You searched for:

Series
:
International Cinema
x
39 entries
Refine search
Browser-rss

Search Results:

Number
Remove Star
Title
Format
Year
Location & Availability
Call #
1.

The Cement Garden

Loading...
Fearing foster homes and adoption, four orphaned siblings decide to keep their mother's death a secret, hiding her in a cement locker in the basement. Fraught with sexual tension and suspense, The cement garden is a chilling look at unrestrained adolescent desire.
DVD
2000; 1992
Clemons (Stacks)
2.

Earth

Loading...
A romantic drama set in 1947 in Lahore before India and Pakistan became independent, where Hindu, Sikh, Parsee, and Muslim share a peaceful co-existence. Events are seen from the point of view of eight-year-old Lenny, a girl from an affluent Parsee family. Lenny's nanny, Shantya, is involved with the Muslim Masseur. When a train of Muslims arrives at the local depot and all the passengers are found murdered, the various sects turn against each other, and the city is soon aflame.
DVD
2003; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)
3.

Beau Travail

Loading...
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)
4.

Pixote: A Lei Do Mais Fraco

Loading...
"Ten-year-old Pixote (Portuguese slang for 'Peewee') is one of three million homeless children in Brazil. Hauled off to a crowded detention center, wide-eyed Pixote witnesses rapes, beatings and other acts of random violence by both the guards and the inmates. With the transvestite Lilica and his lover Dito, Pixote escapes from the reform school where he and his friends hit the streets alone, embarking on a life of violence and crime."--Container.
DVD
2001; 1981
Clemons (Stacks)
5.

Paris Vu Par Chabrol, Douchet, Godard, Pollet, Rohmer, Rouch: Six in Paris

Loading...
Six short films present stories of different neighborhoods of Paris. In "Rue Saint Denis", an experienced prostitute picks up a virginal dishwasher; in "Place de l'Etoile", a timid salesclerk thinks he has committed murder; in Montparnasse et Levallois, a woman is afraid she has mixed up letters to her two boyfriend; in "La muette" a young boy finds a way to ignore his obnoxious parents.
VHS
1993; 1965
Ivy (By Request)
6.

Latcho Drom: Bonne Route = Safe Journey

Loading...
Presents, in documentary format, scenes and music from Gypsy cultures in India, Egypt, Turkey, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, France and Spain.
VHS
1996; 1993
Ivy (By Request)
7.

Hana-Bi: Fireworks

Loading...
A hard-boiled ex-cop, haunted by a troubled past and pushed to the edge by the shooting of his partner, confronts his demons in a ruthless quest for justice and redemption.
DVD
1998; 1997
Clemons (Stacks)
8.

Gohatto: Taboo

Loading...
Set during Japan's Shogun era, this film looks at life in a samurai compound where young warriors are trained in swordfighting. A number of interpersonal conflicts are brewing in the training room, all centering around a handsome young samurai named Sozaburo Kano. The school's stern master can choose to intervene, or to let Kano decide his own path.
DVD
2002; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)
9.

La Maman et la Putain: The Mother and the Whore

Loading...
Story of the obsessive sexual relationship between an intellectual, his lover, and a kinky nurse. Explores the cultural phenomenon of sex without love.
VHS
1998; 1973
Ivy (By Request)
10.

Un Héros Très Discret: A Self Made Hero

Loading...
A young Frenchman flees to Paris at the end of World War II and invents a past as a hero of the resistance.
VHS
1998
Ivy (By Request)
11.

Edvard Munch

Loading...
This film mixes fact and fiction to tell the story of Norwegian artist, Edvard Munch, an important figure in modern art. All the dialog attributed to Munch in the film is taken from his diaries.
VHS
1994; 1976
Ivy (By Request)
12.

Xiang Nü Xiao Xiao: A Girl From Hunan

Loading...
A child bride raises her illegitimate son as her husband's younger brother.
VHS
1992; 1986
Ivy (By Request)
13.

Azucar Amarga: Bitter Sugar

Loading...
An idealistic young Cuban Communist sours on the political conditions in his country and is willing to let his girlfriend and family go to take action.
DVD
2001; 1996
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

L'Atalante

Loading...
When Juliette marries Jean, she comes to live with him aboard the barge "L'Atalante", where they travel along the Seine River. The bride, becomes bored and leaves the ship for Paris where she starts flirting with other men.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

Hatuna Meuheret: Mariage Tardif

Loading...
Unmarried at 31, Zaza has become an embarassment to his family. With one potential bride after another trotted out in front of him, he somehow manages to never tie the knot. Curious, his family investigates and discovers his secret relationship to a divorcée. Upset, the entire family decide to intervene.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

La Promesse

Loading...
The life of a fifteen-year old changes forever when he makes a promise to a dying man.
DVD
2001; 1996
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

Rue Cases-Nègres: Sugar Cane Alley

Loading...
Jose, an eleven-year old orphan, wins a partial scholarship. His grandmother, a poor sugar-cane worker, makes many sacrifices to give him a better life through education.
VHS
1995; 1983
Ivy (By Request)
18.

Ai Tsai Tʻsao Yuan Te Tien Kung: A Mongolian Tale

Loading...
Returning to Inner Mongolia, a man makes a discovery which leaves him feeling betrayed. He feels he must leave Mongolia and his dreams of happiness with the woman he loves. He sings of his love as a traveling troubador while searching again for his love.
VHS
1998; 1993
Ivy (By Request)
19.

Loulou

Loading...
A married woman can't resist a charming leather-jacketed man and leaves her middle-class husband to live with him.
DVD
2001; 1980
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Maborosi

Loading...
Haunted by the mysterious loss of her grandmother many years before, a beautiful young mother (Makiko Esumi as Yumiko) struggles to come to terms with the sudden loss of her husband. Yumiko remarries and with her young son moves to her new husband's home in a remote village on the wild, untamed Sea of Japan. There, with time, she awakens to find love, understanding, happiness and a sense of peace.
DVD
2000; 1995
Clemons (Stacks)