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Drôle de Félix =: Adventures of Felix

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This French comedy-drama features Felix, an unemployed, gay Frenchman of Arab descent, who has a series of adventures during a trek through the French countryside. The film examines the familiar theme of a man's search for his identity. Felix is forced to confront the anger he feels toward his father for abandoning him, and the fear and shame he feels, living as an outsider in a predominantly straight, Caucasian world.
DVD
2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Bûche

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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 each other for the first time in 25 years. As their complicated lives converge, secrets are revealed that will test their love and their loyalties.
DVD
2002; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Gambler

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Based on a true episode in literary history - this is a tale of the strange circumstances that led Dostoyevsky to write his novel "The gambler". A young woman, in desperate need of money, takes a job as a stenographer while Dostoyevsky dictates his novel to her. The terms of her employment are extraodinary - she must stay in his apartment during the next month. As the novel unfolds, she discovers that she must come face to face with her own eroticism.
DVD
2002; 1997
Clemons (Stacks)
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Alexandria-- Why?: Iskanderiya-- Leh?

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18-year-old Yehia retreats from the poverty, death and suffering all around him in World War II Egypt and dreams of one day becoming a Hollywood filmmaker. But after he falls in love and discovers the harsh truths behind the European occupation of his country, Yehia reassesses his identity and allegiances.
DVD
2000; 1979
Clemons (CHECKED OUT)
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Un Voyage Américain

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A film investigating and following the cross-country journey of photographer Robert Frank, the work ultimately featured in Frank's book "The Americans". Séćlier interviews those who knew and worked with Frank, and invites others to consider Frank's journey in its original context, to read the images, the symbols and representations as if through the eye of the traveller himself.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
6.

Le Petit Soldat

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"Set during the Algerian War, [the film] follow Bruno Forestier, a disillusioned young deserter who becomes involved in the French nationalist movement. He is ordered to kill an Algerian sympathizer, and although he does not hold deep political beliefs, commits the murder and undergoes torture when captured. At the same time, he meets and falls in love with a woman who he does not know is fighting for the other side."--Container.
DVD
2001; 1963
Clemons (Stacks)
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Terra Estrangeira

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"After the unexpected death of his mother, Paco, an aspiring actor from Sao Paulo, longs to leave his native Brazil. Tired of living in suqalior, he accepts a 'delivery job' from a shady antique dealer and travels to Lisbon carrying a violin filled with uncut diamonds. But when the exchange goes bad, he finds himself on the run from an underworld thug and in the arms of Alex, a beautiful woman caught up in the Portuguese black market."--Container.
DVD
2000; 1995
Clemons (Stacks)
8.

El Callejón de los Milagros

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"Set in the old downtown section of Mexico City. The events that take place have been divided into the stories of three neighbors whose lives are entertwined. Rutilio, the family man who experiences homosexual feelings that shatter his domestic life; Susanita, the spinster who dreams of getting married and falls prey to a thief; and Alma, the virgin who becomes a cocaine addicted prostitute."--Container.
DVD
1999; 1995
Clemons (Stacks)
9.

La Vie Sur Terre: Life on Earth

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A film about the significance of the start of the 21st Century for people still struggling to enter the 20th. Abderrahmane Sissako's solution was to improvise a 'fictional documentary' out of daily life in Sokolo, his father's village in Mali near the southeastern corner of Mauritania. He then overlaid these vignettes with readings from Aimé Césaire ... Behind all of this, he weaves the melancholy tones ["Folon"] of the great Malian tenor, Salif Keita and music by other artists.
DVD
2000; 1998
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

Tous les Matins du Monde: All the Mornings of the World

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A provocative tale of romance, lust, desire, and intrigue based on the lives of 17th century French composer Sainte Colombe and his protege, Marin Marais.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

Conte D'et́é: A Summer's Tale

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A graduate student takes a vacation and while waiting for his girlfriend, he becomes attracted to two other women. For the next three weeks, he must decide which woman he wants.
DVD
2000; 1996
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Mother and Son: Matʹ I Syn = Mutter und Sohn

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Set against one stunning landscape after another, this is the tale of a son, his dying mother, and the enormous loss that impends as their ultimate separation approaches.
DVD
2000
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Vénus Beauté (Institut): Venus Beauty (Salon)

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Romantic comedy which follows the life of Angèle, a forty-something woman who makes her living at a Parisian spa and whose life has been a series of hedonistic and reckless one-night stands.
DVD
2001; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Die Marquise von o-- =: The Marquise of o--

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During the Napoleonic wars, a young widow who is saved from an attempted rape finds herself mysteriously pregnant several months later. Unaware of how this happened, she is sent away by her family and ends up marrying her rescuer, whom she doesn't know is the child's father.
DVD
2000; 1976
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

Les Carabiniers

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"Centers on two peasants who join the King's army. Seduced by the promise of riches, the two leave their wives and embark into the war sending postcards home that detail their conquests. Upon their return, they learn that a peace treaty has been signed and in turn, are betrayed by the king for their overzealousness."--Container.
DVD
2001; 1963
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

A Bout de Souffle

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A small-time hood kills a policeman and tries to leave France, but his American girlfriend betrays him to the police and he gets killed trying to escape.
DVD
2001; 1960
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

Hai Shang Hua Lie Chuan: Flowers of Shanghai

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Set in late nineteenth-century Shanghai and takes place in an elegant brothel. With its own highly ritualized codes of behavior, the lives of the "Flower girls" depend on their ability to win, and then keep, the affections of their wealthy callers.
DVD
2001; 1998
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Domicile Conjugal: Bed and Board

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The fourth and penultimate film in Truffaut's semi-autobiographical series about Antoine Doinel depicts our hero in the early years of marriage. Antoine and Christine become the proud parents of a son, but Antoine soon tires of domesticity and is lured into a disastrous affair with a Japanese girl.
DVD
1999; 1970
Clemons (Stacks)
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Breathless: A Bout de Souffle

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A careless existentialist thief and murderer has an affair with an American student. This is Godard's first feature film.
VHS
2001; 1960
Ivy (By Request)
20.

Theeviravaathi: The Terrorist

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In a story inspired by the events surrounding the assassination of Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Ghandi, a suicide bomber examines her emotions and finds herself in a psychological divide as she contemplates her future.
DVD
2000
Clemons (Stacks)