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Summary: After the recent death of her husband, Jessica is lonely and out of sorts. She meets two men who are very different. As Jessica debates the merits of passion versus security, she becomes the subject of mean-spirited gossipmongers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: A man falls from a mountain peak to his death. The detective in charge of the investigation, Hae-Joon, comes to meet the dead man's wife Seo-Rae. When she becomes a suspect, Hae-Joon finds himself slowly developing an interest in her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Shortly after moving into their newly finished dream house, Alice's partner, Harry, dies from falling down the stairs. Harry designed the house himself, so it's weird, wonderful, and impractical, and one more disorientation for Alice to endure along with her sense of loss and abandonment. Her beloved partner of twenty years is gone, and now she can't even find the fridge. To add to her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV FIN

Summary: Gordon Dunn, a visionary scientific pioneer, is found dead shortly after he unveils his newest work: a device able to extract, record, and play a person's memories. Soon, a mysterious man shows up at his widow's door, claiming to be a friend of her late husband. After stealing the machine from the house, the man uses it to try and solve the mystery of Gordon's death, beginning an investigation...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: Jewish Brooklyn widow Bertha Jacoby and Japanese businessman Koichi Asano develop an unlikely relationship when they meet in Tokyo.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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

Summary: Based on Gerald Durrell's trilogy of Corfu novels, this latest series sees sparky English widow Louisa Durrell and her brood continue to put down roots in their dilapidated rented house, alongside an ever-increasing menagerie of animals brought home by youngest son Gerry.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DUR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD DUR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Du 3

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Durrells 2018

Summary: August 1896: Victorian London is rocked to its foundations by a supernatural event which gives certain people, mostly women, abnormal abilities, from the wondrous to the disturbing. An epic fantasy/science fiction drama about a gang of Victorian women who find themselves with unusual abilities, relentless enemies, and a mission that might very well change the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: In the heart of Chinatown, New York, an ornery, chain-smoking, newly widowed 80-year-old grandma is eager to live life as an independent woman. When a local fortuneteller predicts a lucky day in her future, Grandma decides to head to the casino, only to land herself on the wrong side of luck, attracting the attention of some local gangsters. Desperate, Grandma employs the services of a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Good Deed Entertainment 2020

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

Summary: In a struggle over the family fortune, an ominous secret that plagues the Caldwell estate enshrouds all its inhabitants in a mantle of morbidity and malice.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

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

Summary: In this singular exploration of legacy, love, loss, and the enormity of existence, a recently deceased, white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to try to reconnect with his bereft wife.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Entertainment 2017

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GHO

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

Summary: It centers on Kate, a widow who lost her husband in the war in Afghanistan and is struggling to maintain her small-town farm with her daughter while also running the local volunteer fire department.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY DAK

Summary: An alcoholic novelist meets a widowed hairdresser. He begins to wonder if she murdered her former husbands and if he'll be next.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment 2001

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

Summary: An alien, from a distant planet, lands in Wisconsin and arrives at the remote cabin of Jenny Hayden, a distraught young widow. The alien (Starman) convinces her to drive him to Arizona, explaining that if he is not picked up by his mothership in three days he will die. En route, Starman demonstrates the power of universal love, while Jenny rediscovers her human feelings for passion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1998

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI STA

Summary: The future's looking bright for the eccentric Durrells; catch up with their lives on the beautiful island of Corfu in the fourth and final season. Most of the family struggles with individual business ventures from running a guest house, attempting to get published, starting a beauty salon, and opening a zoo.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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3 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DUR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Du 4

Summary: Northern England, the early 1960's. Frank Machin is a coal miner who is mean, tough and ambitious enough to rise up and become an immediate professional rugby star. The rugby league team is run by local employer Weaver. Machin lodges with Mrs Hammond, whose husband was killed in an accident at Weaver's, but his impulsive and angry nature stop him from being able to reach her as he would like....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2008

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

Summary: At the turn of the century, a time when women had few choices, Bess Steed Garner inherits a legacy - not only of wealth but of determination and desire, making her truly a woman of independent means. Adapted from the epistolary novel, this film follow the life of Bess Steed Garner from her childhood in 1899 to her death in 1977. Bess endures life's trials and triumphs of life with unfailing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2008

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

Summary: In 1967 Los Angeles a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their seance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small family confronts unthinkable fears to save her and send her possessor back to the other side.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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

Summary: "Chronicles the struggles of the Bailey family--torn apart by economic hard times while trying to survive in the Great Depression of the 1930's. Blamed by her in-laws for the tragic death of her hustand, Honey Bailey finds herself penniless and homeless. She is forced to leave her boys, Jub and Fat, with their wealthy and controlling grandmother, in the picturesque mining town of New Bedford....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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

Summary: It's 1963, and Alison Wilson returns home to find husband Alexander dead. Soon afterward, a woman arrives at the door, claiming to be Alec's 'real wife.' Alison embarks on a mission of discovery to try and find out who her husband was, but from their wartime romance to a mysterious period in India, it soon becomes clear that Alec died holding his secrets close to his chest.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MRS

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD MRS.

Summary: Unfolding in real time, a "riveting and pulse-pounding" thriller from award-winning director Phillip Noyce. Recently widowed mother Amy Carr is doing her best to restore normalcy to the lives of her young daughter and teenage son in their small town. As she's on a jog in the woods, she finds her town thrown into chaos as shooting takes place at her son's school. Miles away, on foot in the dense...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Vertical 2022

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Desperate 2022

Summary: Lisa Baumer learns that her husband has died in a freak plane accident. Summoned to Athens to collect his generous life insurance policy, she soon discovers that others besides herself are keen to get their hands on the money and are willing to kill for it. Meanwhile, private detective Peter Lynch arrives to investigate irregularities in the insurance claim. Teaming up with a beautiful...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY FOREIGN CAS

Summary: In a land torn apart by war, two men on opposite sides are about to find out they have one thing in common. Wounded and emotionally tortured, they are taken in by Anni, a young war widow. None of them understands the others' languages, but it doesn't seem to matter. After a hard day at work on Anni's farm, who needs words?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: Since losing her husband in a drunk-driving accident, Sophie has struggled to manage crippling grief, a full-time job, and the demands of parenting her devastated teen daughter. When her husband's best friend, a former physicist, reveals that he has been building a time-bending machine that could restore her former life, she is faced with an impossible choice. One push of a button and she can...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA APO
2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Williams, Tennessee

Summary: Tennessee Williams' classic drama studies the emotional disintegration of a Southern woman whose last chance for happiness is destroyed by her vindictive brother-in-law.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Directions 2004

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 812.54 WIL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Word Play Williams

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