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Chikamatsu Monogatari

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"One of a string of late-career masterworks made by Kenji Mizoguchi in the first half of the 1950s, A Story from Chikamatsu (a.k.a. The Crucified Lovers) is an exquisitely moving tale of forbidden love struggling to survive in the face of persecution. Based on a classic of eighteenth-century Japanese drama, the film traces the injustices that befall a Kyoto scroll maker's wife and his apprentice after each is unfairly accused of wrongdoing. Bound by fate in an illicit, star-crossed romance, they go on the run in search of refuge from the punishment prescribed them: death. Shot in gorgeous, painterly style by master cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa, this delicately delivered indictment of societal oppression was heralded by Akira Kurosawa as a 'great masterpiece that could only be made [...]
DVD
2018
Clemons (Stacks)
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Across the Universe

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Jude is a young dockworker from Liverpool who travels to find his estranged father in America. He is swept up by the waves of change that are re-shaping the nation. Lucy is a rich and sheltered American girl who Jude falls in love with. Lucy joins the growing anti-war movement in New York's Greenwich Village. As the body count in Vietnam rises, political tensions at home spiral out of control and the star-crossed lovers find themselves in a psychedelic world gone mad.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Julieta

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Julieta lives in Madrid with her daughter Antía. They both suffer in silence over the loss of Xoan, Antía's father and Julieta's husband. At times, grief doesn't bring people closer, it drives them apart.
DVD
2017
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Basmati Blues

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In this musical comedy, Linda Watt, a sheltered but brilliant young scientist is plucked out of her company's lab and sent to India by her CEO to sell "Rice 9," a genetically modified rice she's created, unaware that the rice will destroy the Indian farmers she thinks she's helping.
DVD
2018; 2017
Clemons (Stacks)
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Call Me by Your Name

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It's the summer of 1983 in Italy, and Elio, a precocious 17-year-old, spends his days in his family's villa transcribing and playing classical music, reading and flirting with his friend Marzia. One day, Oliver, a charming American scholar arrives as the annual summer intern tasked with helping Elio's father, an eminent professor. Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will alter their lives forever.
DVD
2018; 2017
6.

The Best Offer

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When a mysterious heiress asks famed but unscrupulous art appraiser and auctioneer Virgil Oldman to evaluate her late parents' collection yet remains forever unseen behind closed doors, it ignites a spark of curiosity in the normally austere Virgil that soon grows into an all-out obsession. Before long everything in Virgil's carefully constructed life threatens to come apart as he delves ever further into the world of intrigue surrounding his enigmatic employer.
DVD
2014
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Painting

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In this delightful parable, a kingdom within a painting is divided into three castes: the impeccably colored Alldunns, the incomplete Halfies, and the barley outlined Sketchies, who are treated as outcasts. Chastised for her forbidden love of the dashing Ramo, Claire runs away into the cursed forest. Ramo and her best friend Lola journey after her, crossing over the boundaries of the forest only to arrive at the very edge of the painting where they tumble through the canvas and into the painter's studio. The abandoned workspace is strewn with paintings, watch containing its own vividly animated world and characters and in a feast for both eyes and the imagination, they explore picture after picture in a quest to discover just what the painter has in mind for his creations.
DVDBlu-Ray
2013
Clemons (Stacks)
8.

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

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Ayan falls in love with his soulmate, Alizeh, but she doesn't reciprocate the feeling. Later, a relationship with another woman named Saba helps him realize Alizeh's value in his life, irrespective of their relationship status.
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
9.

