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Summary: A teacher struggles to make a difference in the lives of his students.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Facets Video 2002

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

Summary: Marianne is the wife of a famous diamond jeweler. When he suddenly commits suicide, she learns that the business is in shambles and she is drawn back into the jewel dealing world. Forced to sell a cache of stolen gems her husband hid in their home, she finds herself confronted by plenty of would-be suitors, including the Russian mafia and the De Beers diamond cartel.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Lorber Films 2002

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

Summary: Ponette is a sad little girl. She has survived a car crash that killed her mother and left her with a broken arm. Her father takes to live with an aunt, who has two children roughly her age, explaining to his tearful, disbelieving daughter that her mother is not coming back. Not understanding the finality of death in an adult way, Ponette wonders why if Jesus gets to rise from the dead, why...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1998

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

Summary: In pre-World War II France, a father is torn between his sense of honor and his deep love for his saintly daughter when she gets in trouble with a dashing air force pilot.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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

Summary: In a Parisian theatre after a day of auditioning actresses for the play he is preparing to direct, Thomas is distraught that none has what it takes to play the lead female character. He is getting ready to leave when Vanda appears: an unbridled and brazen whirlwind of energy. Vanda embodies everything Thomas hates. She is crude, idiotic, and will stop at nothing to get the part. But when Thomas...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: A couple's relationship breaks down along with the images, which in its second half takes a dog's-eye view of the world. It is a meditation on history and illusion, figures merging and weaving across the screen along with the film's ideas about romantic love and being-in-the-world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Avant-Garde DVDs, Call number: DVD AVANT-GARDE GOO

Summary: Monsieur Ladmiral is a widowed painter in his twilight years who welcomes his bourgeois son Gonzague and free-spirited daughter Irene and their families to his home for a lazy afternoon lunch. Over the course of the day buried resentments come to the surface. The passage of time has left no family member unscathed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Vera Drake tells of a woman in 1950s England who is devoted to caring for her family, but secretly aids women who want to terminate unwanted pregnancies. When the authorities find her out, Vera's world and family life rapidly unravel.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2005

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Vera 2005

Summary: On a bustling Paris street corner, four separate lives intersect, interweaving the stories of a promising actress, her photojournalist boyfriend, a teacher of African descent, and a Romanian illegal immigrant. A portrait of life in a fractured, lonely world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2002

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

Summary: When a gifted ghostwriter is hired to write the memoirs of former British Prime Minister Adam Lang, he quickly finds himself trapped in a web of political and sexual intrigue. Lang is implicated in a scandal over his administration's harsh tactics, and as the ghostwriter digs into the politician's past, he discovers secrets that threaten to jeopardize international relations forever. Bonus...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2010

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

Summary: William Faber became a tax accountant like his father and resolved himself to a life where nothing much ever changed. At least until the beautiful Anna walked in one day and mistook his office for the therapist's down the hall. Unsolicited, Anna begins to reveal intimate details of her life which include how she is seeking security by attempting to save her tumultuous marriage. William and Anna...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2004

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Summary: In this steamy, intriguingly complex, psychological thriller the line between reality and fantasy is hopelessly blurred. CGesar tries to make sense of his life after a car crash leaves his once-handsome face grotesquely disfigured. After he is placed into a psychiatric penitentiary for a murder he doesn't remember committing, CGesar's only hope is to delve into the depths of his subconscious...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Home Entertainment 2001

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

Summary: A beautiful woman riding in a limosine along Los Angeles' Mulholland Drive is targeted by a would-be shooter, but before he can pull the trigger, she is injured when her limo is hit by another car. The woman stumbles away from the accident and meets up with a plucky ingenue new to L.A. But are things really as they seem?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2002

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1 available in Avant-Garde DVDs, Call number: DVD AVANT-GARDE MUL

Summary: The story of Erika, a middle-aged classical piano instructor who is trapped between her rigid passion for music and her suffocating home life. She escapes her life with nightly voyeuristic wanderings and self-inflicted masochistic experiments.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2002

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

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

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

Summary: Bourgeois couple Hélène and Paul witness Malika, a young prostitute, being attacked by thugs and Paul immediately speeds off. Remorseful, Hélène tracks down Malika in the hospital. As she nurses Malika back to health, Malika tells Hélène a shocking story of how she was turned into a sex slave by a vicious criminal organization. Hélène and Malika join forces to double-cross her pimps and gets...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2003

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