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Summary: Thrilling adventure of imprisonment and escape(s) from a French Guiana prison.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PAP

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Papillon 1999

Summary: A tragicomedy about love, friendship, betrayal, manipulation and lies. Deals with the conflicts of Yugoslav history of the past fifty years. The story starts from an underground manufacture of weapons of Belgrade, during WWII. The black marketeer who smuggles the weapons to partisans forgets to mention to the workers that the war is over, and they keep producing. 50 years later, they become...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2003

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

Summary: After becoming obsessed with a girl on her way to Paris, a young watch seller sets all the clocks in Taipei to French time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2002

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

Summary: In an aristocratic English family the young lord finds to his horror, while painting his wife's portrait, that as the work progresses life drains from his lady. In this poetic horror film, called by some the most outstanding achievement of this genre, an absolute mastery of editing and rhythm is employed with lighting and Gothic sets combining to impart an unearthly sense of mystery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Allday Entertainment 2001

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

Summary: L'Armee des Ombres is a stark and unvarnished story about Resistance fighters in Vichy France in 1942-43 when the French leadership allowed the Nazis to occupy the country. The members of this army are cold, hungry, desperate men and women, with false names and no addresses, who can be betrayed in an instant by a traitor or an accident. They know they will probably die. A meditation on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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

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: Broken into seven vignettes that humorously answer questions raised in Dr. Rueben's book about sex.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment Inc. 2000

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

Summary: The lives of five people are intertwined by romance, friendship and rivalry. Victor has fallen for a woman, Elena. Elena wants nothing to do with Victor and she calls the cops when he shows up at her apartment. The two cops that show up are David and Sancho. Sancho is a chronic, abusive drunk and believes his wife, Clara may be having an affair with his partner, David.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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

Summary: Set in Czechoslovakia in the 1960's, the story revolves around a young doctor who has a way with women and an aversion to politics. He suddenly finds himself caught up in his country's political turmoil and in a crisis of commitment with the women in his life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA UNB

Summary: Follows the journey of Frodo Baggins and his companions as they travel through Middle Earth towards Mount Doom in the quest to finally destroy the one ring.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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Summary: A switchboard operator gets caught up in the personal lives of the clients of an answering service, including that of a playboy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS BEL

Summary: Citizen Kane: The story of Charles Foster Kane, a newspaper tycoon whose life is investigated by a magazine reporter trying to discover the meaning of Kane's dying word: "Rosebud".

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CIT

Summary: Conan the barbarian: Cimmerian Conan is captured as a child after his parents are murdered by raiding Vanir led by Thulsa Doom. After years of enslavement, Conan is freed to learn the "riddle of steel" and to kill the arch-villain Thulsa Doom

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2006

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

Summary: Young Louisa Ginglebusher is recruited from a local orphanage to become an usherette at a movie theater. Encouraged by her kindly guardian to spread her wings, Louisa decides to lead the life of a fairy tale angel and in her quest to do good she tries to redirect money from a rich playboy to a struggling lawyer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2002

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

Summary: In late 1960s Southern California, private investigator Doc Sportello is drawn into murky dealings with his ex-girlfriend, Shasta Fay, her current real estate mogul boyfriend, his wife and her boyfriend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: Disc 1. The son of a murdered criminal is enlisted to steal a valuable serum for an AIDS-like disease.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: A famous comedy film maker, rejected by his fans after a venture into serious cinema, seeks comfort from the three dissimilar women he is dating.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment, Inc. 2005

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

Summary: This contemporary drama is about romance between two imperfect, alcoholic, resentful ordinary people, neighbors in the suburbs, adults with enough money to support themselves in the discontent to which they have become accustomed. Terry Wolfmeyer, suburban Detroit mother of four girls, is suddenly abandoned by her husband, and sinks into depression and subsists on a steady diet of vodka tonics....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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Summary: The life of a fast moving Long Island socialite skids to a stop when she discovers that she has less than a year to live.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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Summary: Matthew Poncelet is the convicted killer of two teenage lovers, preparing to end his life on death row. In response to a letter, Sister Helen Prejean visits Matthew and finds herself face-to-face with a killer who still pleads his innocence. When the date is set for his execution death by lethal injection, Poncelet asks Sister Helen to be his spiritual advisor and she agrees, little knowing the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY DEA

Summary: A dark drama of three sisters: a writer, an actress, and one groping for identity. When their father decides to divorce their shattered mother and remarry a spunky middle-aged widow, the three young women struggle to come to terms with each other and with themselves.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Angelino and his skull-and-flame pal Vinz live in a seedy tenement in a burnt-out, gang-and cockroach-ridden dystopian metropolis. Following a scooter accident, Angelino starts experiencing migraines and strange hallucinations, as well as fits of rage-inspired superpowers, as he slowly awakens to the truth of his origins.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Set within the vibrant dancehalls and historic crime corridors of 1940s Paris, a singer with "stars in her eyes" ignores the protest of her covetous husband and pursues a meeting with a lecherous movie financier. When her husband attempts to crash the rendevous, murder ensues. Enter the detective, whose seasoned instincts lead him down a circuitous path of alibis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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