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Summary: The troubled mayor of a small German town faces pressure from all sides. A village so deep in the Bavarian backwoods, its nightlife is dominated by a truck stop and a beer hall, its soccer team aspires to qualify for the ninth division next season, and its biggest employer is a faux-organic slaughterhouse. Mayor Alfons Zischl Jr. has his problems; he's neck-deep in debt, his Mercedes has been...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

MTV Networks

Summary: Following the success of the theatrical tour of The Animation Show, animators Mike Judge and Don Hertzfeldt have brought the stellar collection of shorts to DVD, with extra features that they couldn't fit into the original show.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MTV/Paramount 2007

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Summary: He's got no style, he's got no flash and he's squarely in middle age. But Swedish detective Martin Beck is good at one thing: methodically catching criminals so that they can be put away ... for a long time. His tightly-wound partner, Gunvald, is his opposite: an impulsive man who cuts a dashing figure, is in no way politically correct and who never met a boundary he didn't leap across.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MHZ Networks Home Entertainment 2012

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Summary: Captain Marleau has a hunter's instinct, disguised under a deliberately offbeat veneer. As she says herself, she doesn't skim over cases; she plunges into them. Always on the prowl, she lies in wait for clues and her prey and takes them by surprise. In each episode, her hunt centers around a character played by a famous actor, men and women who are a match for the outstanding cop. The volume...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Set in contemporary Ireland, it chronicles the difficult professional and intense personal life of TV crime correspondent Cathal Mac Iarnìn, who prides himself on pursuing the story behind the story. But as single-minded as he is about uncovering the truth, he is often too busy chasing headlines to notice that the world of crime strikes closer to home every day.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: As the dust settles from the explosive finale of the first series, Aksel has the answer he so desperately sought. Finally, his search for justice appears to be over and his reconciliation within the local community can begin. But Aksel's hopes are short-lived. As Eva and William close ranks and deny the truth, a new struggle begins for Aksel.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV ACQ

Summary: An abandoned tanker ship crashes into the Oresund bridge, on the border between Sweden and Denmark. Onboard are five Swedish and Danish youths, chained below deck, unconscious. Investigating the incident is Scandinavia's oddest couple: Swedish detective Saga Noren, hampered by primitive social skills, and Martin Rohde from Denmark, still reeling from the death of his son. Theirs is a friendship...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: "Murder, betrayal, office politics, temptation ... it's all in a day's work for Detective Salvo Montalbano. With his always loyal and sometimes effective police squad, he solves crimes in the town of Vigata, crossing paths with Mafia dons, priests, housewives, liars and saints. All the while he confronts his personal demons, which war against his professional ideals, his commitment to his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MHz Networks 1999

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Summary: Detective Salvo Montalbano wages war against the criminals of Vigata while struggling with his own demons.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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Summary: Beginning with the Germans arrival in June 1940, they endure five years of rationing, fighting and betrayals, and strain to keep some semblance of their existence intact. The war shatters all their lives, but a few of them, even in the shadow of destruction, reach out to find fleeting moments of connection and love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: This French drama chronicles the impact of World War II German occupation on a small village in central France. As the residents come under the pressures of war, they make choices that are inspiring and heartbreaking.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tetra Media Fiction 2016

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

Summary: Depicts the harrowing true story from World War II of the Nazis' efforts to develop an atom bomb and the Allies' desperate struggle to prevent it from happening. The series starts in Stockholm in 1933 as the German scientist Werner Heisenberg is awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics, and although considered unreliable by the Nazis, he is allowed into the secret Nazi nuclear energy project,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MHZ Networks Home Entertainment 2016

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

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Summary: In season three, Velvet Galleries continues to be ground zero for money, fashion, drama, entanglements, love, jealousies, plots, and counter-plots involving its owners, customers, and residential employees. Looming over all is the love story between Alberto and Ana. Torn between family obligations and the cry of his heart, Alberto resolves to leave his wife and commit to Ana. However, a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: A Norwegian businessman who has worked his way to the top during his 20 years in Asia, having left his native town after being acquitted of the murder of his high school sweetheart. When his home town's cornerstone business is threatened by bankruptcy, Aksel returns to save the place that once turned its back on him. The past has not been forgotten. His arrival tears old wounds apart and new...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: In the Interest of the Nation - Masked soldiers attack a vehicle loaded with high-tech missiles in an attempted smuggling operation in Uzbekistan. Meanwhile, a Swedish engineer is kidnapped in Ethiopia. But Not if It Concerns Your Daughter - Carl Hamilton's family was wiped out in a revenge attack years ago. Now, those painful memories resurface as Hamilton's seven-year-old goddaughter is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: In this third and final season of Borgen, Birgitte Nyborg is a very different person than the confident prime minister who spoke at the lectern in Parliament. She is no longer prime minister. It has been two and a half years since she called an election in which she failed to win the required number of seats to maintain the existing government. She has since left politics and is now a high-paid...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Borgen explores the insular world of high-stakes Danish politics and the press corps that covers it in instantaneous, relentless news cycles. Birgitte Nyborg, the idealistic head of the moderate party, becomes prime minister of Denmark through a political fluke and has to quickly learn the ways of power. She's an altruistic public servant in an old boys' club and must master the art of the deal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: Inspector Erik Winter in a dedicated, yet tormented Swedish investigator. Winter and his wife, Angela, both juggle demanding careers as they face the challenge of raising two young daughters. Family provides a refuge for him, away from work where he is constantly faced with the darkest secrets of the human psyche. Never satisfied with just solving crimes, Erik Winter's motivation goes much...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: Season 1 begins with a beautiful young woman found dead at the public dump, her face beaten to a pulp by her killer. Leading the investigation, Perre Clement, young recently-named public prosecutor, teams up with Police Captain Laure Berthaud and examining magistrate Judge Roban. They try to solve the horrendous crime before them: a muddy affair, combining prostitution, drugs, business, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MHZ Networks Home Entertainment 2013

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

Summary: Agatha Christie's world-famous mysteries are delightfully adapted in a new series of highly stylized French TV movies. Set in the 1950s, these iconic stories introduce new investigators in classic Christie style: Chief Inspector Laurence, a man of class and refined taste, and the ambitious young journalist Alice Avril along with Laurence s ever-loyal secretary, Marlene.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: "A French village ... chronicles the impact of World War II on a small village in central France. The series follows the lives of the villagers during the war as their lives become irrevocably changed by the German occupation and its aftermath. The Germans arrive in June 1940; the occupation will go on for five years and will reveal the strengths, weaknesses and secrets of the characters as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MHZ Networks Home Entertainment 2018

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

Summary: This French drama chronicles the impact of World War Ii German occupation on a small village in central France.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed by MHZ Networks Home Entertainment 2016

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

Summary: Agatha Christie's world-famous mysteries are adapted in a series of French TV movies. Set in the 1930s, these iconic stories introduce two new investigators in classic Christie style: Superintendent Larosière, whose passion for beautiful women is matched only by his love of solving puzzling crimes, and his young colleague Inspector Lampion, whose modern sensibilities sometimes clash with those...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MHZ Networks, LLC. 2016

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Summary: Sparkling sea, sunny beaches, ferryboat commuting, but bodies keep cropping up. Homemaker and mother of two, Nora Linde never intends to get involved, but she often has a connection to the victim or discovers the body or knows the culprit. She also knows police investigator Thomas Andreasson from their school days. Theirs is a love affair that keeps not happening: they're each attracted to the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SAN