DVD - U. S. & Foreign Feature Films

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These are new feature films from all over the world. 

08/26/2014 - 12:00am

A promise Cover
Richard Madden
Alan Rickman
Rebecca Hall
Stefan Zweig
A romantic drama set in Germany just before WWI and centered on a married woman who falls in love with her husband's protegee. Separated first by duties and then by the war, they pledge their devotion to one another. Eight years later, with millions dead and Europe in ruins, the exile returns, to his homeland and to the woman he hopes has been waiting for him. But has their love survived the brutal passage of time?
Drama
Aug 26, 2014
Case histories. Series 2 Cover
David Richards
Keith Boak
Kenny Glenaan
Jason Isaacs
Zawe Ashton
Based on the bestselling crime fiction of Kate Atkinson, Jackson Brodie is a good-hearted but tough private investigator based in Edinburgh.
Drama
Aug 13, 2014
Cuban fury Cover
James Griffiths
Jon Brown
Nira Park
James Biggle
undefined Frost
Beneath Bruce Garrett's shabby, overweight exterior, the passionate beating heart of a salsa king lies dormant. Only one woman can reignite his Latin fire, but first Bruce must learn how to unshackle his dancing beast, regain his long-lost swagger, and claim the love of his life.
Comedy
Jul 28, 2014
Down by the river Cover
William Leonardo Molina
Sean Johnson
Althea Bailey
Adriana Ford
A family tries to cope when sickle cell anemia strikes their youngest family member. In the midst of these trying and sometimes propserous times, numerous other obstacles come into play that test the very foundation of the family and their faith.
Drama
Aug 11, 2014
Home Cover
Jono Oliver
Gbenga Akinnagbe
Victor Williams
Jack Hall has suffered from mental illness for over a dozen years, and over that period has been in and out of hospitals and jail. Now successfully holding on to a steady job, he is ready to move out of his group home and into an apartment of his own, all leading him towards the dream of reconnecting with his estranged son. While this would seem to be a simple goal for most, for Jack the stakes are no less than life or death.
Drama
Aug 11, 2014
I am Dina Cover
Maria Bonnevie
Gérard Depardieu
Christopher Eccleston
Mads Mikkelsen
Pernilla August
Dina's father refuses to raise her after she causes her mother's accidental death. As she grows up unmanageable she marries Jacob, a man twice her age. Jacob's premature death throws suspicion on Dina when her childhood friend Tomas reappears in her life.
Drama
Aug 11, 2014
Le week-end Cover
Roger Michell
Hanif Kureishi
Kevin Loader
Jim Broadbent
Lindsay Duncan
Long-married British couple Nick and Meg are revisiting Paris for the first time since their honeymoon in an attempt to rekindle their relationship. Diffident, wistful Nick and demanding, take-charge Meg careen from harmony to disharmony as they take stock of half a lifetime of deep tenderness, and even deeper regret. An invitation from Nick's old friend Morgan, an amusingly eccentric American academic, soon leads them to a hopeful vision of what their marriage might still become.
Comedy
Aug 6, 2014
Locke Cover
Steven Knight
Guy Heeley
Paul Webster
Tom Hardy
Olivia Colman
A successful businessman receives a series of phone calls which sets into motion a chain of events that unravels his perfect life, all of which takes the course of one absolutely riveting and intense car ride.
Drama
Aug 11, 2014
Murder on the home front Cover
Geoffrey Sax
Tamzin Merchant
Patrick Kennedy
Set during the London Blitz of 1940, here is a vibrant, original crime drama. This is a world where people live life in the moment. It is also a world where criminals can use the blackout and devastation to hide their darkest activities. As the Luftwaffe drop their bombs, below people are literally getting away with murder.
Drama
Aug 11, 2014
Only lovers left alive Cover
Jeremy Thomas
Reinhard Brundig
Jim Jarmusch
Tilda Swinton
Mia Wasikowska
Set against the romantic desolation of Detroit and Tangier, an underground musician, deeply depressed by the direction of human activities, reunites with his resilient and enigmatic lover. Their love story has already endured several centuries at least, but their debauched idyll is soon disrupted by her wild and uncontrollable younger sister. Can these wise but fragile outsiders continue to survive as the modern world collapses around them?
