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Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart

Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart

Jack et la Mécanique du Coeur

Jack and the cuckoo-clock heart / produced by Luc Besson, Virginie Besson-Silla ; directed by Mathias Malzieu, Stephane Berla. by Malzieu, Mathias,

Edinburgh, late nineteenth century. Little Jack is born on a day so cold that his heart remains frozen. Madeleine the midwife replaces his heart with a cuckoo-clock. It will work, as long as Jack follows the rules, mainly not falling in love. But his encounter with a fiery-eyed girl singing on a street corner and his decision to chase after her will test the resistance of his makeshift heart to the breaking point.

Tsar to Lenin

Tsar to Lenin

Tsar to Lenin [videorecording] / compiled over 13 years and produced by Herman Axelbank ; text and narration by Max Eastman. by Axelbank, Herman.

Tsar to Lenin, first released in 1937, ranks among the twentieth century's greatest film documentaries. It presents an extraordinary cinematic account of the Russian Revolution -- from the mass uprising which overthrew the centuries-old Tsarist regime in February 1917, to the Bolshevik-led insurrection eight months later that established the first socialist workers' state, and the final victory in 1921 of the new Soviet regime over counter-revolutionary forces after a three year long civil war.

Lady Snowblood  & Lady Snowblood: Love Song of Vengeance

Lady Snowblood & Lady Snowblood: Love Song of Vengeance

Lady Snowblood ; [dvd] Lady Snowblood: love song of vengeance / Toho Company, Limited ; directed by Toshiya Fujita ; produced by Kikumaru Okuda ; original authors, Kazuo Koike, Kazuo Kamimura ; screenplay by Norio Osada. by Fujita, Toshiya, 1932-1997,

A young woman, trained from childhood as an assassin and hellbent on revenge for her father's murder and her mother's rape, hacks and slashes her way to gory satisfaction. Rampant with inventive violence and spectacularly choreographed swordplay, the influential cult classic Lady Snowblood and set in late nineteenth century Japan, is a bloody, beautiful extravaganza composed of one elegant widescreen composition.

Images of the Armenian Spirit

Images of the Armenian Spirit

Images of the Armenian spirit [videorecording] / Two Cats Productions ; written by Muffie Dunn, Andrew Goldberg, Phyllis Magida ; produced & directed by Muffie Dunn. by Dunn, Muffie.

Images of the Armenian Spirit celebrates over 3000 years of the art, culture and survival of the Armenian people ... Presented with video, film, still photos, music, and narration, the film is a celebration of the human spirit and a people that refused to surrender to history.

Rare Birds

Rare Birds

Rare birds [videorecording] / Lions Gate Films presents a Pope Productions Ltd. and Big Pictures Entertainment production ; producers, Paul Pope, Janet York ; writer, Edward Riche ; director, Sturla Gunnarsson. by Riche, Edward.

Dave's marriage is dead and his restaurant just went belly up. Alphonse, Dave's neighbor, hatches a mad-yet-ingenious scheme in the hopes of saving his buddy's sagging fortune. After staging the sightings of an extremely rare bird in the neighborhood, bird watchers and hungry patrons the world over, flock to the area. But soon, Dave's restaurant is swimming in controversy.

Cranes of the Grey Wind

Cranes of the Grey Wind

Cranes of the grey wind [videorecording] / an Images of Nature production in association with BBC-TV ; produced and photographed by Thomas D. Mangelsen ; written by Barry Paine. by Mangelsen, Thomas D.

Experience the magical world of the sandhill crane, from bountiful wintering grounds on the Gulf of Mexico to far northern breeding grounds in the Kuskokwim and Yukon deltas of western Alaska. Along the way, discover the diverse wildlife that inhabits these panoramic landscapes: bald eagles, moose, beaver, coyote, emperor geese, trumpeter swans, and the rare whooping crane.

We Were Here

We Were Here

The AIDS Years in San Francisco

We were here [videorecording] : the AIDS years in San Francisco / Weissman Projects, LLC. ; editor/co-directed by Bill Weber ; produced and directed by David Weissman. by Weber, Bill.

David Weissman's We Were Here revisits the San Francisco of the 80s and 90s, using the city's experience with AIDS to open up a conversation about both the history of the epidemic and the lessons to be learned from it. Yet the film reaches far beyond San Francisco and beyond AIDS itself as it illuminates the power of a community that comes together with love, compassion, and determination.

Ce Qu'il faut pour Vivre

Ce Qu'il faut pour Vivre

The Necessities of Life = Inuujjutiksaq

Ce qu'il faut pour vivre [videorecording] = The necessities of life = Inuujjutiksaq / ACPAV présente en collaboration avec Arico Film un film de Benoit Pilon. by Pilon, Benoît.

In 1952, an Inuit hunter named Tivii with tuberculosis leaves his northern home and family to go recuperate at a sanatorium in Quebec City. Uprooted, far from his loved ones, unable to speak French and faced with a completely alien world, he becomes despondent. When he refuses to eat and expresses a wish to die, his nurse, Carole, comes to the realization that Tivii's illness is not the most serious threat to his well-being. She arranges to have a young orphan, Kaki, transferred to the institution. The boy is also sick, but has experience with both worlds and speaks both languages. By sharing his culture with Kaki and opening it up to others. Tivii rediscovers his pride and energy. Ultimately he also rediscovers hope through a plan to adopt Kaki. bring him home and make him part of his family.

Endeavour

Endeavour

Endeavour. Series 1 [videorecording] / a co-production of Mammoth Screen Ltd. and Masterpiece ; in association with ITV Studios ; written and devised by Russell Lewis ; directed by Ed Bazalgette ... [et al.] ; produced by Dan McCulloch. by Lewis, Russell, 1963-

The continuing stories of rookie Constable Morse. The young Endeavour Morse is on the case, before his signature red Jaguar, but with his deductive powers already running in high gear.

Endeavour

Endeavour

Endeavour. Series 1 [videorecording] / a co-production of Mammoth Screen Ltd. and Masterpiece ; in association with ITV Studios ; written and devised by Russell Lewis ; directed by Ed Bazalgette ... [et al.] ; produced by Dan McCulloch. by Lewis, Russell, 1963-

The continuing stories of rookie Constable Morse. The young Endeavour Morse is on the case, before his signature red Jaguar, but with his deductive powers already running in high gear.