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Olive Kitteridge

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The four-part drama that tells the story of a seemingly placid New England town that is actually wrought with illicit affairs, crime and tragedy, all told through the lens of Olive, whose wicked wit and harsh demeanor mask a warm but troubled heart and staunch moral center. The story spans 25 years and focuses on Olive's relationships with her husband, Henry, the good-hearted and kindly town pharmacist; their son, Christopher, who resents his mother's approach to parenting; and other members of their community.
DVD
2015; 2014
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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The Cider House Rules

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Homer Wells grows up in an orphanage in remote St. Cloud, Maine. Dr. Larch, who also provides medically safe, if illegal, abortions, runs the orphanage. Homer is Dr. Larch's favorite, and over the years, Dr. Larch trains Homer as his successor. Homer thus becomes a skilled, albeit unlicensed, physician. Homer, however, yearns for a life outside the orphanage. When Wally and pregnant Candy come for an abortion, Homer leaves with them to work on Wally's family apple farm. WWII is beginning, and Wally goes off to be a pilot, leaving Homer to run the orchard and look after Candy. What will Homer learn about life and love in the cider house? What of the destiny that Dr. Larch has planned for him?
DVD
2011; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)
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Stephen King's It

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A group of children known as The Losers Club take on an evil entity that exploits its victims fears and sometimes kills them, most often manifesting as a sadistic clown. The same group reunite thirty years later when "It" reemerges.
DVD
2010; 1990
Clemons (Stacks)
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Cujo

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Vic and Donna Trenton struggle to repair their crumbling marriage. Their young son, Tad, befriends a hulking, lovable, 200-pound St. Bernard named Cujo. With Vic away on business, Donna and Tad take their rundown car to be fixed at the remote farm of their mechanic. As their Pinto dies, Cujo appears. But the once docile dog has undergone a hideous transformation, and becomes a slavering, demonic, implacable killer possessed by almost supernatural strength, not to mention cunning.
DVD
2007; 1983
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Country of the Pointed Firs [electronic resource]

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Dramatization of scenes from The Country of the Pointed Firs, the novella by Sarah Orne Jewett. The Country of the Pointed Firs deals with a lady writer who goes to a remote village in Maine to write in quiet over the summer and who enters into the villagers' world.
Online
1959
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A Summer Place

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Set at an elite Maine resort, the lovestruck teens Johnny and Molly struggle to cope with adult emotions, as do their parents. Johnny, Molly and their parents discover that love will find a way.
DVD
2007; 1959
Clemons (Stacks)
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Pet Sematary

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Louis Creed and his wife Rachel relocate with their two young children from Boston to rural Maine. The couple soon discovers a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near their new home. When tragedy strikes, Louis turns to his neighbor Jud Crandall, setting off a perilous of events that unleashes an unspeakable evil with horrific consequences.
DVDBlu-Ray
2019