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Summary: A touching story of an elderly widow who embraces her last chance for happiness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2006

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

Summary: Nora is sheltered first by her father and then by her husband. All her life, she has been protected like a fragile possession ... like a doll in a doll's house. Years ago, Nora Helmer committed a forgery in order to save the life of her authoritarian husband Torvald. Now she is being blackmailed and lives in fear of her husband's finding out and of the shame such a revelation would bring. But...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: "Leaving the devastation of World War II behind them, a little girl and her brother travel from Europe to Israel in search of family, hope, and future. Placed in a refugee camp on their arrival they are confronted by a world of colorful characters whose intrigues both terrify and tantalize them and are forced to face the difficult realities of a new land. Powerfully reflecting the complexities...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sisu Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Wealthy socialite Charlotte Cartwright and her dear friend Alice Pratt, a working class woman of high ideals, have enjoyed a lasting friendship throughout many years. Their lives become mired in turmoil as their adult children's extramarital affairs, unethical business practices and a dark paternity secret threaten to derail family fortunes and unravel the lives of all involved. Alice's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2009

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

Summary: In 1929, an impoverished fishing village father sells his nine-year-old daughter, Chiyo, to a geisha house in Kyoto's Gion district and she becomes subjected to cruel treatment from the owners and the head geisha Hatsumomo. As she grows older, her stunning beauty attracts the vindictive jealousy of Hatsumomo. She is rescued by and taken under the wing of Hatsumomo's bitter rival, Mameha. Under...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD

Summary: Armed with ambition and a work ethic, coffee salesman hits the road and finds that desire alone can't bring wealth and status. Bonus features include commentary, new feature-length career profile, and vintage featurette.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2007

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF O

Summary: This drama centers on Hank Chinaski, the fictional alter-ego of author Charles Bukowski, who wanders around Los Angeles, trying to live off jobs which don't interfere with his primary interest, which is writing.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2006

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

Summary: Camille, a concert violinist, becomes intrigued by her lover's business partner, Stephane. She interprets his distance as a sign of intellectual seduction. The love triangle that develops reveals the complexity and imperfection of the three characters.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: KOCH Lorber Films 2006

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

Summary: The story of the five Bennet sisters living in early 19th century England. Their mother is scheming to make prestigious marriages for them. Focuses on Elizabeth Bennet, who mistakenly finds the rich Mr. Darcy an oaf, even as he sets all the other fair maidens' hearts aflutter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Pride 2006

Summary: A young woman with a history of drug abuse returns home after a 3-year prison sentence, to reconnect with her 5-year-old daughter while trying to adjust to the outside world once again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Screen Media 2006

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF SHE

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Summary: An amateur entomologist is left in Tokyo to study an unclassified species of beetle found in sandy locations. When he misses his bus back to civilization, he is persuaded to spend the night with a young widow in her hut at the bottom of a sand dune. What results is one of cinema's most unnerving and palpably erotic battles of the sexes, as well as a nightmarish depiction of the Sisyphean...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: At the start of World War II, 14-year-old Carrie and her younger brother Nick are separated from their mother and evacuated from war-torn London to a rural village in Wales, where they now live with a puritanical shopkeeper and his spinster sister.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Carrie's

Summary: The most controversial Russian film ever made! In this smoldering drama, Natalya Negoda stars as Vera, a sullen, sultry woman who's torn between her brooding lover and her bitter parents. It's a rare and honest look at Russia as a land of simmering sensuality and brutal candor. This critically acclaimed international box office smash has been seen by over ten million Americans and twenty...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Water Bearer Films 1988

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Summary: A television newscaster's mental breakdown turns him into a celebrity when the network tries to profit from his illness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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

Summary: The inspirational and triumphant story of a man who defies great odds and takes on a monumental challenge. This heartwarming tale of determination is an uplifting and humorous film.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Focus Features 2006

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVEI ON

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: Mona's wedding day is the saddest day of her life. Once she crosses the border between Israel and Syria to get married, she will never be allowed back to her family in the Golan Heights.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by KOCH Entertainment 2006

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

Summary: Manhattan melodrama: Two brothers, orphaned by a steamship disaster, grow up on different sides of the law. Evelyn Prentice: A woman, hurt by the inattention of her lawyer husband, begins a flirtation of her own, with disastrous consequences. Double wedding: A romantic comedy featuring Powell as a Bohemian artist who becomes involved with a would-be actress and her uptight, domineering sister....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2007

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

Summary: A World War II melodrama about the escape of British and American flyers from a maximum-security German prison camp.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 1998

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

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

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Summary: Expertly mixes comedy, tragedy, and melodrama to tell the emotionally gripping story of the interesting lives of two former lovers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media, Inc. 2005

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

Summary: A terrifying melodrama about a mute servant girl in a gloomy house who is threatened by a mysterious killer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ABC 1999

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

Summary: A melodrama, with some dancing, based on the Dracula story. Color film done as if black and white, with some purple or sepia tints.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2004

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

Styrke, Tove

Summary: Tove Styrke releases her third album 'Sway!' The album consists of 7 original tracks, plus a cover of Lorde's track "Liability" from her recent #1 ARIA Album "Melodrama."

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Sony Music Entertainment Australia 2018

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK STY

Summary: Melodrama "The Skyscrapers of New York" Part 1. Part 1 sets the scene with shots of real work crews: bricklayers, riveters, workers sitting astride the steel framework setting a girder in place, several workers hanging on a crane line, etc.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1906

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