New Arrivals · DVDs—Foreign Feature Films

June 29, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Gadaar [videorecording] : the traitor

June 28, 2016
Bathinda : Saga Music, 2016.
1 videodisc (approximately 126 min) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Harbhajan Mann, Evelyn Sharma, Shavinder Mahal.
Jai Singh is one of the richest Indians in the world who loves to live life on the edge. A conspiracy suddenly changes his life and brings him back to India.

Ghayal [videorecording] : once again

June 28, 2016
New Delhi : Icem Infotech Services : Middlesex : B4U Network, 2016.
1 videodisc (126 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Sunny Deol, Om Puri, Soha Ali Khan, Shivam Patil.
Special feature : The making of Ghayal once again.
Sequel to the movie "Ghayal"(1990).
Ajay Mehra, after finishing off his life sentence, starts a newspaper called Satyakam. Ajay Mehra has earned quite a fan following among the youths, who finds his fearless and unforgiving approach in dealing with all kinds of sociopaths very inspiring. Among his die hard fans are these four teenagers who happened to have received bravery medals from him once. These four friends once out on photography expedition, accidentally record a murder on a camera. The footage turns out to be explosive as it clearly shows two of the city's most powerful people involved in the murder.


June 27, 2016
New York, New York : Cohen Media Group, [2016]
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Siguour Sigurjonsson, Theodor Juliusson, Charlotte Boving.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015.
In a secluded valley in Iceland, Gummi and Kiddi live side by side, tending to their sheep. Their ancestral sheep-stock is considered one of the country's best and the two brothers are repeatedly awarded for their prized rams who carry an ancient lineage. Although they share the land and a way of life, Gummi and Kiddi have not spoken to each other in four decades. When a lethal disease suddenly infects Kiddi's sheep, the entire valley comes under threat.

Faraar [videorecording] = Farāra

June 21, 2016
Bathinda : Saga Music, 2016.
1 videodisc (109 min) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Gippy Grewal, Kainaat Arora.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
A man traveling to the United States becomes involved in an investigation when authorities think he is a notorious criminal.

Kapoor & Sons (since 1921) [videorecording]

June 21, 2016
Mumbai : Reliance Big Entertainment, 2016.
1 videodisc (140 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Rishi Kapoor, Sidharth Malhotra, Fawad Khan, Ratna Pathak.
Rahul and Arjun, two estranged brothers are forced to return to their childhood home when their 90 year old grandfather gets a heart attack. While living under one roof, family secrets unravel and misunderstandings are on the verge of turning into tragedy.

Valley of love

June 20, 2016
Culver City, CA : Strand Releasing Home Video, [2016]
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Isabelle Huppert, Gerard Depardieu, Dan Warner.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
A separated couple journey to Death Valley after receiving a mysterious letter from their dead son in the expectation that he will appear to them at a certain place and time in the desert.

Marshland = La isla mínimaMarshland

June 17, 2016
Culver City, CA : Strand Releasing Home Video, [2016]
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Javier Gutierrez, Raul Arevalo, Maria Varod, Perico Cervantes, Jesus Ortiz, Antonio De La Torre.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2014.
Bonus features: original theatrical trailer ; other Strand Releasing trailers.
The Spanish Deep South, 1980. A series of brutal murders of adolescent girls in a remote and forgotten town bring together two disparate characters; both detectives in the homicide division, to investigate the cases. With deep divisions in their ideology, detectives Juan and Pedro must put aside their differences in order to hunt down a killer who has terrorized the community for years.

Embrace of the serpent

June 15, 2016
[New York, New York] : Oscilloscope Laboratories, [2016]
1 videodisc (125 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Nilbio Torres, Jan Bijvoet, Antonio Bolivar.
Wide screen (2.35:1).
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015.
The film centers on Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and the last survivor of his people, and the two scientists who, over the course of 40 years, build a friendship with him. The film was inspired by the real-life journals of two explorers (Theodor Koch-Grünberg and Richard Evans Schultes) who traveled through the Colombian Amazon during the last century in search of the sacred and difficult-to-find psychedelic Yakruna plant.

