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21.

Coup de Torchon

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After Lucien Cordier, the only police officer in a small African village is ridiculed by the local pimp, cheated on by his wife, and suffers his mistresses being beaten, he begins to get rid of the evil ones in his life.
DVD
2001; 1981
Clemons (Stacks)
22.

Le Charme Discret de la Bourgeoisie

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"An upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined."--Container.
DVD
2000; 1972
Clemons (Stacks)
23.

Le Corbeau

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A mysterious writer of poison pen letters, known only as Le Corbeau, plagues a French provincial town, unwittingly exposing the collective suspicion and rancor seething beneath the community's calm surface. Brilliantly captures the spirit of paranoid pettiness and self-loathing turning an ccupied French town into a twentieth-century Salem style witch-hunt.
DVD
2004; 1943
Clemons (Stacks)
24.

À la Folie-- Pas du Tout: He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

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Angelique, a young student, is in love with a married doctor. She tries to convince him to leave his pregnant wife. Is the love affair the one-sided obsession of a desperate woman clinging to a hopeless dream, and turning it into a nightmare when she realizes it may not come true?
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
25.

L'année Dernière à Marienbad

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A handsome stranger tries to convince a lovely young woman that they had a passionate affair a year ago, 'perhaps at Marienbad, ' but she claims not to remember him. He haunts her mind with images by mixing memory and fantasy, fear and desire.
DVD
1999; 1961
Clemons (Stacks)
26.

Notre Musique

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Part poetry, part journalism, part philosophy, Notre Musique is master filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard's witty and lyrical reflection on war through the ages.
DVD
2005; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
27.

De Battre Mon Coeur S'est Arrete

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In this remake of Fingers, Tom, a ne'er-do-well, works with two scheming real estate men who have little or no morals. He decides to return to the piano, practicing Bach's Toccata in E Minor for an important audition that could be a life-changing event.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
28.

Deux Hommes Dans la Ville

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After an early release from prison, an ex-safe cracker finds honest work and a new love. But when a vengeful cop begins to stalk him, and his ex-gang tries to lure him back, his determination to go straight is pushed to the breaking point.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
29.

Partie de Campagne

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A Parisian merchant takes his wife, his daughter, Henriette, and her fiancé for a Sunday excursion into the country. There the mother and daughter meet two men who take them up the river and seduce them.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
30.

Toute Une Vie: And Now My Love

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Lelouch's story of the parallel lives of a man and a woman who were destined for each other.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
31.

Nada

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French terrorists kidnap the American ambassador, leaving dead and wounded in their wake. Soon they begin quarreling as to his fate, while the police purge suspects in an attempt to destroy the Nada faction. As the violence escalates on both sides, the State and the terrorists are forced to use one another's methods in an increasingly desperate and relentless conflict.
DVD
2003; 1974
Clemons (Stacks)
32.

La Femme Infidèle

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A man suspects his wife of infidelity. He hires a private detective to watch her, who confirms his worst fears.
DVD
2003; 1969
Clemons (Stacks)
33.

Les Carabiniers

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"Centers on two peasants who join the King's army. Seduced by the promise of riches, the two leave their wives and embark into the war sending postcards home that detail their conquests. Upon their return, they learn that a peace treaty has been signed and in turn, are betrayed by the king for their overzealousness."--Container.
DVD
2001; 1963
Clemons (Stacks)
34.

Le Roi de Coeur: King of Hearts

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A Scottish soldier is assigned the task of disarming a bomb in a small French town at the close of World War I. The townspeople have deserted the town leaving behind the inmates of the local insane asylum who embrace the soldier as their king.
DVD
2001; 1967
Clemons (Stacks)
35.

A Bout de Souffle

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A small-time hood kills a policeman and tries to leave France, but his American girlfriend betrays him to the police and he gets killed trying to escape.
DVD
2001; 1960
Clemons (Stacks)
36.

La Bande des Quatre =: Gang of Four

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"Anna, Joyce, Claude and Lucia are all students under the tutelage of Constance Dumas. Lucia moves in with the other girls in a small house outside of Paris. Soon after, Lucia is attacked on the street outside her home and saved by a mysterious stranger. Then she discovers that the stranger is involved with all the girls and is hiding a dark secret inside the house."--Container.
DVD
2001; 1988
Clemons (Stacks)
37.

Sans Toit Ni Loi: Vagabond

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An aimless drifter wandering through the wintry French countryside encounters violence, hunger, fear and cold, yet touches the lives of the people she meets with her own ideas of freedom.
DVD
2000; 1985
Clemons (Stacks)
38.

On Connaît la Chanson: Same Old Song

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Two Parisian sisters are caught in a web of dysfunctional relationships and romantic confusion. Odile, an upper-class wife and businesswoman, finds an escape from her submissive husband Claude when her old flame Nicholas unexpectedly returns. Camille, a naive tour guide, falls for the slimy, young realtor Marc, while overlooking Simon, a caring older man with a passion for history.
VHS
2001; 1997
Ivy (By Request)
39.

Mississippi Mermaid

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The mail-order bride is a mystery. Her appearance doesn't match the photo she sent, her likes and dislikes aren't those described in her letters. By the time the lonely businessman husband discovers who she is, it is too late, and he will even kill to keep her.
DVD
2001; 1969
Clemons (Stacks)
40.

X2000: The Collected Shorts of François Ozon

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[X2000] "The first morning of the new millenium. Three naked couples sleep, make love, and awake in an empty skyscraper littered with party debris. The world is slent and pregnant with new possibilities." [Truth or dare] "Four teens discover the pain and excitement of emerging sexuality while playing a harmless children's game." [Little death] "A devastating look at family relations. Paul, a young photographer who specializes in capturing men in ecstasy, hasn't spoken to his father in years. When his sister persuades him to visit his dying father in the hospital, Paul discovers that he can never escape his origins." [Bed scenes or Bedtime stories] "Seven bed scenes around various couples. A series of liberated comic sketches on sexual etiquette, unbridled passion, and post-coital aft [...]
DVD
2001; 1994
Ivy (By Request)