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Olympia ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in German and Multiple languages and held by 416 libraries worldwide
The first of two films made to record the 1936 Summer Olympic Games in Berlin. Although controversial for its ties to, and representation of National Socialism, it is considered by many to be a brilliant and ground-breaking sports documentary.
Le boucher ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 292 libraries worldwide
In a provincial French town, a sophisticated schoolmistress avoids attachments but strikes up a congenial friendship with the charmingly passionate local butcher, a veteran of Indochina. As a serial killer spreads terror throughout the countryside, the effort of these two people to come back from their emotional islands to some kind of mutual understanding and reality builds from oblique tenderness and humor to shattering tragedy.
La femme infidèle ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 249 libraries worldwide
A man suspects his wife of infidelity. He hires a private detective to watch her, who confirms his worst fears.
Straight from the heart ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 214 libraries worldwide
When a famous musician learns that his daughter has fallen in love with one of his students, he sends him away and marries her to another man. When her devoted new husband realizes the degree to which she still loves the other man, he helps her search for him.
Les biches ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 201 libraries worldwide
"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.
Zaman l'homme des roseaux ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Arabic and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Zaman and his wife Najma have built their happy life together in a house of reeds. When Najma falls ill, the doctor tells them she needs surgery or some medicine he does not have. Zaman sets off in his boat and journeys to Baghdad for the cure.
Que la bête meure ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 181 libraries worldwide
A writer searches for the hit-and-run driver who killed his young son.
La rupture ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 135 libraries worldwide
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.
Claude Chabrol's Innocents with dirty hands Les Innocents aux mains sales ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 131 libraries worldwide
A woman plans the murder of her husband with her lover, but when the job is botched, she becomes the only suspect.
Nada ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 131 libraries worldwide
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.
احلام ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Arabic and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Presents the true stories of three Iraqi people who endured life in a psychiatric hospital in Baghdad during the Iraq War and then were in the streets after their hospital is decimated. The film was shot in Baghdad in 2004. The Iraqi filmmaker had a camera in one hand and an AK-47 in the other. His crew was beaten and lined up to be shot by insurgents, the 14-year old boom boy was shot in the leg, and someone from the cast was kidnapped. Somehow the footage survived.
Bollywood dreams ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Mili is encouraged by her childhood friend Munna to pursue her dream of winning fame as an actress. When Mili is offered a part in a film by a famous actor, Munna feels he's no longer worthy of her affections and decides to leave town.
Schlock the secret history of American movies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
The wild no-holds barred independent American filmmakers of the '50s and '60s tell their own story in this critically acclaimed survey of exploitation and sexploitation filmmaking.
Das Blaue Licht eine Berglegende = The blue light ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Junta is hated by the people of the village who believe she is a witch. Only she can climb the nearby mountains to a cave high up, whence a mysterious blue light glows when the moon is full. She is driven out of town and takes to living in the mountains. Eventually when she shares the secret of the blue light with one man, he betrays it.
Juste avant la nuit ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 93 libraries worldwide
"Charles Masson, an advertising executive, is having an affair with Laura, the wife of his best friend, the architect François Tellier. Charles strangles Laura when one of their S&M games goes too far. Dazed, Charles walks out of the borrowed apartment in Paris and soon bumps into François in a nearby bistro. They drive back together to Versailles, where they have beautiful neighboring houses designed by François. The owner of the apartment had seen Laura and Charles together two months earlier, but she does not tell the police on the advice of François. Even though the police do not seem to have any clues to the crime, Charles has a difficult time coping with the situation, and trying to live a normal life with his two children and loving wife Hélène."--Container.
Til death do us part ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Takes the viewer on a journey with incarcerated battered women, as they relate their stories from first falling in love, through the abuse by their spouses, the murder, trial, parole process, and finally, for one woman, freedom. It was thought in our society that a woman could leave an abusive relationship at any time, but the women in this film prove the contrary. Under the age of 24, isolated from their families, and with virtually no money, they all reached a point where there was a final beating in which the survival instinct prevailed. No one has heard their stories until now.
Gozu ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Minami, a young yakuza, respects senior Ozaki who is his Aniki (literally "older brother" in Japanese) that saved his life in the past. However, their boss asks Minami to kill Ozaki because Ozaki seems to be losing his mind lately. Minami, troubled over whom to be loyal to, takes Ozaki to the yakuza hangout in Nagoya but tragedy strikes on the way there. Minami gets thrown in to a world where he experiences things that have never happened to him before.
La decade prodigieuse ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
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.
Barocco ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 85 libraries worldwide
In this film-noir classic, a young woman convinces her boyfriend to accept a bribe to tell a lie that discredits a local politician. When the boyfriend is murdered, she is racked with guilt until she meet the killer, a dead-ringer for the murdered man. In order to hide from the police, he accepts the woman's need to "reinvent" him as her dead boyfriend, but can love transform his soul as well?
Blood rain ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Korean and held by 73 libraries worldwide
"Intelligent suspenseful serial murder hunt set in medieval Korea"--IMDb.com.
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