimental depictions of mothers and children, Cassatt was also a driving force for women's suffrage and other issues of her day.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment 2003

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

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: Story about the search for a girl lost on an island; the searchers gradually become preoccupied with their own problems.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2001

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

Summary: Jean Travers is a schoolteacher whose life changes completely when a young man breaks into her home, and then kills himself right in front of her for no apparent reason. As Jean's friends struggle to help her, Jean is drawn deeper and deeper into a web of memories and deceptions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: After two young Chadian boys discover their father has abandoned them, they embark on a desperate quest to bring him home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: When a police informant is gunned down, a determined vice cop must recruit a new stool pigeon - one that can finally take down the unassailable mob boss. The line between the cops and gangsters becomes blurred as Dédé, a charismatic pimp, is forced to 'rat out' his former boss and nemesis, the elusive Massina.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: Tom, Sandra, Randy and Curt are office co-workers who live in a city's downtown where virtually all the office buildings and malls are connected by a maze of glassed-in bridges. They have all staked a month's salary on a bet to see who can stay indoors the longest.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment 2005

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

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Summary: Ingemar is a working-class 12-year old boy who is sent to live with his uncle after his mother falls ill. There, he takes refuge from his troubles with the help of the town's warmhearted eccentrics. A bittersweet evocation of the struggles and joys of childhood and the pains of coming-of-age.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Janus Films 2003

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

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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Summary: "A landmark documentary ... Captures in vivid detail the bygone era of the door-to-door slesman. While laboring to sell a gold-embossed version of the Holy Word, Paul Brennan and his colleagues target the beleaguered masses, then face the demands of quotas and the frustrations of life on the road. Following Brennan on his daily rounds, the Maysles discover a real-life Willy Loman, walking the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment 2001

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SAL

Summary: Banned in China, Jiang Wen's ravishingly photographed anti-war epic is set in 1945 in Japanese-occupied rural China where a peasant is forced to shelter two prisoners: one Japanese who wants to die, and his Chinese interpreter who wants to live.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision 2005

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

Summary: A man falls in love with a younger woman, but he is married and divorce is illegal. To get what he wants, he begins an elaborate scheme to kill his wife.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: When a serial killer is stalking the children of the city, everyone, including the criminal underworld, wants to see him brought down.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment 2004

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

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 group of farm animals successfully revolt against their cruel human owner, only to be enslaved anew by the unscrupulous pig Napolean, whose slogan is "all animals are equal but some animals more equal than others."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: A film version of a sensational true-life crime in 1930s France about two sisters forced into servitude who murder their employers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment 2003

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

Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples)

Summary: Disc 1: Two brothers and two sisters find that an old wardrobe magically transports them into the world of Narnia, a land of talking animals and mythical creatures. They discover that Narnia is under the evil power of the White Witch, who has kept the land in eternal winter and has turned all her enemies to stone. Disc 2: Narnia is later ruled by corrupt King Miraz, and his nephew calls upon...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment 2002

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CHR

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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