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Galveston

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Roy is a heavy-drinking criminal enforcer and mob hit man whose boss set him up in a double-cross scheme. After killing his would-be assassins before they could kill him, Roy discovers Rocky, a young woman being held captive, and reluctantly takes her with him on his escape. Determined to find safety and sanctuary in Galveston, Roy must find a way to stop his boss from pursuing them while trying to out-run the demons from his and Rocky's pasts.
DVD
2018
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Julieta

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Julieta lives in Madrid with her daughter Antía. They both suffer in silence over the loss of Xoan, Antía's father and Julieta's husband. At times, grief doesn't bring people closer, it drives them apart.
DVD
2017
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Margaret

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The story of a Manhattan teenager whose life is profoundly altered after witnessing a terrible accident.
DVD
2014; 2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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Losing Ground

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Losing Ground tells the story of a marriage of two remarkable people, both at a crossroads in their lives. Sara Rogers, a black professor of philosophy, is embarking on an intellectual quest to understand "ecstasy" just as her painter husband Victor sets off on a more earthly exploration of joy. Celebrating a recent museum sale, Victor decides to rent a country house where he can return to more realism after years working as an abstract expressionist. Away from the city, the couple's summer idyll becomes complicated by Sara's research and by Victor's involvement with a young model. When one of her students casts Sara as the woman scorned in a film version of the song "Frankie and Johnny," she experiences a painful emotional awakening. One of the first fictional features by an African [...]
DVD
2016; 1982
Clemons (Stacks)
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A Better Life

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Carlos Galindo always dreamed of a better life for his wife and newborn son when he crossed the border into the U.S. But when his wife left him, Carlos's only goal became to make sure his son Luis was given the opportunities he never had. A story that follows father and son as they embark on a physical and spiritual journey where they discover that family is the most important part of the American dream.
DVD
2011
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1

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"In the ... fourth installment of the Twilight Saga, a marriage, a honeymoon, and the birth of a child bring unforeseen and shocking developments for Bella ... and Edward ... and those they love, including new complications with young werewolf Jacob Black"--Container.
DVD
2012; 2011
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All Good Things

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" ... a love story and a murder mystery set against the backdrop of a New York real estate dynasty in the 1980s ... inspired by the disappearance of Kathie McCormack, wife of real estate heir Robert Durst. Mr. Durst was suspected but never tried for killing his wife Kathie who disappeared in 1982 and was never found"--Container.
DVD
2011; 2010
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Piedras Verdes: Mystic Stones

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"Illegally adopted as a child after her mother's death, Mariana is disowned by her adopted mother when she turns 18. She falls into an underground urban lifestyle, reliant on a drug-dealing boyfriend. When things turn explosive, she flees the city and the law on a quest to find her biological father."--Container.
DVD
2005; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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Last Night

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A married couple in New York City are apart for the night. Each will be confronted by temptation that may decide the fate of their marriage.
DVD
2011; 2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Plenty

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Susan Traherne is a former World War II French Resistance fighter who returns to her home in post-war Britain haunted by her experiences in occupied France. She finds that she is having trouble fitting back into formal British society after the war.
DVD
2010; 1985
Clemons (Stacks)
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Rich and Famous

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The long-standing friendship between two women is threatened when one becomes immediately successful as a writer while the other continues to strive for literary recognition.
DVD
2007; 1981
Clemons (Stacks)
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Eddie and the Cruisers

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In the early 1960's, after one hit album, the leader of the band, Eddie and the Cruisers, drove his car off a bridge. Years later, when the songs again become popular, a former band member begins a search for the missing tapes of the unreleased second album.
DVD
2001; 1983
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Dust Factory

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Young Ryan has been so effected by the death of his father that he no longer speaks. An accident transports him to a fantastic world called The Dust Factory. In this world Ryan is able to regain his voice. He soon meets up with his Grandpa, whose Alzheimer's keeps him from communicating in the real world. Ryan also meets Mel, a tomboy who is Ryan's age and idolizes Peter Pan. The relationship between Mel and Ryan begins to grow and Grandpa provides sage advice. An enchanting fantasy about two teenagers who find love in a magical world between Heaven and Earth.
DVD
2005; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Sherrybaby

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A young woman with a history of drug abuse returns home after a 3-year prison sentence, to reconnect with her 5-year-old daughter while trying to adjust to the outside world once again.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Owl and the Sparrow: Cú Và Chim Se Sẻ

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On the bustling streets of Saigon, three very different people all seeking connection are about to collide. A beautiful flight attendant looking for love, a zookeeper hiding within his animal kingdom to nurse a broken heart, and the young flower-selling runaway who brings them together.
DVD
2010; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Last Chance Harvey

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Harvey, a divorced, down-on-his-luck music jingle composer, and Kate, a lonely British airline employee, are brought together by chance. Harvey comes to London for his daughter's wedding, planning only to attend the wedding ceremony. However, he ends up being let go from his job before going back to America and decides to stay for the reception, asking Kate to accompany him. Thus begins a growing connection between these two guarded strangers.
DVD
2009; 2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, & Observation of David Copperfield the Younger

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David Copperfield enjoys an idyllic life with his gentle, widowed mother and his loving nurse, Peggotty. Then tragedy strikes when Mr. Murdstone weds David's mother and drives her to an early grave. Despised by his stepfather, the boy is forced to live in misery and poverty until he runs away to throw himself upon the mercy of his eccentric aunt. Charles Dickens's classic tale of growing up.
DVD
2006; 1935
Clemons (Stacks)
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Üç Maymun

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Opens with an ambitious politician fleeing a hit-and-run accident in the dead of night. Afraid of hurting his election chances, he pays off his chauffeur Eyüp to take the rap. While Eyüp stews in jail, this devil's bargain takes its toll on his brooding son Ismail and restless wife Hacer, who falls into an illicit affair with the politician. Ismail's discovery of his mother's infidelity and Eyüp's suspicions after he gets out of jail crank up the simmering tensions in a household already haunted by hidden ghosts.
DVD
2009; 2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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3 Needles

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A look at how the tragedy of HIV/AIDS affects people around the globe. A porn star passes blood tests by stealing his father's blood; a nun helps a dying village turn to Jesus; mysterious deaths in China are attributed to the blood drawer.
DVD
2007; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Den Brysomme Mannen =: The Bothersome Man

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Andreas arrives in a strange city with no memory of how he got there. He is presented with a job and an apartment, but before long, Andreas notices that something is wrong. The people around him seem cut off from any real emotion and communicate only in superficialities. He makes an attempt to escape from the city, but he discovers there is no way out. Andreas meets a man who has found a crack in a wall in his cellar. Beautiful music streams out from the crack, but from where?
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)