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1.

Les Égarés =: Strayed

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After the German occupation of Paris during World War II, a young widow flees the war-torn city with her two children and must rely on a mysterious young stranger in order to survive.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Les Parapluies de Cherbourg =: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

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Geneviève, a shop assistant, falls in love with Guy, a gas station mechanic. But a life with him will not be in her future. A tender, bittersweet love story, sung throughout in French.
DVD
2017; 1964
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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L'Écume des Jours =: Mood Indigo

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A love story set in a charmingly surreal Paris about two newlyweds, Chloé and Colin, whose whirlwind courtship is tested when an unusual illness plagues Chloé : a flower begins to grow in her lungs.
DVD
2014; 2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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L'ennemi Intime: Violence Dans la Guerre d'Algérie

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A drama following a French platoon during Algeria's war of independence.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
5.

Tout Ce Qui Brille

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Story of the friendship of two poor girls from Morocco in Paris.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
6.

L'age D'or

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Using a melange of strange and unrelated images, this surrealistic film about two lovers who mock convention is a statement by Buñuel on the nature of the bourgeoisie, the Church and the police. Banned in France within two weeks of its release.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
7.

Lumière D'été

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At a remote mountain resort during World War II a young woman becomes involved in a series of events which result in double-cross and murder.
VHS
1989; 1942
Ivy (By Request)
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La Planète Sauvage [Videorecording] =: Fantastic Planet

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On a distant planet, tiny humanoid creatures called Oms live in fear of the Draags. Draags are blue-skinned, red-eyed creatures standing over 40 feet tall. When a Draag child casually kills a human mother with a flick of her finger, she makes amends by adopting the dead woman's child as a pet. However, the new pet quickly figures out the secret of Draag brainpower and escapes to share his knowledge with a band of humans. Together, the humans make plans to bring down the reign of the Draags.
DVD
2007; 1973
Clemons (Stacks)
9.

L'ennemi Public No 1

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In the climactic second part of the Mesrine saga, Jacques Mesrine is back in France after his brazen assault on the maximum-security prison from which he daringly escaped. Once again in police custody and facing stern justice for his crime, 'the man of a thousand faces' escapes directly from the courtroom after kidnapping the judge at gunpoint. The life of Jacques comes once and for all to a full bloody circle.
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

Demain on Déménage =: Tomorrow We Move

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When Charlotte takes in her widowed mother, the ensuing clutter drives her to distraction. As Charlotte pursues her desperate, slapstick quest for peace, her solution is to relocate, but the flood of buyers only make the place more crowded.
DVD
2005; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

Brève Traversée

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"What starts as a chance meeting between a 30-something English woman Alice (Sarah Pratt) and a 16 year-old French boy (Gilles Guillain) quickly develops into much more on an overnight ferry ride. As the conversation progresses, it is clear that although the two have virtually nothing in common, the sexual tension is evident. When they finally act on their growing attraction, a surprise twist is thrown in that will leave you wondering who really seduced who"--Container.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Around a Small Mountain

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On a winding mountain road, Vittorio stops to help Kate, whose car has broken down. After gallantly making the repair, without a single word spoken, he speeds off. When their paths cross again, Vittorio learns that Kate has returned to join her family's traveling circus after leaving under mysterious conditions many years ago. Intrigued by her story, Vittorio stays for the show, and the next one, and little by little is integrated into the circus and the lives of its performers.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Molière

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Molière is a down-and-out actor and playwright who is up to his ears in debt. The wealthy Jourdain offers to cover that debt so that Molière's theatrical talents might help Jourdain win the heart of a certain widowed marquise.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Le Petit Nicolas: Little Nicholas

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The film is narrated from the perspective of young Nicolas who is content with his life, is loved by his family and has fun with his school friends. One day, his classmate Joachim discovers his mother is pregnant and he is soon to have a little brother. Joachim laments about the extra responsibilities and the possible neglect as the baby will receive all the attention. That night, Nicolas overhears his parents talking and suspects his Mum is having a baby, and they will abandon him in the woods like Tom Thumb. Nicolas enlists the help of his friends to get rid of the baby by hiring a gangster to kidnap it, resulting in hilarious misadventures and laughs along the way.
DVD
2010; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

Beau Travail

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Story of a sergeant in the French Foreign Legion in Djibouti whose ordered life is turned upside down with the arrival of a new recruit who finds favor with the unit's commander. Loosely based on Herman Melville's Billy Budd.
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

A Little Family Conversation

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Actress Hélène Lapiower documents the growing generational divide and melding of cultures within her Polish Jewish family, who migrated to Brussels, Paris, and New York.
DVD
2008; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

Séraphine

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The true story of Séraphine Louis, a simple, devout housekeeper who in 1905, at the age of 41, began painting brilliantly colorful canvases. In 1912, a German art critic discovered her paintings while she was working as his maid. Tells the story of the relationship between the avant-garde dealer and the visionary cleaning lady, forging a testament to the mysteries of creativity and the resilience of one woman's spirit.
DVD
2010; 2008
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Danton

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Georges Danton, the popular revolutionary leader, returns to Paris at a time when the new Republic is in disarray. Robespierre and his allies have set up a monstrous dictatorship, beginning the infamous "Reign of Terror." Danton pleads with the people for an end to the bloodshed which violates the spirit of their revolution.
DVD
2009; 1982
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

Fanfan la Tulipe

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Charming rogue Fanfan flits from one adventure to the other after evading marriage by joining the army in the midst of the Seven Years' War. He's motivated less by patriotism than by a consultation with Adeline, a voluptuous phony fortuneteller who promises that he will find glory in the army, even win the hand of King Louis XV's daughter. Herself the daughter of a recruiting sergeant, Adeline is a charlatan, but the irrepressible Fanfan sets about fulfilling his "destiny," even as his would-be soothsayer finds herself falling in love with him. Flirting and fighting, trouble reliably finds Fanfan, who just as reliably evades it.
DVD
2008; 1952
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

2 Ou 3 Choses Que Je Sais D'elle

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Juliette, a bourgeois housewife, is a loving wife and mother whose domestic moments alternate with her days and nights as a call girl.
DVD
2009; 1967
Clemons (Stacks)