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Ray Harryhausen: The Early Years Collection

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Ray Harryhausen took stop-motion animation to a new level and revolutionized the special effects industry. His work inspired directors like George Lucas and Peter Jackson is still influential. Includes some of his best work and behind the scenes footage.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Pierrot Lunaire [One Night, One Life]: Dichterliebe [a Story of Red and Blue]

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Two video adaptations of musical works: One night, one life (37 min.) is based on Arnold Schönberg's Pierrot lunaire, and Dichterliebe (44 min.) is a treatment of Schumann's song cycle.
DVD
2002; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)
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Chelovek-Amfibiia: Amphibian Man

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People living at the seashore town are frightened by reports about the unknown creature called "the sea devil." Nobody knows what it is, but it's really a son of a doctor Salvator. The doctor performed a surgery on his son and now young Ihtiandre can live under water. This gives him certain advantages, but creates a lot of problems. -- IMDb.
DVD
2003; 1961
Clemons (Stacks)
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Werner Herzog: Documentaries and Shorts

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The documentary and short films of Werner Herzog, from Herakles, his first film at the age of 20 in 1962, to Wings of hope, from 1999.
DVD
1962
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Operat͡sii͡a "Y" I Drugie Prikli͡uchenii͡a Shurika: Operation "Y," or, Shurik's Other Adventures

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Trilogy of comedies in which the student Shurik gets involved in construction site hijinks, examination anxieties, and inept criminal antics.
DVD
2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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Damned If You Don't

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This portrait of a lesbian nun combines narrative and experimental techniques, as well as footage from "Black Narcissus," the 1947 film with a similar theme.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Sink or Swim

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A compelling account of the immutable, highly charged relationship between a father and daughter. A young girl narrates twenty-six short stories which recount memories of a father she both fears and admires. He is more concerned with his career than his family, which affects his daughter greatly.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Démanty Noc; Suosto: Diamonds of the Night; Der Bissen = a Bite to Eat

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Diamonds of the night (64 min.) is a study of two Jewish boys who escape from a train which is transporting them from one concentration camp to another. Ultimately they are hunted down by a group of senile home guardists. A Bite to eat (10 min.) is based on the short story on one man's feverish attempt to steal a loaf of bread from a Nazi-guarded train.
VHS
1987
Ivy (By Request)
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Boy of Baghdad

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An unprecedented look at life inside post-war Iraq, all from the unique perspective of a precocious twelve-year-old boy. Doe-eyed and adorable Kheer Allah with his mother, father, two brothers and sister live in an empty house where they earn their rent by guarding it and doing repairs for the owner. Young Kheer Allah must work every day to help his family survive. This daily struggle forms the heart of this remarkable film. Through the wind-swept and war-ravaged streets of his neighborhood, Kheer Allah parlays his abundant charm into a variety of odd jobs that bring little money, but much satisfaction to his ever-smiling face. This is the heartbreaking, and very real, story of a remarkable boy forced to grow up much too quickly, in a dangerous world gone mad with politics and fanati [...]
DVD
2005; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)