Charlie kay chakkar mein [videorecording] = Cārlī ke cakkara meṃ

June 14, 2016
Mumbai : Shemaroo Entertainment, 2016.
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Naseeruddin Shah, Anand Tiwari, Manasi Rachh, Amit Sial.
A few mysterious killings lead the cops to a drug deal gone awry. The only way for the investigative officer to nab the culprits is by examining found footage featuring those dead, shot days before the event.


June 14, 2016
Mumbai : Reliance Big Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (approximately 131 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Aditya Roy Kapur, Katrina Kaif, Aditi Rao Hydari, Tabu.
Special features include making of Fitoor, Pashima Music video, Haminastu song.
Loosely adapted from the Great expectations by Charles Dickens.
A poor but talented Kashmiri boy Noor, is hired as a stable-keeper by Begum. He is deeply infatuated with her daughter Firdaus. Begum notices his actions and sends Firdaus to London. She asks Noor to become successful in order to win Firdaus' love. When he grows up, he becomes one of the most successful young artist of India. But Begum has another plans to demolish his desires.

40 love

June 7, 2016
[New York, New York] : First Run Features, [2014]
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Olivier Gourmet, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Charles Merienne.
After losing his job as senior executive in a large chain store, Jerome is determined to start his own new business, despite the concerns of his wife. Their son Ugo, though only eleven, already shows great promise as a future tennis pro, and hopes to get accepted to the national training center at Roland-Garros. Father and son are very close emotionally yet unable to really understand each other.

Rise of the legend

June 7, 2016
[Plano, TX] : Well Go USA Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (132 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Sammo Hung, Eddie Peng, Luodan Wang, Boran Jing, Cho-Lam Wong.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features: Making-of ; trailer.
A martial artist with extraordinary power returns to the town where his father was murdered to face off against a ruthless crime boss and bring justice back to the people.


June 7, 2016
1 videodisc (81 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Director, Jafar Panahi.
Jafar Panahi drives a yellow cab through the vibrant streets of Tehran, picking up a diverse group of passengers in a single day. Each man, woman, and child candidly expresses his or her own view of the world while being interviewed by the curious and gracious driver.

Coming home [videorecording]

June 7, 2016
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (approximately 109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Chen Daoming, Gong Li.
Videodisc release of the 2014 motion picture.
"Based on the novel by Yan Geling."
After years as a political prisoner in a labor camp during China's Cultural Revolution, Lu returns to his devoted wife Feng, only to discover she has amnesia and is unable to recognize him.

Dilwale [videorecording]

June 1, 2016
Mumbai : Reliance Big Entertainment, 2016.
1 videodisc (approximately 155 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Varun Dhawan, Kriti Sanon.
Title from container.
Dilwale is the story of the underlying love Raj and Meera have for each other. Set in a tumultous environment, Raj and Meera deal witht the conflict between their respective families and the repercussions of merciless violence between them. But not all love stories are destined to have happy endings. Simultaneously, Veer and Ishita meet and fall in love. The twist is that Veer is Raj's brother and Ishita is Meera's sister.

Busco novio para mi mujer

June 1, 2016
[Place of publication not identified] : Pantelion, [2016]
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Arath de la Torre, Sandra Echeverria, Jesús Ochoa, Mónica Huarte.
Pasco is so fed up with his nagging and nitpicking wife Dana that he comes up with an ingenious plan to end the unhappy union. He finds her a boyfriend by hiring a professional seducer nicknamed 'El Taiger' to whisks her off her feet and out of the marriage. But even the best laid plans can backfire when love is involved.

Airlift [videorecording]

June 1, 2016
New Delhi ; Icem Infotech Services : Middlesex ; B4U Network, [2016]
1 videodisc (130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Akshay Kumar, Nimrat Kaur, Prakash Belawadi, Kumud Mishra.
Special feature : The making of airlift.
Based on a true story.
In 1990, Kuwait's invaded by Iraq. Rich Ranjit Katyal can escape with his wife and child - but what happens when Ranjit decides to ensure 1,70,000 Indians also go home?

