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Summary: Three young men once lived a life of drugs, sex and freedom in Malaysia. Now one is in prison (Vince Vaughn) and will be executed in five days if a woman (Anne Heche) cannot persuade the other two to return to Malaysia to serve three years in prison.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PolyGram Video 1998

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

Summary: "Red" Redding is a lifer who knows the ropes at Maine's Shawshank State Prison. New inmate Andy Dufresne is a quiet banker, unjustly convicted of murder. Andy's indomitable will earns Red's friendship and his resourcefulness brings hope and change to the entire prison. Andy is full of surprises--and he saves his best surprise for last.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Shawshank 2007

Summary: After being wrongfully convicted of a crime, a young woman is imprisoned for 13 years and forced to give up her daughter. Upon her release, she sets in motion an elaborate plan of retribution, but does not know what is in store.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tartan Video USA 2006

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

Summary: For Life is a fictional serialised legal and family drama inspired by the life of Isaac Wright, Jr. about a prisoner who becomes a lawyer, litigating cases for other inmates while fighting to overturn his own life sentence for a crime he didn't commit. His quest for freedom is driven by his desperate desire to get back to the family he loves and reclaim the life that was stolen from him....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: "Centers on a revolutionary machine that allows scientists to enter and record a subject's dream. After it is stolen, a fearless detective and a brilliant therapist join forces to recover the device before it falls into the hands of a 'dream terrorist'"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME PAP
1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN PAP

Summary: Nurse Jean Paget is one of a small band of women trekking through the Japanese-occupied Malayan jungle, where they are befriended by Joe Harman, a tough Australian P.O.W. Later each learns tht the other has survived the horrors of the war, and they set out separately to find each other.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: VCI Entertainment 2012

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

Summary: After 30 years in prison, Horcia discovers that her friend and fellow inmate committed the murder of which she was accused. This leads to her release and the transformative discovery of the man who framed her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2018

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

Hanna Alkaf

Summary: Fifteen-year-old Najwa Bakri is forced to investigate the mysterious death of her best friend and Scrabble Queen, Trina, a year after the fact when her Instagram comes back to life with cryptic posts and messages.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Salaam Reads 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HAN

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Summary: From Academy Award nominee Taylor Sheridan, co-creator of Yellowstone, and Hugh Dillon, it follows the McLusky family-power brokers in Kingstown, Michigan, where the business of incarceration is the only thriving industry. Tackling themes of systemic racism, corruption and inequality, the series provides a stark look at their attempt to bring order and justice to a town that has neither.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Summary: An HBO limited series. After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and he is charged with her murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Tan, Twan Eng

Summary: "The Gift of Rain is the story of Philip Hutton and the haunting tragedies that befall him when he becomes entangled in a web of wartime loyalties and deceits. In 1939, at the outset of World War II, sixteen- year-old Philip is a lonely outsider on the lush Malayan island of Penang. Alienated from his community and family, he at last discovers a sense of belonging through an unexpected...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Books 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P ENG

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: A chilling story of a savage Hollywood murder. Jimmy Jayne, a reformed ex-con, is the prime suspect who will stop at nothing to prove his innocence. Homicide detectives Freeman and Vargas are close on his tail as Jimmy takes on his own investigation risking his life in the dark underbelly of Los Angeles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

Summary: This summer, The Warden is back and the death toll at Superjail continues to rise at a ridiculous rate in the all-new Adult Swim DVD release. Includes all 10 episodes from the animated comedy's third season, complete with fist fights, baffling love triangles and psychedelic animation that will melt your face off. Series creators and executive producers also created a collection of bonus...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

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

Summary: An eccentric warden runs a maximum security prison free from the constraints of space, time, or sanity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2012

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

Summary: Untamed love: "The inspiring story of Caitlin, a lost child, Maggie, a dedicated teacher, and the unexpected miracles that happen when Caitlin is finally given the chance to shine"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2010

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

Summary: Six ordinary strangers awaken to find themselves in a seemingly endless maze of interlocking cubical chambers armed with lethal booby traps. Without food or water, they have only a few days to live. None of them knows how or why they've been imprisoned, but soon discover that each possesses a skill that could contribute to their escape. As they work together to extricate themselves from their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1998

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR CUB

Summary: 'Red' Davison, the sheriff of Sun Dog, sacrifices his job and his good name to save his best friend, 'Silent' Slade from the hangman's noose, following a framed-up court decision which sentences Slade to hang for the murder of Scotty McKee. Davidson allows Slade to escape from jail and follows him to aid him in proving his innocence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: An innocent man, Edmond Dantes, is imprisoned for years on a godforsaken island while the friend who betrayed him takes Dantes ravishing fiancé for himself. Dantes eventually escapes, recovers a fortune in buried pirate treasure, transforms himself into the mysterious Count of Monte Cristo, and methodically goes about exacting his revenge.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE COU

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD COU

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

Summary: A comedy feature about two lowlifes, a small time pimp and an unemployed disc jockey, framed for crimes they didn't commit, who escape from jail with an eccentric Italian tourist. Set in New Orleans and the swamps of Louisiana.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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

Summary: Ganta is the only survivor after a mysterious man in red slaughters a classroom full of teenagers. He's framed for the carnage, sentenced to die, and locked away in the most twisted prison ever built: Deadman Wonderland. Then it gets worse.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Fact-based film about Gerry Conlon, a young Irish punk who is caught in the wrong place at the wrong time and forced to confess to a terrorist bombing. He and his father, along with friends of Gerry, are found guilty and sentenced to life in prison. There, his father shows his true strength, and Gerry works to prove their innocence and clear his father's name.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Video 1998

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie In 1998

Hanna Alkaf

Summary: "Amidst the Chinese-Malay conflict in Kuala Lumpur in 1969, sixteen-year-old Melati must overcome prejudice, violence, and her own OCD to find her way back to her mother"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Salaam Reads 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ALK

Summary: The Count of Monte Cristo is an adventure novel by French author Alexandre Dumas. The story follows the life of a successful merchant sailor, Edmond Dantes, through tragedy, love, and vengeance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Trajectory, Inc. 2014

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Summary: Harold and Kumar take an ill-fated flight to Amsterdam, but Kumar's suspicious-looking bong is mistaken for a bomb. Their arrest prompts a racist Homeland Security official to send the boys to indefinite lockup at Guantanamo Bay. Once there, they watch as beefy guards sexually subjugate 'enemy combatants.' The guys manage to get away and make it back to the U.S., hoping the well-connected...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2008

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

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