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41.

Salut Cousin!: Hey Cousin!

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In the poor tenements of Paris, a young Algerian hooks up with his cousin Mok, a would-be rap star, pathological liar and an irrepressible guide to the Paris underground scene.
VHS
1997
Ivy (By Request)
42.

Deux Anglaises et le Continent: Two English Girls

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Two English sisters at the turn of the century are in love with the same man for seven years. His inability to choose between them (compounded by his overpossessive mother), and the girls' own powerful passions-- both expressed and repressed-- create a painful, emotionally charged triangle.
DVD
1999; 1971
Clemons (Stacks)
43.

Le Temps Retrouvé: Time Regained

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Set in 1922, this film opens with Proust on his deathbed remembering his life. Gradually his own experiences give way to the characters in his novel.
DVD
2001; 1999
Clemons (CHECKED OUT)
44.

The Lumière Brothers First Films

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A look at the birth of the motion picture through 85 of the more than 1,500 films made by the Lumière Brothers between 1895 and 1897. These films include views of Moscow, New York, Paris, Saigon, and Jerusalem; vignettes of life in France; and comedy shorts.
VHS
1997; 1996
Ivy (By Request)
45.

Il Pleut Sur Santiago: It's Raining on Santiago

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"It's September of 1973, and Santiago, the capital city of Chile, is about to witness a bloody war. Soon, army tanks, directed by General Augustin Pinochet, will invade the peaceful city streets, setting the stage for a brutal coup d'etat, masterminded by America's C.I.A."--Container.
DVD
2001; 1974
Clemons (Stacks)
46.

La Guerre Est Finie

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A Spanish revolutionary maintains his ideals even though he is warned he will be sold out. Aging, tired leftist Montand travels from Spain to Paris, reports to his political associates, and visits mistress Thulin.
DVD
2000; 1966
Clemons (Stacks)
47.

Le Schpountz

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The title comes from a Slavic word used by Pagnol's cameraman, Willy, to describe anyone crazy about movies though possible sane in all other respects. The "Schpountz" or "Le Schpountz" is the horsefaced Fernandel, who is convinced he has a calling to become a great tragic movie actor. He only too willingly becomes the butt of a practical joke perpetrated by some visiting movies people. They sign him up to a phony contract and invite him to Paris where predictibly the role reversal results. He becomes a great star though of comedy, not of tragedy...
VHS
1994; 1936
Ivy (By Request)
48.

Les Misérables

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During the Nazi occupation of France, Henri Fortin is a true and simple man whose life parallels that of Jean Valjean, the hero of the novel, Les Misérables.
VHS
1996; 1995
Ivy (By Request)
49.

Les Biches: Bad Girls

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"Socialite Frederique encounters young student Why on the streets of Paris, seduces her and whisks her off to spend winter with the chic crowd in St. Tropez. When architect Paul meets Why, he too charms her and comes between the two lovers. Frederique thewn seduces Paul out of jealousy, but finds herself feeling real love. Paul and Frederique invite Why to live together with them, resulting in a ménage-à-trois beset by jealousy, madness, and ultimately, murder."--Container.
DVD
2003; 1968
Clemons (Stacks)
50.

La Decade Prodigieuse

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Divided into 10 days, the story focuses on the wealthy Van Horns. Orson Welles plays the eccentric tycoon who lives in an Alsatian chateau with his young wife and his adopted son, a sculptor given to hallucinatory fits that cause him to fear he has unknowingly committed murder. Of course, wife and son are having a passionate affair and being blackmailed, which sets in dizzying motion the complex plot.
DVD
2003; 1972
Clemons (Stacks)
51.

Les Innocents Aux Main Sales: Innocents With Dirty Hands

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"Julie and her young lover Jeff plot to murder Julie's rich and impotent husband Louis Wormser and make it look like an accident. After the deed, Jeff disappears and Julie is arrested on suspicion of murdering her husband, but through the efforts of a clever and manipulative lawyer, she is released. Upon returning home, she discovers her husband, Louis, has returned in what proves to be the first of many plot twists in this tense thriller."--Container.
DVD
2003; 1975
Clemons (Stacks)
52.

Que la Bête Meure: This Man Must Die

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A writer searches for the hit-and-run driver who killed his young son.
DVD
2003; 1969
Clemons (Stacks)
53.

La Rupture: The Breach

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A woman with a checkered past divorces her abusive, drug-addicted husband after he beats up their young son, breaking his leg and giving him a concussion. The husband's wealthy family tries to gain custody of the boy through the courts, but when that fails they hire a man to do whatever it takes to discredit the mother.
DVD
2003; 1970
Clemons (Stacks)
54.

Le Charme Discret de la Bourgeoisie

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"Though elegantly attired and occupying posh settings, a group of friends find themselves unable to finish a meal in Luis Bunuel's surreal, hilarious social satire."--Container.
DVD
2008; 1972
Clemons (Stacks)
55.

Pierrette

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The story of the efforts of a brother and sister to buy respectability and acceptance in a provincial town, and of the baleful consequences of their efforts to marry "up."
VHS
1986; 1978
Ivy (By Request)
56.

Betty Blue

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Betty and Zorg make life a magical fantasy in which absolutely anything can happen--until their dreams collide with reality.
VHS
1987; 1986
Ivy (By Request)
57.

Cristóva̋o Colombo: O Enigma

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Manuel Luciano da Silva and his wife travel the world gathering evidence that Christopher Columbus was actually Portuguese.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
58.

Mon Cas

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Presents four rehearsals for a play, each with a distinct style: one with the actors and an intruder interacting with the camera, one as a silent film with Samuel Beckett speaking in the background, one with the actors working backwards and the last with an apocalyptical perspective based on the Book of Job.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
59.

Party

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Leonor and Rogério celebrate their tenth wedding anniversary by hosting a party at their luxurious seaside villa. As the party wears on, Leonor finds herself pursued by an aging lothario, Michael, a powerful, cunning man with a razor-sharp wit. This game of cat-and-mouse heats up, leading to a wild and surprising revelation from the ordinarily passive Rogério.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
60.

Viagem Ao Principío Do Mundo

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An aging film director, on location in Portugal, takes three actor friends on a driving tour of a mountain village where one of the actors, born in France but of Portuguese descent, is united with an elderly aunt he has never met. The filmmakers speculate on beginnings and endings, what remains of the past and what is lost.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)