City of women

May 26, 2016
New York, NY : Cohen Media Group, [2016]
1 videodisc (139 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Marcello Mastroianni, Bernice Stegers, Anna Prucnal, Jole Silvani, Donatella Damiani, Ettore Manni.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1980.
In a railway coach Sn̉poraz wakes from a nap and seduces a beautiful stranger. Then he follows her through a forest to a weird hotel where a feminist convention is being held. He is so unnerved by the vociferous hostility of the militants that he hides in the mansion of a female killer who has wooed and won a thousand hearts. Sn̉poraz will be forced to run the gauntlet before waking up and realizing that his adventure was only a crazy nightmare.

Mukhtiar chadha

May 25, 2016
London : distributed by Eros International
1 videodisc (115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Diljit Dosanjh, Oshin Sai, Yashpal Sharma, Kiran Juneja.
Title from disc label.
Mukhtiar Chadha had to grow up in poverty having lost his father at a tender age. He was determined to make money by hook or by crook. He initially makes money from commissions on deals for friends which is easy as he is charming and everyone loves him. He then embarks on real estate and begins to prosper. He invests in the share market and all goes well until te Mafia gets involved in one of the properties he sold.


May 12, 2016
[New York, New York] : Film Movement, [2016]
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jacir Eid Al-hwietat, Hussein Salameh Al-sweilhiyeen, Hassan Mutlag Al-maraiyeh.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2014.

Prem ratan dhan payo [videorecording]

May 5, 2016
[Mumbai, India] : Ultra DVD Video, [2015?]
1 videodisc (ca. 2 hr., 44 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Salman Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Anupam Kher.
Special features include making-of featurettes.
While taking the place of the prince Vijay after an assassination attempt, lookalike Prem falls in love with the prince's beloved, Maithili.


May 5, 2016
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Günes Nezihe Șensoy, Doğa Zeynep Doğușlu, Elit Ișcan, Tuğba Sunguroğlu, Ilayda Akdoğan, Nihal Koldaș, Ayberk Pekcan.
Special features: interviews with cast of the film; director Deniz Gamze Erugüven's early short film, "A Drop of Water"; theatrical trailer.
It's the beginning of the summer. In a village in the north of Turkey, Lale and her four sisters come home from school, innocently playing with boys. The supposed debauchery of their games causes a scandal with unintended consequences. The family home slowly turns into a prison, classes on housework and cooking replace school, and marriages begin to be arranged.

Chal bhaag [videorecording] = Cala bhāga

May 5, 2016
Bathinda : Saga Music, [2016]
1 videodisc (111 min) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Deepak Dobriyal, Varun Mehra, Tarun Bajaj, Keeya Khanna.
Originally released in 2014.
Three small-time crooks are falsely framed for the murder of an MLA. Can truth prevail?

Double di trouble [videorecording] = Ḍabala dī ṭrabala

May 5, 2016
Bathinda : Saga Music, [2016]
1 videodisc (109 min) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Dharmendra, Gippy Grewal, Minissha Lamba, Gurpreet Ghuggi.
Based on Comedy of Errors, Shakespeare's well known play, takes a Desi avatar when father and son pair discover their mirror images in a different city. The riot of laughter begins when the people around this duplicate duo keep confusing between the two!


May 5, 2016
Mumbai : Reliance Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodiscs (approximately 92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Amitabh Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar, Aditi Rao Hydari, John Abraham, Neil Nitin Mukesh.
Special features: Making of Songs: Tere Bin, Tu Mere Paas, Maula, Atrangi Yaari; Friends behind the friendship song: Making of: Stars of Wazir, Angry Young Man, Not So Angry Young Man.
It is a tale of two unlikely friends, a wheelchair-bound chess master and a brave ATS officer. Brought together by grief and a strange twist of fate, the two men decide to help each other win the biggest game of their lives. But there's a dangerous opponent lurking in the shadows, trying to checkmate them.


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