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Summary: Set amid the teeming bustle of Victorian England, Dombey and Son is Dickens's story of a powerful man whose coldhearted neglect of his family causes his professional and personal downfall.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Domby 2006

Summary: When Yvette's second husband suddenly dies days before Christmas, she turns to her three daughters from her first marriage to console her during the holidays. Not wanting their father to be alone, one of the girls invites him to Christmas dinner, forcing their parents to speak to eachother for the first time in 25 years. As their complicated lives converge, secrets are revealed that will test...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Lorber Films 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: In rural Arkansas, two sets of half-brothers ignite a feud upon the death of their father.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Liberation Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Black comedy about a modern dysfunctional family and their shared dream of opening an inn in the country.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Chimera Entertainment 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: There's a new pecking order at the Fisher & Diaz funeral home, but Nate, Ruth, David, and Claire still try to make every day above ground a good one.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The story of a master chef and his three adult daughters, all of whom are seeking love and happiness in different ways.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: For the Fishers, the more things stay the same, the more they change. Get ready to break new emotional ground with the complete third season.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: When death is your business, what is your life? For the employees at Fisher & Sons Funeral Home, the world outside continues to be at least as challenging, and far less predictable, as the one inside.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A divorced woman with two adult sons leaves the house in their hands when she embarks on new life, but lingering resentment and rivalry begin to tear the brothers apart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A six-year-old boy tells his version of why daddy couldn't stay with his family in post-WWII Yugoslavia. In reality, the child's father has gone to prison for romancing the lover of a high-ranking party member, but the boy thinks papa's away working.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Lorber Films 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Linney, Laura

Summary: Two adult children of an elderly, cantankerous man must come together to care for their father despite that fact they have not spoken to him or each other in years.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Follows a family's emotional crises in the suburbs of the '70s during an ice storm.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A look at members of a dysfunctional family that operates a funeral home in Pasadena. With the elder son returning home for the holidays to shattering news, the family must learn to deal with a death of their own, while figuring out how to go ahead with the business of the living. A funny and emotional look at a grieving American family ... that just happens to be in the grief management business.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Don't change your husband: Leila Porter, tired of her dull husband, leaves him for another man who turns out to be a two-timing playboy. Leila then encourages her first husband to pursue her again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed Exclusively by Image Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Magnolia is a mosaic of American life woven through a series of comic and poignant vignettes. Nine people will weave and warp through each other's lives on a day that builds to an unforgettable climax.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Video 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Karloff, Boris

Summary: There is a mad butler in a house where travelers stranded by a storm seek refuge.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Video 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Castellaneta, Dan

Summary: The entire fifth season of the animated television show, The Simpsons.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Tom (Cunliffe), an alienated 15-year-old, forced to move away from his friends in London when his family relocates to rural Devon, struggles with the change and becomes an observer of the family. His mother (Swinton) is pregnant, his father (Winstone) is vocally abusive, and his 18 year old sister (Belmont) is sexually active. Troubled by his own emerging sexuality, the boy comes to suspect his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Olive is a little girl who dreams of winning the Little Miss Sunshine contest. Her family wants her dream to come true, but they are so dysfunctional that they can barely make it through a day without some disaster befalling them. Olive's father, Richard, is unsuccessful as a motivational speaker. He is barely on speaking terms with Olive's mother. Her uncle Frank has attempted suicide...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY LIT
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF LIT

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Little 2006

Summary: In and out of rehab for the past 10 years, Kym Buchman returns to the family home for the wedding of her sister Rachel. She brings with her a long history of personal crisis and family conflict. The wedding party, friends and relatives have gathered for an idyllic weekend of feasting, music and love, but Kym's passion for the dramatic incites tension in the family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE RAC

Summary: A Park Avenue snob gives a dinner party for a visiting English peer. Little does she realize that her shipping magnate husband is bankrupt and that her daughter is having an affair with an older man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY DIN

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