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Summary: A wealthy industrialist is found murdered in his home while his family gathers for the holiday season. The house is isolated and the phone lines have been found to be cut. Eight women are his potential murderers. Each is a suspect and each has a motive. Only one is guilty.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2003

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

Summary: Legendary director Jerzy Skolimowski created one of his freest and most visually inventive films yet with this story of a gray donkey named EO. After being removed from an itinerant circus, EO begins a trek across the countryside, experiencing cruelty and kindness from a cast of characters including an Italian countess and a Polish soccer team. Nominated for the Academy Award for Best...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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

Summary: Huppert plays Mika, wife of celebrated pianist André Polonski (Jacques Dutronc) and stepmother to his son, Guillaume, whose mother died in a carwreck on his sixth birthday. Their lives are interrupted by the unexpected arrival of Jeanne (Anna Mouglalis), a young woman who has learned that she was almost switched at birth with Guillaume. Also a pianist, she harbours a suspicion that she may be...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First-Run Features 2000

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

Summary: The crowning achievement of Claude Chabrol's career is a riveting study of class dynamics and the psychology of crime, starring Isabelle Huppert and Sandrine Bonnaire as a pair of outsiders who form a mysterious alliance that gradually goes haywire.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY FOREIGN CER

Summary: A senator, forced to vote for a law with which he profoundly disagrees, is torn between his conscience and his loyalty towards the leaders of his party. His daughter, a right-to- life activist, falls in love with an advocate for assisted suicide. A famous actress turns towards faith and miracle cures in the hope of bringing her daughter out of an irreversible coma. And the beautiful Rossa is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Michèle seems indestructible. Head of a successful video game company, she brings the same ruthless attitude to her love life as to business. Being attacked in her home by an unknown assailant changes Michèle's life forever. When she resolutely tracks the man down, they are both drawn into a curious and thrilling game--a game that may, at any moment, spiral out of control.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ELL
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF ELL

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

Summary: A Harvard graduate, turned federal Marshal in Wyoming, learns of a government sanctioned plot by cattle barons to kill the area's European settlers for their land. The resulting battle is based on the Johnson County War of 1892.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2012

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN MIC

Summary: Shortly after his 9th birthday, Camille tells his mother Ariane that he is really Paul, and that he would like to return to his "real" mother, Isabella, who lives on the other side of town. Alarmed at first, but willing to humor him, she takes him to Isabella's and is startled to find out he knows her apartment intimately. It turns out that Isabella's son drowned two years earlier. Is Camille...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring 2003

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

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Summary: After a struggling actress stands trial for the murder of a lascivious producer in 1930s Paris, she ascends to scandalous stardom with her lawyer roommate. A new life of fame, wealth, and tabloid celebrity awaits, until the truth comes out.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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Summary: A sweeping epic spanning three decades and a world war. The film follows the life and loves of Jean Barnery, a provincial gentleman and reluctant heir to his family's porcelain empire.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2002

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

Summary: Jean is a successful publisher. He has refined tastes and abundant material possessions, among which he seems to include his wife, Gabrielle. But in a single afternoon, Gabrielle decides to leave him for another man and then abruptly reverses her decision. Now, everything that Jean believed to be true about his life and marriage falls apart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring 2006

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

Summary: The story of Erika, a middle-aged classical piano instructor who is trapped between her rigid passion for music and her suffocating home life. She escapes her life with nightly voyeuristic wanderings and self-inflicted masochistic experiments.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2002

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

Summary: A touching tale of a loving couple whose unbreakable bonds of marriage are tested by life's greatest challenge.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2013

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

Summary: After locking up an embezzling CEO, Jeanne pushes the limits of her power even further and winds up in a dangerous game of threats and intimidation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Lorber Films 2007

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

Summary: A sweet, naive young woman trying to make it on her own in New York City, Frances doesn't think twice about returning the handbag she finds on the subway to its rightful owner. That owner is an eccentric French piano teacher with a love for classical music and an aching loneliness. The two become fast friends, but the older woman's maternal charms begin to dissolve and grow increasingly...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Kindhearted, but confused activist Andrew Markovski hires a pair of eccentric 'existential detectives' to help him find the meaning of life. All the while, a sexy, French author is trying to throw a wrench in their plan by seducing Andrew's mind and body.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: In 1950s London, a widowed cleaning lady falls madly in love with a couture Dior dress, deciding she must have one of her own. After working to raise the funds to pursue her dream, she embarks on an adventure to Paris that will change not only her own outlook, but the very future of the House of Dior.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

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

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

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

Summary: A divorced woman with two adult sons leaves the house in their hands when she embarks on new life, but lingering resentment and rivalry begin to tear the brothers apart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2007

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

Summary: "Victor ... a professional killer and right hand man to an underground crime lord in New York CIty ... is seduced and blackmailed by Beatrice ... a crime victim seeking retribution. Their chemistry and intense relationship lead them to execute a violent and cathartic plan for revenge"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2011

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Summary: An investigative thriller set in the world of nuclear power and politics, La Syndicaliste follows the true story of Maureen Kearney, the influential head union representative of a French multinational nuclear powerhouse. A deft navigator of elite political and financial circles, Maureen becomes a whistleblower when she discovers international backroom dealings, exposing secrets that shook the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FOREIGN SYN

Summary: Nathalie is a philosophy teacher with a seemingly settled existence, juggling a rich life of the mind with the day-to-day demands of career and family. But beginning with the bombshell revelation that her husband of twenty-five years is leaving her, one by one the pillars of Nathalie's life start to crumble. For the first time in ages, she finds herself adrift, but also with a newfound sense of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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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

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