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1.

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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The Cakemaker

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Thomas, a young German baker, has an affair with Oren, a married Israeli man. After Oren unexpectedly dies in a car crash, Thomas travels to Jerusalem seeking answers about his death. Under a fake identity, Thomas enters the life of Anat, his lover's newly widowed wife. There, he begins to work for Anat, baking pastries that bring her cafe to vibrant life. Thomas becomes deeply involved in her life beyond his own expectation and stretches the lie about himself to a point of no return.
DVD
2018; 2017
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Deadly Affair

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A secret agent investigates the puzzling suicide of a man he'd been watching, while dealing with the news that his wife is having an affair with his friend and protégé.
DVD
2010; 1966
Clemons (Stacks)
4.

Trop Belle Pour Toi

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A look at extra-marital love in which a man who has the perfect wife (she's glamorous, gorgeous, and sensitive) falls for a woman who's coarse, unattractive and sensual. Their strange love triangle shatters a thin veneer of domestic tranquility.
DVD
2002; 1989
Clemons (Stacks)
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Amores Roubados

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A sophisticated sommelier in Pernambuco has affairs with both the wife and daughter of the winery owner, as well as with a third woman. When one of the husbands discovers his wife's infidelity, his angry outburst coincides with the disappearance of the sommelier--Adapted from summary on Wikipedia, viewed Aug. 28, 2015.
DVD
2014
Clemons (Stacks)
6.

L'avenir =: Things to Come

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Nathalie is a philosophy teacher with a seemingly settled existence, juggling a rich life of the mind with the day-to-day demands of career and family. But beginning with the bombshell revelation that her husband of twenty-five years is leaving her, one by one the pillars of Nathalie's life start to crumble. For the first time in ages, she finds herself adrift, but also with a newfound sense of liberation. With nothing to hold her back, Nathalie sets out to rediscover herself.
DVD
2017; 2016
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Remember Me =: Ricordati di Me

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With his passions reawakened by a long lost love, Carlo's affair threatens to tear apart his entire family. Unfullfilled desires and ambitions which have worn each of them down now resurface when a crisis makes them realize the importance of family.
DVD
2005; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
8.

La Minute de Vérité

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Called to the bedside of a young man who had attempted suicide, a doctor discovers that the man was his wife's lover.
DVD
2010; 1952
Clemons (Stacks)
9.

La Symphonie Pastorale

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A well-meaning Swiss pastor takes a blind orphan into his home in a mountain village. As she grows into a beautiful woman, his passion for her destroys the happiness of his wife and son.
DVD
2008; 1946
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

La Luna En el Espejo

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Depicts a tale of domestic tyranny which focuses on the relationship between an elderly invalid, Don Arnaldo and his subservient son, Gordo.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Journal D'une Femme de Chambre =: Diary of a Chambermaid

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Resentful young Parisian chambermaid Celestine finds herself exiled to a position in the provinces where she must humbly submit to the iron rules and pettiness of her high-handed bourgeois mistress while rebuffing the groping advances of Monsieur and contending with her fascination with the brooding gardener, Joseph.
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Izgnanie =: The Banishment

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"Loosely based on a short story by American novelist William Saroyan, 'The banishment' is a powerful and atmospheric portrait of an unravelling marriage. Having left the city, Alex and Vera set up home with their children in a remote but idyllic-seeming country house. But then one day Vera makes a shocking confession, setting in motion a chain of events that will lead to tragedy"--Container.
DVD
2008; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

La Princesse de Clèves

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Married to a much older man, the Princesse de Clèves falls in love with the Duc de Nemours, who loves her. The princess, to save herself from this love, confesses to her husband, imploring him to save her from her desire.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

O Lobo Atrás DA Porta

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When Sylvia discovers her six-year-old daughter has been picked up at school by an unknown woman, police summon her husband Bernardo to the station for questioning. There Bernardo confesses his extra-marital affair with the beautiful young Rosa, whom detectives believe to be involved in the kidnapping.
DVD
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

Capitu

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An adaptation of Machado de Assis's classic novel "Dom Casmurro". Bentinho and Capitu have been friends since childhood and they marry. But Bentinho destroys his life when he begins to suspect that Capitu has had an affair with his best friend and that his son is not really his.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

The Other Woman

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After discovering her boyfriend is married, a woman tries to get her ruined life back on track. But when she accidentally meets the wife he's been cheating on, she realizes they have much in common, and her sworn enemy becomes her greatest friend. When yet another affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot mutual revenge on their cheating, lying, three-timing SOB.
DVD
2014
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
17.

Wan Jian Chuan Xin

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In the 1990s, Wuhan, China, saleswoman Li Baoli, who is in her 40's, finds out that her husband has an affair. Heartbroken Li calls police and claims her husband is involved in prostitution. Her husband feels so dishonored. When he learns the fact that it was actually Li who called police, he commits suicide and kills himself. Their only son resents Li and tries to stay away from her after the death of his father.
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Ankur: The Seedling

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Values clash as loyalties are tried and tested in a rural Indian setting. Class conflict of the idle-rich landowning class against toiling peasants is dramatized in a brief extra-marital liaison between an attractive village laborer and her young employer.
DVD
2000; 1973
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

Lantana

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Lantana: a noxious and troublesome weed with dense and spiky undergrowth, sometimes cultivated for its colorful, aromatic flowers (film website). Like the plant, this film is a thicket: lovely and sweet smelling on its surface, dense and thorny beneath. In Lantana, a quartet of married couples from different strata of urban Australian life--wealthy Valerie and John, the middle-class Zats, working-class Jane and her estranged husband Pete, and struggling, just barely working-class Nik and Paula--are connected by psychiatrist Valerie, whose disappearance is the event around which these couples lives begin to revolve. The delicately layered storyline reminds viewers of three essential truths about human existence: No one is exactly what he or she seems; actions generate ripples that rea [...]
DVD
2002; 2001
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Men in Affairs [electronic resource]

Julio, Mark, and Albert are all having affairs, yet all want to stay married. They love their wives, and contend that without cheating their marriages would be in grave danger. Why do these men betray their families and how do they cope with the inner conflict about their behavior? The three discuss their extramarital relationships in this program, while a fourth man explains why he's searching for a partner on a Web site dedicated to facilitating adulterous encounters. Viewers also meet Ann and Brian Bercht, creators of the Passionate Life adultery-recovery seminars, and hear from Noel Biderman, owner of the Ashley Madison "married dating" Web site.
Online
2011