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Summary: Jessica is a beautiful young woman from the provinces who has come to Paris and lands a job waiting tables at a chic bistro on fabled Avenue Montaigne. Jessica's customers include a popular TV actress who is courting a major Hollywood director for her first serious film role; a wealthy art collector who is about to liquidate a lifetime's worth of treasures at auction; and an illustrious...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Thinkfilm 2007

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

Summary: Set in the early 1970s during the later stages of China's Cultural Revolution, two city-bred teenage best friends are sent to a backward mountainous region for Maoist re-education.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Empire Pictures 2005

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

Summary: Edith Piaf was raised in a brothel, wrested from the only life she knew by her father so they could join the circus, Edith spent her teen years on the streets. She is finally "rescued" by a crime figure who gives her career a start, and, ultimately, her international success and final illness. She was always frail, sickly, malnourished, and wildly temperamental. She was often on drugs or...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2007

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD VIE RATED PG-13

Summary: Shortly after his 9th birthday, Camille tells his mother Ariane that he is really Paul, and that he would like to return to his "real" mother, Isabella, who lives on the other side of town. Alarmed at first, but willing to humor him, she takes him to Isabella's and is startled to find out he knows her apartment intimately. It turns out that Isabella's son drowned two years earlier. Is Camille...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring 2003

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