Drama
Aug 19, 2014
Poirot. Series 1 Cover
Clive Exton
Edward Bennett
Renny Rye
Brian Eastman
David Suchet
Agatha Christie's brilliant Belgian detective is on the case in the first series of the hit PBS mystery. Fan favorite David Suchet stars as the dapper sleuth who solves the thorniest of cases with his formidable intellect. Set in glittering 1930s Europe, these remastered adaptations capture every splendid detail of the Art Deco era.
Drama
Aug 8, 2014
The amazing spider-man 2 Cover
Marc Webb
Alex Kurtzman
Roberto Orci
Jeff Pinkner
Andrew Garfield
Spider-Man's conflict has been within himself: the struggle between Peter Parker and the responsibilities of Spider-Man. But Peter Parker, finds that his greatest battle is about to begin. It's great to be Spider-Man, but being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. Peter comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: Oscorp.
SciFi/Fantasy
Aug 19, 2014
The double Cover
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Richard Ayoade
Jesse Eisenberg
Mia Wasikowska
Chris O'Dowd
Simon is a timid man, scratching out an isolated existence in an indifferent world. He is overlooked at work, scorned by his mother, and ignored by the woman of his dreams. He feels powerless to change any of these things. The arrival of a new co-worker, James, serves to upset the balance. James is both Simon's exact physical double and his opposite: confident, charismatic and good with women. To Simon's horror, James slowly starts taking over his life.
Drama
Aug 26, 2014
The Hi-Lo country Cover
Martin Scorsese
Barbara De Fina
Walon Green
Stephen Frears
Woody Harrelson
Two friends returning from World War II team up with an old rancher to raise cattle the cowboy way, in conflict with a corporate cattle rancher who employs half the town of Hi-Lo, New Mexico. When one of his friends has an affair with the wife of the corporate rancher's foreman, the conflict increases.
Drama
Aug 11, 2014
The railway man Cover
Jonathan Teplitzky
Colin Firth
Nicole Kidman
Based on an autobiography, this film tells the true story of Eric Lomax, a British Army officer who is captured by the Japanese during WWII and sent to a POW camp, where he is tortured and forced to work on the Thai-Burma Railway. Years later, and still suffering the psychological trauma of his wartime experiences, Lomax is persuaded by his wife Patti to find and confront one of his captors. Accompanied by his best friend, Lomax returns to the scene of his torture and manages to track down his captor, Japanese officer Takashi Nagase, from the prison camp, in an attempt to let go of a lifetime of bitterness and hate.
Drama
Aug 12, 2014
Bicycling with Moliere Cover
Philippe Le Guay
Lambert Wilson
Maya Sansa
Fabrice Luchini
Camille Japy
Gauthier is a handsome and famous soap opera star; Serge is a serious stage actor who has renounced his profession. When Gauthier visits Serge to convince him to join him in a production of Moliere's The Misanthrope, a battle of wits ensues over who will play the lead role of Alceste. Between rehearsals, the two bike along the windswept beaches and rival for the affections of a beautiful Italian divorcee. As tensions mount, Gauthier begins to wonder what are Serge's true plans and motivations.
843 Bic
Aug 4, 2014
Mississippi mermaid: Sirène du Mississippi Cover
François Truffaut
Jean-Paul Belmondo
Catherine Deneuve
Nelly Borgeaud
Martine Ferrière
The mail-order bride is a mystery. Her appearance doesn't match the photo she sent, her likes and dislikes aren't those described in her letters. By the time the lonely businessman husband discovers who she is, it is too late, and he will even kill to keep her.
