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Les Égarés =: Strayed

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After the German occupation of Paris during World War II, a young widow flees the war-torn city with her two children and must rely on a mysterious young stranger in order to survive.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Source =: La Source des Femmes

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"A comedy/drama set in a village and centered on a battle of the sexes, where women threaten to withhold sexual favors if their men refuse to fetch water from a remote well."--IMDb.
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
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Le Chat du Rabbin =: The Rabbi's Cat

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A cat belonging to a widowed Rabbi and his beautiful daughter eats the family parrot and miraculously gains the ability to speak. Along with the power of speech comes unparalleled sardonic wit, and the cat spares no group or individual as he skewers faith, tradition and authority. The delivery of a box from Russia further complicates things when a painter is discovered inside, more dead than alive. He is on a quest for a hidden tribe and its mythical city in Africa.
DVD
2013; 2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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Les Parapluies de Cherbourg =: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

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Geneviève, a shop assistant, falls in love with Guy, a gas station mechanic. But a life with him will not be in her future. A tender, bittersweet love story, sung throughout in French.
DVD
2017; 1964
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Les Espions

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Spies from all sides converge on a psychiatric clinic where an atomic scientist is being hidden. [Halliwell's].
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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Ixcanul =: Volcán

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"The brilliant debut by Guatemalan filmmaker Jayro Bustamante is a mesmerizing fusion of fact and fable, a dreamlike depiction of the daily lives of Kaqchikel speaking Mayans on a coffee plantation at the base of an active volcano. Immersing viewers in its characters' customs and beliefs, the film chronicles with unblinking realism, a disappearing tradition and a disappearing people."--Container.
DVD
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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Artemisia

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Artemisia Gentileschi is forbidden to fully pursue her own passion of painting. She convinces a renowned artist to tutor her. He not only liberates her into the world of art but initiates her into the world of sex and love.
DVD
2004; 1997
Clemons (Stacks)
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14 Kilómetros

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Violeta, a teen who lives in a riverside village in Mali, has only an arranged marriage with a lascivious old man to look forward to and decides to run off to a faraway place. Meanwhile, in neighboring Niger, mechanic Buba is a skilled soccer player; his brother, Mukela suggests he should try his skills in Europe, where 'nobody dies of hunger.' Violeta meets the two boys when they're all loaded on a large truck, with many others, in central Niger. The route is across the pitiless expanse of the Tenere desert toward Morocco, via Algeria. They're dropped off in the desert a four-hour walk from Tamanrasset, in southern Algeria, but end up going round in circles as the horrors begin to mount.; "14 kilómetros es la distancia que separa África de Europa ... Es la barrera que separa los sue [...]
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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L'Écume des Jours =: Mood Indigo

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A love story set in a charmingly surreal Paris about two newlyweds, Chloé and Colin, whose whirlwind courtship is tested when an unusual illness plagues Chloé : a flower begins to grow in her lungs.
DVD
2014; 2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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Dans la Maison =: In the House

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"A sixteen-year-old boy insinuates himself into the house of a fellow student from his literature class and writes about it in essays for his French teacher. Faced with this gifted and unusual pupil, the teacher rediscovers his enthusiasm for his work, but the boy's intrusion will unleash a series of uncontrollable events"--Container.
DVD
2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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Drôle de Félix =: Adventures of Felix

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This French comedy-drama features Felix, an unemployed, gay Frenchman of Arab descent, who has a series of adventures during a trek through the French countryside. The film examines the familiar theme of a man's search for his identity. Felix is forced to confront the anger he feels toward his father for abandoning him, and the fear and shame he feels, living as an outsider in a predominantly straight, Caucasian world.
DVD
2001
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Le Chef

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A veteran chef who faces off against his restaurant group's new CEO, who wants to the establishment to lose a star from its Michelin rating in order to bring in a younger chef who specializes in molecular gastronomy.
DVD
2014; 2012
Clemons (Stacks)
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L'ennemi Intime: Violence Dans la Guerre d'Algérie

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A drama following a French platoon during Algeria's war of independence.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Capital

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When the CEO of France's Phenix Bank collapses on the golf course, Machiavellian young executive Marc Tourneuil is crowned as his replacement. A whirlwind of ruthless ambition, power struggles, greed and deception ensues as Tourneuil's brutal ascent is jeopardized by a hostile takeover attempt from a large American hedge fund led by Dittmar Rigule, erotic distractions from international supermodel Nassim, and adversaries with an agenda for destruction.
DVD
2014
Clemons (Stacks)
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Les Nuits de la Pleine Lune: Full Moon in Paris

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A young woman in Paris moves out on her lover in order to experience freedom and finds it brings only misery.
DVD
1999; 1984
Clemons (Stacks)
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Ouaga Saga

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Follows ten children trying to achieve their goals in life while living in an improverished neighborhood.
DVD
2006; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Tout Ce Qui Brille

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Story of the friendship of two poor girls from Morocco in Paris.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Un Poison Violent: Love Like Poison

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"[T]he bittersweet story of teenager Anna, who returns home from boarding school to discover that her parents have separated. As she prepares for her confirmation, Anna's world is further rocked when she grows close to a free-spirited local boy and her budding desire for him shakes her faith."--Container.
DVD
2011; 2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Monsieur Vincent

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A dramatization of the life of St. Vincent de Paul, who went from being a slave to advising royalty and devoted his life to helping the poor.
DVD
2008; 1947
Clemons (Stacks)
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Les Amants Criminels: Criminal Lovers

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Alice and Luc find themselves in a terrifying trap when they sneak out into the woods to cover up a crime they committed together and they cannot find their way back out.
DVD
2001; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)