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Summary: Bertrand Tavernier's personal journey through French cinema, from films he enjoyed as a boy to his own early career, told through portraits of key creative figures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MY

Schwartz, Vanessa R.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.4309 SCH

Summary: A comedy in which the vague and clumsy M. Hulot, in contrast to his more wealthy sister and brother-in-law, is constantly at odds with the modern world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2001

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

Summary: Pierre and his snobbish friends have a standing date for dinner. Every week, they compete to see who can bring the biggest idiot to the party.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: The story of Jean Cadoret, a man who inherits a farm from his mother and foolishly hopes to become a gentleman farmer. But even before he arrives, his powerful neighbor is plotting to steal his land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment Inc. 2001

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

Summary: Two English sisters at the turn of the century are in love with the same man for seven years. His inability to choose between them (compounded by his overpossessive mother), and the girls' own powerful passions-- both expressed and repressed-- create a painful, emotionally charged triangle.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Lorber Home Video 1999

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

Summary: Franȯis and his fellow teachers prepare for a new year at a high school in a tough neighborhood. Armed with the best intentions, they brace themselves to not let discouragement stop them from trying to give the best education to their students. Cultures and attitudes often clash in the classroom, a microcosm of contemporary France. As amusing and inspiring as the teenaged students can be, their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: At the beginning of the third season of this gritty French police thriller, the mutilated body of a young woman is found on an abandoned railway track. Police Captain Laure Berthaud sees the case as an opportunity to restore a tarnished reputation and leads her squad on the hunt for what she believes to be a deranged serial killer. Meanwhile, Judge Roban investigates a bribery scandal involving...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: "An upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2000

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

Summary: Secret agent Lemmy Caution travels to another galaxy and finds himself in a computer-run society which is dedicated to technology and outlaws emotion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Classic Collection 1998

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

Summary: Train engineer Jacques lusts after the wife of his co-worker Roubaud. Roubaud kills his boss and Jacques witnesses the murder. In order to keep Jacques quiet, Roubaud allows Jacques to have an affair with his wife, creating a tragic love triangle.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2006

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

Summary: The headmaster of a Parisian boarding school is murdered by his wife and mistress.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Janus Films 1999

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Summary: Two bumbling burglars plan a robbery with a young woman they just met. Problems begin immediately when they both fall for the girl and the plan goes haywire. The jewel-heist plot is merely a jumping off point for Godard's fast-paced mix of fantasy and spoof of Hollywood crime films.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: A small town in the south-west of France, summer of 1944. Having failed to join the resistance, the 18 year old Lucien Lacombe, whose father is a prisoner in Germany and whose mother dates her employer, works for the German police.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2006

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

Summary: A Spanish revolutionary maintains his ideals even though he is warned he will be sold out. Aging, tired leftist Montand travels from Spain to Paris, reports to his political associates, and visits mistress Thulin.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment, Inc. 2000

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

Summary: A small-time hood kills a police officer and tries to leave France, but his American girlfriend betrays him to the police, leading to a deadly conclusion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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

Summary: When a down-on-his-luck gambler tries to drown himself, he winds up rescuing a gorgeous and mysterious blonde. As they set out on a mission across Paris, he discovers that his smart, spontaneous, sexy companion may really be Heaven-sent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Leaving wife and child behind, Ferdinand takes off on a wild adventure with the babysitter Marianne. As they become entangled with murder and gangsters, mysterious events destroy their happiness and lead to an explosive finale.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Lorber Home Video 1998

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

Summary: This fantastically-twisted fairy tale is chock-full of curious characters and special effects. A sad and heartbroken madman, Krank, is aging prematurely because he can't dream. He kidnaps little children, hoping that eventually he will find a way to steal their sleeping thoughts. The story takes the form of a quest, as a sentimental harpooner-turned-fairground strongman, One, sets out to find...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1999

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

Summary: A witty and erotic look at the theme of resisting sexual temptations. Two older men spend their holidays in a house near St. Tropez with a beautiful young girl who collects men the way some people collect art. Both men try to resist being added to her collection, however, soon fall victim to her charm--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Lorber Films 1999

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Summary: The lives of three men and three women become tangled in each other's lives during the brief run of a play in Paris.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: Huppert plays Mika, wife of celebrated pianist André Polonski (Jacques Dutronc) and stepmother to his son, Guillaume, whose mother died in a carwreck on his sixth birthday. Their lives are interrupted by the unexpected arrival of Jeanne (Anna Mouglalis), a young woman who has learned that she was almost switched at birth with Guillaume. Also a pianist, she harbours a suspicion that she may be...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First-Run Features 2000

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

Summary: A young, successful author is haunted by a recurring dream of a woman obscured in darkness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Winstar TV & Video 2000

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

Summary: The German occupation changes the life of the village of Villeneuve forever, and as its residents come under the pressures of war, they make choices that are inspiring and heartbreaking.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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