843 Mis
Aug 11, 2014
On my way Cover
Emmanuelle Bercot
Jérôme Tonnerre
Catherine Deneuve
Mylène Demongeot
Hafsia Herzi
When her mother tells her that her married lover has ditched her for a 25-year-old beautician's assistant, Bettie, a former Breton beauty queen turned bistro owner, takes to the road and winds up at a dive bar named Le Ranch, for an evening of drunken revelry sets. Bettie's resentful daughter, Muriel, then asks her mother to chauffeur her son, Charly, to his grandfather's, and the pair sets out on a trip that will ultimately lead Bettie to revisit her past.
843 On
Aug 11, 2014
Queen Margot Cover
Daniel Auteuil
Vincent Perez
Isabelle Adjani
A beautiful Catholic is the pawn of her devious mother who skillfully manipulates unstable son Charles IX, the nominal ruler of 1570s France.
843 Que
Aug 26, 2014
Saint Philip Neri: I prefer heaven = Preferisco il paradiso Cover
Gigi Proietti
Giacomo Campiotti
Mario Ruggeri
Luca Bernabei
Feature film of the life story of the 16th century priest and founder of the Oratory, a religious congregation that worked with youth and the re-evangelization of a decadent Rome.
853 Sai
Jul 28, 2014
When I saw you Cover
Annemarie Jacir
Saleh Bakri
Mahmoud Asfa
Ruba Blal
In Jordan, in 1967, tens of thousands of refugees pour across the border from Palestine. Separated from his father in the chaos of war, Tarek, eleven, and his mother Ghaydaa are placed in a temporary refugee camp, where they wait, like the generation before them in 1948. Seeking to escape the difficulties of camp life, Tarek's free spirit and curious nature lead him to a group of people on a journey that will change their lives.
892.7 Whe
Aug 21, 2014
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Richard Madden
Alan Rickman
Rebecca Hall
Stefan Zweig
Drama
Marc Webb
Alex Kurtzman
Roberto Orci
Jeff Pinkner
Andrew Garfield
SciFi/Fantasy
David Richards
Keith Boak
Kenny Glenaan
Jason Isaacs
Zawe Ashton
Drama
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Richard Ayoade
Jesse Eisenberg
Mia Wasikowska
Chris O'Dowd
Drama
James Griffiths
Jon Brown
Nira Park
James Biggle
undefined Frost
Comedy
Martin Scorsese
Barbara De Fina
Walon Green
Stephen Frears
Woody Harrelson
Drama
William Leonardo Molina
Sean Johnson
Althea Bailey
Adriana Ford
Drama
Jonathan Teplitzky
Colin Firth
Nicole Kidman
Drama
Jono Oliver
Gbenga Akinnagbe
Victor Williams
Drama
Philippe Le Guay
Lambert Wilson
Maya Sansa
Fabrice Luchini
Camille Japy
843 Bic
Maria Bonnevie
Gérard Depardieu
Christopher Eccleston
Mads Mikkelsen
Pernilla August
Drama
François Truffaut
Jean-Paul Belmondo
Catherine Deneuve
Nelly Borgeaud
Martine Ferrière
843 Mis
Roger Michell
Hanif Kureishi
Kevin Loader
Jim Broadbent
Lindsay Duncan
Comedy
Emmanuelle Bercot
Jérôme Tonnerre
Catherine Deneuve
Mylène Demongeot
Hafsia Herzi
843 On
Steven Knight
Guy Heeley
Paul Webster
Tom Hardy
Olivia Colman
Drama
Daniel Auteuil
Vincent Perez
Isabelle Adjani
843 Que
Geoffrey Sax
Tamzin Merchant
Patrick Kennedy
Drama
Gigi Proietti
Giacomo Campiotti
Mario Ruggeri
Luca Bernabei
853 Sai
Jeremy Thomas
Reinhard Brundig
Jim Jarmusch
Tilda Swinton
Mia Wasikowska
Drama
Annemarie Jacir
Saleh Bakri
Mahmoud Asfa
Ruba Blal
892.7 Whe
Clive Exton
Edward Bennett
Renny Rye
Brian Eastman
David Suchet
Drama