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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

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

Summary: In addition to his prodigious output as a playwright, poet and theatrical producer, Bertolt Brecht maintained no fewer than three mistresses at any one time throughtout his adult life. Takes place in a single day, toward the end of his life, in the late summer of 1956, as Brecht prepares to leave his lakeside home and return to Berlin for the fall theater season. Surrounded by the women who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2005

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

Summary: Post-WWII, Germany. Michael Berg is a teenager who becomes ill and is helped home by Hanna, a stranger twice his age. Michael recovers from scarlet fever and seeks out Hanna to thank her. The two are quickly drawn into a passionate but secretive affair. Michael discovers that Hanna loves being read to and their physical relationship deepens. Hanna is enthralled as Michael reads to her from...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Weinstein Company Home Entertainment 2009

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Reader 2008

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

Summary: 19th-century "folklore collectors" Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm are con artists. They perform exorcisms of "evil enchantments" (for a healthy fee) while wandering about in French-occupied Germany during the Napoleonic wars. Wilhelm is a swashbuckling cad with an answer for everything, while Jacob is a dreamer who looks at life through fairytale-tinted spectacles. When French Gen. Delatombe gets wise...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Dimension Home Video 2005

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY BRO

Summary: Niko is having a tough morning. He's broken up with his girlfriend, been cut off from his monthly allowance, and was just declared "emotionally unstable" by a court-appointed psychologist. If only he could find a decent cup of coffee. Painting an eventful day-in-the-life of a twenty-something law school dropout, A Coffee In Berlin follows Niko as he drifts through a series of absurd, funning...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: Welcome back to the Harpers' Malibu beach house. Bachelor Charlie is trying (but not very hard) to remember the name of the girl currently taking a shower upstairs. Alan, Charlie's tightly-wound, divorced brother is trying to figure out how he can get his ex-wife to remarry so he can stop paying alimony. And Jake, Alan's 11-year-old son, is just trying to figure out what's for lunch and where's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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Summary: Charlie Harper is a bachelor in paradise, complete with Malibu beach house, overpaid job and a very active dating life. Then his uptight brother Alan, in the throes of a divorce, moves in, bringing his 10-year-old son Jake with him. Together they start a new family of two adults, one kid, and no grown-ups.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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Summary: The boys (two-and-a-half-men's worth) are back! A drop-dead gorgeous parade of Kandis, Sandys, Mandis and more marches in and out of the Harpers' Malibu beach house, but the warm heart of the series remains the makeshift family that calls the beach house home-- carefree bachelor Charlie, his fussy chiropractor brother Alan and Alan's precocious young son Jake. This season Charlie romances a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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