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1.

Un'ora Sola Ti Vorrei

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"Italian documentary filmmaker Alina Marazzi tries to piece together the life of her mother who passed away in 1972 when she was 7 years old. Through a patchwork of home movies, recordings and diary entries, Alina crafts a moving tribute to the universal power of love."--From IMDB.
DVD
2014; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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Happy End

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When her mother falls ill under mysterious circumstances, young Eve (Fantine Harduin) is sent to live with her estranged father's wealthy relatives in Calais. But trouble is brewing, as a series of intergenerational back-stabbings threaten to tear the family apart. Meanwhile, distracted by infidelities and betrayals, they fail to notice that their new arrival has a sinister secret of her own.
DVD
2018; 2017
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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Lady Bird

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"Christine "Lady Bird" MacPherson is a high school senior from the "wrong side of the tracks." She longs for adventure, sophistication, and opportunity, but finds none of that in her Sacramento Catholic high school. LADY BIRD follows the title character's senior year in high school, including her first romance, her participation in the school play, and most importantly, her applying for college" -- IMDb.
DVD
2018; 2017
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Catered Affair

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Aggie Hurley is making up for a lifetime of making do. Her daughter Jane is going to have a lavish wedding even if Jane wants a simple ceremony. And even if Aggie's husband Tom must give up his dream of owning his own taxi to finance the extravaganza.
DVD
2011; 1956
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Florida Project

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Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six year old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Disney World.; Language throughout, disturbing behavior, sexual references and some drug material.
DVD
2018; 2017
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Light in the Piazza

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"The Palazzo Vecchio. The Uffizi Gallery. Michelangelo's David. Meg Johnson is eager to discover the glories of Italy with her beautiful daughter Clara, who was mentally impaired in a childhood accident. But Clara discovers something more--love--with an ardent Italian who mistakes her limitations for charming naiveté. Clara is so happy and fulfilled. Should Margaret reveal her daughter's secret?"--Container.
DVD
2011; 1962
Clemons (Stacks)
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Room

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Julia, the breadwinner and axis to a family of dependents, begins to suffer from excruciating migraine headaches that eventually bring about blackouts ... and disturbing visions that she cannot explain or ignore.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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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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Incompresa

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"Rome, 1984, Aria is nine-year-old girl. On the verge of divorce, Aria's infantile and selfish parents are too preoccupied with their careers and extra-marital affairs to properly tend to any of Aria's needs. While her two older sisters are pampered, Aria is treated with cold indifference. Yet she yearns to love and to be loved. At school, Aria excels academically but is considered a misfit by everyone. She is misunderstood. Aria finds comfort in her cat - Dac and in her best friend - Angelica. Thrown out of both parents' homes, abandoned by all, even her best friend, Aria finally reaches the limit of what she can bear. She makes an unexpected decision in her life."--Cannes Film Festival.
DVD
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

3 Bellezas =: 3 Beauties

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Perla is a mother with three children, Carolina, Estefania and Salvador. She is obsessed with turning one of her daughters into a beauty queen and she is willing to do whatever it takes to make her own childhood dream come true, even if it means affectionately ignoring her only son. Perla's unlimited efforts will soon turn into a nightmare for both of her daughters. Toddlers and Tiaras meets Pedro Almodovar in this crafty Spanish comedy.
DVD
2016; 2014
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Mr. Church

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A little girl and her dying mother obtain the services of a talented cook. What begins as a six-month arrangement spans fifteen years and creates a family bond that lasts forever.
DVD
2016
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
13.

L'amore Molesto

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Psychological thriller which explores the secrets and distortions of a mother-daughter relationship. In Naples, the daughter Delia begins investigating the apparent suicide of her mother Amalia. As she talks to relatives and explores her past, she must come to grips with a lie she told as a child that changed the lives of everyone in her family.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

The Meddler

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With a new iPhone, and apartment near the grove, and a comfortable bank account left to her by her beloved late husband, Marnie Minervini has happily relocated from New Jersey to Los Angeles to be near her daughter Lori and smother her with motherly love. When the dozens of texts, unexpected visits, and conversations dominated by unsolicited advice force Lori to draw strict personal boundaries, Marnie finds ways to channel her eternal optimism and forceful generosity.
DVD
2016
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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The Prophet

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Set in a Mediterranean sea-side village, Kamila cleans house for exiled artist and poet Mustafa, but the more difficult job is keeping her free-spirited young daughter, Almitra, out of trouble. The three embark on a journey meant to end with Mustafa's return home, but first they must evade the authorities who fear that the truth in his words will incite rebellion.
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

Black Swan

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Nina is a ballerina in a New York City ballet company. Her life, like most in her profession, is completely consumed with dance. She lives with her mother Erica, a former ballerina who exerts a suffocating control over her. When artistic director Thomas Leroy decides to replace prima ballerina Beth MacIntyre for the opening production of their new season, Swan Lake, Nina is his first choice. But Nina has competition: new dancer Lily, who impresses Leroy as well. Swan Lake requires a dancer who can play both the White Swan with innocence and grace, and the Black Swan, who represents guile and sensuality. Nina fits the White Swan role perfectly but Lily is the personification of the Black Swan. As the two young dancers expand their rivalry into a twisted friendship, Nina begins to get [...]
DVD
2014; 2010
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

The Good Wife: The Fifth Season

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Alicia Florrick and Cary join forces to launch their own law firm. As they sever ties with Lockhart/Gardner, tensions escalate and explode as the new rivals go into attack mode, battling each other both in and out of court. Alicia's new venture leads her to volatile showdowns, altering every major relationship she's cultivated. Season five witnesses Alicia's complete transformation from a good wife to a legal powerhouse.
DVD
2014
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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The Good Wife: The Fourth Season

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A gripping blend of courtroom drama, politics and steamy personal relationships that stars Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick, a wife and mother who reclaims control of her personal and professional lives after her husband, Peter, is embroiled in a sex and political corruption scandal. As Alicia adapts to changes at home and at work as a defense attorney, she continues to redefine and rediscover the woman she wishes to be.
DVD
2013
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
19.

Freaky Friday

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A mother and her daughter are always fighting and screaming at each other. Each thinks that the other has it so easy. Then, thanks to a magical fortune cookie, they switch personalities and bodies and discover each other's problems and complications. And they end up gaining a little respect for each other's point of view. But they need to be changed back by Saturday, because the mother is getting married!
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Enough Said

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Divorced mom Eva may be falling for Albert, a sweet, funny, like-minded divorced man. But as their relationship blossoms, Eva befriends Marianne, who's always complaining about her ex-husband. When Eva realizes that Albert is the target of Marianne's rants, she begins to question her own perceptions about first impressions and second chances.
DVD
2014; 2013