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Hoje É Dia de Maria

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Hoje é dia de Maria (Today is Mary's day) is a fairy-tale about life and feelings, seen from the eyes of a little girl, Maria (Carolina Oliveira, as a child, and Letícia Sabatella, adult).
DVD
2006; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Big Little Lies: Season 1

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The apparently perfect lives of three mothers of first graders unravel to the point of murder.
DVD
2017
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Amores Roubados

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A sophisticated sommelier in Pernambuco has affairs with both the wife and daughter of the winery owner, as well as with a third woman. When one of the husbands discovers his wife's infidelity, his angry outburst coincides with the disappearance of the sommelier--Adapted from summary on Wikipedia, viewed Aug. 28, 2015.
DVD
2014
Clemons (Stacks)
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Joan of Arc

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Born to a peasant family, young Joan hears the voices of saints telling her to unite her beseiged nation. At seventeen, she leads one of the greatest campaigns for freedom the world has ever witnessed.
DVD
2016; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Night of

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An HBO limited series. After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and he is charged with her murder.
DVD
2016
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Bleak House

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"At the court of Chancery, the Jarndyce and Jarndyce case grinds on for years with no end in sight. Entangled in the lawsuit are a growing number of innocent victims: Ada Clare and Richard Carstone, whose inheritance is gradually being devoured by legal costs; Esther Summerson, a child with mysterious parentage; and even Jo, the destitute little crossing-sweeper. As the case staggers onward, yet more people become embroiled in the furious legal battle, including the proud Lady Dedlock, who finds herself persecuted by the menacing lawyer Tulkinghorn, then hunted by the determined Inspector Bucket, one of the first detectives to appear in English literature. A savage, but often comic, indictment of a society that is rotten to the core ..."--Container.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Parade's End

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A repressed man is torn between being faithful to his vindictive wife and being with the woman he loves in England in the midst of World War I.
DVD
2013
Clemons (Stacks)
8.

Roots

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The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil War.
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Night Manager

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Jonathan Pine is working as the night manager of a Cairo hotel. He gets involved with a local woman who is the girlfriend of a local gangster. Through her relationship with the gangster she has acquired information linking illegal international arms sales with an English billionaire.
DVD
2016
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The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses

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Henry VI, Parts I and II and Richard III tell the story of an exceptionally turbulent period in British history. These exhilarating and emotionally charged films feature some of Shakespeare's most eloquent and powerful language.
DVD
2016; 2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Book of Negroes

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A universal story of loss, courage and triumph, this recounts the extraordinary journey of Aminata Diallo, an indomitable African woman who survives in a world in which everything seems to be against her. Kidnapped by slave traders in West Africa then sold into slavery in South Carolina, Aminata navigates her way through the American Revolution in New York, the isolated refuge of Nova Scotia, and the treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, before finally securing her freedom in England.
DVD
2015
Clemons (Vault--Ask at circulation desk)
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Band of Brothers

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Tells the story of Easy Company, 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army, an elite rifle company that parachuted into France early on D-Day morning, fought in the Battle of the Bulge, captured Hitler's Eagle's Nest at Berchtesgaden, and suffered heavy casualties. Also includes a documentary about the soldiers in Easy Company.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Jane Eyre

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Charlotte Brontë's story of an orphan who grows up to become governess of a mansion, and who carries a tormented love for a man named Mr. Rochester.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Luther

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A self-destructive near-genius, Luther might just be as dangerous as the depraved criminals he hunts. Luther follows his own moral code as much as the rules of criminal law. But he quickly becomes locked in a lethal battle of wits with Alicea, a beautiful, highly intelligent mass murderer, and his decision-making process becomes increasingly murky. Luther's lonely path pulls him towards the very edge of temptation.
DVD
2010
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Washington Behind Closed Doors

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Based on John Ehrlichman's post-Watergate novel The Company, set against the backdrop of a war in Southeast Asia, this award-winning miniseries tells the story of a paranoid president, an administration under siege, and a reckless group of White House aides desperate to hold onto power.
DVD
1977; 2012
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Diary of a Nobody

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In this British comedy classic, Mr. Charles Pooter, a middle-class, middle-aged city clerk in Victorian England, chronicles his daily domestic and social frustrations in hilarious detail.
DVD
2009; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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North and South: The Complete Collection

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This saga follows two families - the Hazards, from the North, and the Mains, from the South - through their changing fortunes at home and the harsh realities of the battlefields. When the South surrenders at the end of the Civil War, the families are reunited once again in friendship. In the final installment, the two families continue through Post-Civil War Reconstruction into pioneer Indian territories.
DVD
2004; 1985
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Pacific

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The extraordinary experiences of three men and their fellow Marines take them from the first clash with the Japanese in the haunted jungles of Guadalcanal, through the impenetrable rain forests of Cape Gloucester, across the blasted coral strongholds of Peleliu, up the black sand terraces of Iwo Jima, through the killing fields of Okinawa, to the triumphant, yet uneasy, return home after V-J Day.
DVD
2010
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Land Girls

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Set in England during the Second World War, a five-part drama that captures the sacrifices and experiences of four young women in the Women's Land Army. Sharing hardships and working alongside captured POWs, Annie, Bea, Joyce and Nancy toil in the fields to grow food for the war effort.
DVD
2010; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Rich Man, Poor Man

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The first-ever dramatic miniseries to appear on American television spans decades and generations to trace the epic story of the Jordache family from 1945 to the late 1960s.
DVD
2010; 1976
Clemons (Stacks)