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061.340, Spring 2020

Roos, Suzanne, Spring 2020
Eisenhower Reserves
videos on reserve at the Service Desk on M-Level
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1. Amour Video/Film , DVD in French
une coproduction Franco-Germano-Autrichienne ; en coproduction avec France 3 Cinema, Ard… 2012 .

"Georges and Anne are a couple of retired music teachers enjoying life in their eighties. However, Anne suddenly has a stroke at breakfast and their lives are never the same. That incident begins Anne's harrowingly steep physical and mental decline as Georges attempts to care for…
2. Au hasard Balthazar Video/Film , DVD in French
Argos Films, Parc Film, Athos Films ; Institut Suédois du Film ; Svensk Filmindustri… 2018 .

"A profound masterpiece from one of the most revered filmmakers in the history of cinema ... follows the donkey Balthazar as he is passed from owner to owner, some kind and some cruel but all with motivations beyond his understanding. Balthazar, whose life parallels that of his…
3. À ma soeur!: Fat girl Video/Film , DVD in French
écrit et réalisé par Catherine Breillat ; produit par Jean-François Lepetit ; une… 2001 .

A daring and provocative exploration of the complexities of sexual awakening involving 12-year old Anaïs. With her family on holiday by the sea, she yearns for the experience of first love. However, she experiences it by proxy when her beautiful older sister, Elena, gets…
4. À nos amours Video/Film , DVD in French
Les films du livradois, Gaumont, FR3, un film de Maurice Pialat présentent ; scénario,… 2006 .

A sixteen-year-old Parisian girl embarks on a sexual rampage in an effort to separate herself from her overbearing, beloved father, ineffectual mother, and brutish brother.
5. Bande de filles: Girlhood Video/Film , DVD in French
Hold-Up Films et Lilies Films présentent en coproduction avec Arte France cinéma ;… 2014 .

Parce qu'on lui refuse son entrée en seconde générale, Marieme claque la porte de son collège de banlieue parisienne. Elle vit ses 16 ans comme une succession d'interdits. La censure du quartier, la loi des garçons, l'impasse de l'école. Elle rencontre alors trois autres…
6. Beau travail Video/Film , DVD in French
une coproduction La Sept Arte, Tanaïs Com, SM Films ; produit par Jérôme Minet et… 1999 .

Story of a sergeant in the French Foreign Legion in Djibouti whose ordered life is turned upside down with the arrival of a new recruit who finds favor with the unit's commander. Loosely based on Herman Melville's Billy Budd.
Sundance Selects ; un film de Abdellatif Kechiche ; scenario, adaptation et dialogues,… 2014 .

The colorful, electrifying romance that took the Cannes Film Festival by storm courageously dives into a young woman's experiences of first love and sexual awakening. Blue is the Warmest Color stars the remarkable newcomer Adèle Exarchopoulos as a high schooler who, much to her…
directed by Luis Bun̋uel. 1977 .

A widower is obsessed by and lusts after an elusive young woman.
9. The complete Jean Vigo Video/Film , DVD in French
Janus Films ; Gaumont. 2011 .

''Even among cinema's greatest legends, Jean Vigo stands alone. The son of a notorious anarchist, Vigo had a brief but brilliant career making poetic, lightly surrealist films before his life was cut tragically short by tuberculosis at age twenty-nine. Like the daring early works…
10. De rouille et d'os: Rust and bone Video/Film , DVD in French , Spanish , Portuguese
Sony Pictures Classics ; Page 114 et Why Not Productions présentent une coproduction… 2012 .

A homeless father and street boxer struggling to support his son and a severely injured killer whale trainer's lives intersect and form an intensifying bond that fractures the considerable defensive armor each is accustomed to wearing.
11. The dreamers Video/Film , DVD in English
Fox Searchlight Pictures ; a Recorded Picture Company, Peninsula, Fiction co-production… 2003 .

When two girls invite a man to stay with them, what begins as a casual friendship ripens into a sensual voyage of discovery and desire in which nothing is off limits and anything is possible.
12. La graine et le mulet Video/Film , DVD in French , Arabic
Claude Berri présente ; un coproduction Hirsch, Pathé Renn Production ; France 2… 2010 .

When the patriarch of a French-Arab family, Slimane, acts on his wish to open a portside restaurant specializing in his ex-wife's fish couscous, the extended clan's passions and problems explode.
13. The intruder: l'intrus Video/Film , DVD in French
a film by Claire Denis ; directed by Claire Denis. 2006 .

Louis lives an isolated existence on the French-Swiss border. When an ailing heart leads him to visit Geneva to pay for a replacement on the black market, he travels to his former home where he searches for his lost son.
14. Jules et Jim: Jules and Jim Video/Film , DVD in French
Les Films du carrosse et S.E.D.I.F. ; adaptation et dialogue, François Truffaut et Jean… 1962 .

Before World War I in Paris, a girl alternates between a French student, Jim, and a German student, Jules. After the war, they meet again and form a constantly shifting triangle.
15. Last tango in Paris Video/Film , DVD in English , French
United Artists ; a co-production of PEA Produzioni Europee Associates S.A.S. [and] Les… 1972 .

An American widower in Paris, desolate at the unexplained suicide of his wife, plunges into a torrid sexual relationship with a stranger, a young French girl half his age.
16. Mouchette Video/Film , DVD in French
Argos Films and Parc Films present a film by Robert Bresson ; producer, Anatole Dauman ;… 2007 .

One of the most searing portraits of human desperation ever put on film, as Mouchette a teenage girl must deal with tragic events and a broken family.
17. Pickpocket Video/Film , DVD in French
Janus Films ; MK2 ; Lux Compagnie Cinématographique de France présente ; de Robert… 1959 .

Michel, an insignificant man who drifts into crime, is arrested and imprisoned. Upon release, he abandons an attempt at reform when a master pickpocket teaches him his art.
18. Les roseaux sauvages: Wild reeds Video/Film , DVD in French
une coproduction, IMA Films/Les Films Alain Sarde ; avec la participation de Canal+ en… 1994 .

A poignant coming-of-age story set in southwest France in 1962. Sensitive young François is uncertain of his sexuality as he finds himself more attracted to his classmate Serge than to his platonic girlfriend Maïté. An older boy, Henri, is drawn into the circle, further…
19. Le scaphandre et le papillon Video/Film , DVD in French
Pathé Renn Productions in co-production with France 3 Cinéma in association with… 2008 .

The French editor of Elle magazine, Jean-Dominique Bauby, who, in 1995 at the age of 43, suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his interior world, from the…
20. Tomboy Video/Film , DVD in French
Rocket Releasing ; Hold Up Films présente ; en co-production avec ARTE France Cinéma ;… 2011 .

"Laure is 10 years old and a tomboy. On arrival in a new neighborhood, she lets Lisa and her crowd believe that she is a boy. Summer becomes a big playground and Laure pretends to be "Mikael", a boy like the others, different enough to get the attention of Lisa, who falls in love…