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Life of the Party

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When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime dedicated housewife Deanna turns regret into re-set by going back to college, landing in the same class and school as her daughter, who's not entirely sold on the idea. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the increasingly outspoken Deanna, now Dee Rock, embraces freedom, fun and frat boys on her own terms, finding her true self in a senior year no one ever expected.; Sexual material, drug content and partying.
DVDBlu-Ray
2018
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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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Como Nossos Pais

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When Rosa's mother makes a surprising disclosure to her one day, Rosa decides to break out of her usual obligations. In so doing she discovers that life holds many surprises in store for her.
DVD
2017
Clemons (CHECKED OUT)
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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
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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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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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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
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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)
9.

Que Horas Ela Volta?

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The story centers on Val, a hard-working live-in housekeeper in modern-day São Paulo. Val is perfectly content to take care of every one of her wealthy employers' needs, from cooking and cleaning to being a surrogate mother to their teenage son, who she has raised since he was a toddler. But when Val's estranged daughter Jessica shows up, the unspoken but intrinsic class barriers that exist within the home are thrown into disarray.
DVD
2016; 2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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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)
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Postales de Leningrado

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"Portrays the history of a young woman guerrilla who, as a subversive in the 1960s, has to give birth while she is still clandestine. However?and just by coincidence?her daughter is the first to be born on Mother?s Day in 1966; thus, the mother?s photo appears published in the newspaper. This maximum exposure contrasts with her furtive life, as parents and children while fleeing from the militia adopt an anonymous life, filled with threats and fear. The daughter is now the protagonist who narrates the tale and whose perspective testifies to events that have never really ended, but always only have been interrupted and changed. The girl?s narrative encompasses the story of ther cousin Teo, as the children wait for postcards from Leningrad as proof that their parents are down from the [...]
DVD
2009; 2007
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
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13.

The Good Wife: The Final Season

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As Alicia struggles to get her career back on track, she stumbles on a case that puts her up against Diane Lockhart and David Lee. Peter fires Eli Gold, who vows revenge. Cary discovers that his firm is getting out of touch. Peter has little time left to make a plea deal before the jury comes back with a verdict. Meanwhile, Alicia must decide whether her future is with Peter or with Jason, and she channels the ghost of Will Gardner to help make a decision.
DVD
2016
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14.

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)
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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
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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)
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Stella

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The story of Stella and her struggles, as a single parent, to raise her daughter, Jennifer.
DVD
2012; 1990
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Bûche

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When Yvette's second husband suddenly dies days before Christmas, she turns to her three daughters from her first marriage to console her during the holidays. Not wanting their father to be alone, one of the girls invites him to Christmas dinner, forcing their parents to speak to each other for the first time in 25 years. As their complicated lives converge, secrets are revealed that will test their love and their loyalties.
DVD
2002; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)
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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
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Alles Inklusive

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As a child, Apple had a chaotic life due to the quirks of her hippie mother, Ingrid. She decided early on that she never wants to be Ingrid. Now 30 years later Apple's life runs anything but orderly. Especially in matters of love she is not moving. And her mother is still the same rebellious free spirit. When Ingrid is confronted with a trip to Spain with the negative consequences of her hippie phase, things finally seem to change for everyone.
DVD
2014; 2013
Clemons (Stacks)