Dreamchild

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A fantasy based on the true life visit of 80 year-old Alice Liddell Hargreaves, the inspiration for "Alice in Wonderland," to New York to celebrate the centennial of Lewis Carroll's birth. As Alice observes the developing romance between her traveling companion, Lucy, and a New York reporter, she reflects on her friendship with Lewis Carroll and finds herself haunted by the characters he created that amused her when she was a child.
FilmDVD
2010; 1985
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

Front Cover

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Ryan is a handsome fashion stylist living in New York City who rejects his traditional Asian upbringing in favor of enjoying his life as an openly gay man. However that all changes when Ryan is assigned to style Ning, a famous Chinese actor, for an important photo shoot for his firm.
DVD
2016; 2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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Kissed by Lightning

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Mavis Dogblood is a Mohawk painter whose husband Jesse Lightning was killed by lightning during a thunderstorm. Since then, she's been lost in her memories and grief, living between two worlds. Eventually, she's forced to face reality and mounting bills, so begins to paint the stories Jessie used to tell her of the Iroquois Peacemaker and Hiawatha. Her art helps keep his memory close to her. When Jessie's obnoxious ex-wife and son move in on her, her life comes to an emotional crisis only kept in balance by Mavis's boyfriend, Solomon "Bug" King. A patient, understanding man, he waits for her to work out her emotional issues with Jessie's death. On her way to New York to for a gallery showing of her paintings, she and Bug experience some spiritual awakenings about their culture, thems [...]
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Tanna

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In one of the last traditional tribes in the South Pacific, a young girl falls in love with her chief's grandson. But when war with their enemies escalates, Wawa is unknowingly betrothed as part of a peace deal. The young lovers run away, but are pursued by warriors of both tribes. With their lives on the line, the star-crossed lovers must choose between their hearts and the peaceful future of the tribe.
DVD
2017
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Paterson

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Paterson is a bus driver in the city of Paterson, New Jersey - they share the name. Every day, Paterson adheres to a simple routine: he drives his daily route, observing the city as it drifts across his windshield and overhearing fragments of conversation swirling around him; he writes poetry into a notebook; he walks his dog; he stops in a bar and drinks exactly one beer. He goes home to his wife, Laura. By contrast, Laura's world is ever changing.
DVD
2017; 2016
14.

Like Someone in Love

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Over a period of two days, a young prostitute and a widower develop an unexpected connection.
DVD
2014; 2012
Clemons (Stacks)
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Ashik Kerib

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Lermontov's famous fable tells of Ashik Kerib, the wandering minstrel who is trying to earn enough money to marry the girl he loves. But when the father of his beloved spurns him, Ashik is forced to roam the land for 1,001 nights.
DVD
2007; 1988
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

Yosi Vẹ-G'ager =: Yossi & Jagger

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"Based on a true story, Yossi & Jagger portrays the love affair of two Israeli officers in a remote army base on the Israeli-Lebanese border. They are commanders, they are in love, and they try to find a place of their own in an oppressing and rigid system, which sends them to defend a cause they do not necessarily believe in" -- www.yossiandjagger.com.
DVD
2011; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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Sommersby

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When Jack Sommersby returns home to the South after the Civil War, he is not the man anyone remembers, including his wife. The real test of their newfound love and his identity comes when he stands trial for his life.
DVD
2015; 1993
Clemons (Stacks)
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Jane Eyre

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Jane comes to Thornfield Hall as a governess to the young ward of Edward Rochester. Denied love all her life, Jane can't help but be attracted to the intelligent, vibrant, energetic Mr. Rochester, a man twice her age. But just when Mr. Rochester seems to be returning the attention, he invites the beautiful and wealthy Blanche Ingram and her party to stay at his estates. Meanwhile, the secret of Thornfield Hall could ruin all their chances for happiness.
DVD
2007; 1944
Clemons (Stacks)
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East and West: Mizreḥ Un Mayrev

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In a comedic film about assimilation and Jewish values, sophisticated New Yorker Morris Brown travels back to his village to attend his niece's traditional wedding. He brings his daughterMollie, whose hijinks include boxing and teaching other young villagers to shimmy. Mollie meets her match, however, in an engaging young yeshiva scholar who forsakes tradition and joins the secular world to win her heart.
DVD
2006; 1991
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Certified Copy: Copie Conforme

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What seems at first to be a straightforward tale of two people getting to know each other over the course of an afternoon gradually reveals itself as something richer, stranger, and trickier: a mind-bending reflection on authenticity, in art as well as in relationships. Both cerebrally and emotionally engaging, reminds us that love itself is an enigma.
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)