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 NEW WORLD CINEMA DVD RELEASES


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FRENCH DVDS

Éric Rohmer Collection
ÉRIC ROHMER COLLECTION (15) FRANCE   BLU RAY ONLY £109
 Collection of films featuring - Marquise of O (1976),  Perceval La Femme De L'Aviateur/Aviators Wife, (1981),  Le Beau Marriage/A  Good Marriage (1981), Les Nuits De La Pleine Lune/Full Moon in Paris (1984),  Le Rayon Vert/the Green Ray (1986), Pauline A La Plage/pauline At the Beach (1983),   4 Aventures De Reinette Et Mirabelle/Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle' (1987),  L'ami De Mon Amie/My Boyfriend’s Girlfriend (1987), and L'arbre, Le Maire Et La Médiathèque/Tree, the Mayor and the Mediatheque' (1993).
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 GERMAN DVDS

Goodbye Berlin

TSCHICK/GOODBYE BERLIN (15) 2016 GERMANY AKIN, FATIH £19.99

Comedy drama adaptation of Wolfgang Herrndorf's best-selling cult novel. In this coming-of-age story of two friends steal a car and take the trip into the countryside in search of excitement and adventure.

In German with English subtitles 

GERMAN LANGUAGE FILMHEFT TO TSCHICK - GOODBYE BERLIN

GERMAN LANGUAGE TEACHING NOTES TO TSCHICK - GOODBYE BERLIN

SPANISH LANGUAGE NOTES TO TSCHICK-GOODBYE BERLIN

GERMAN DVDS

  SPANISH, PORTUGUESE AND
LATIN AMERICAN  DVDS

NERUDA (15) 2016 CHILE LARRAÍN, PABLO £12.99
Set in Santiago in 1948, Gael García Bernal plays inspector Oscar Peluchonneau, who is looking to arrest the poet Pablo Neruda for denouncing the Chilean government. However on meeting Peluchonneau, Neruda strikes up an unexpected friendship with the inspector, inspiring Neruda to pen a collection of poems. The film was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

In Spanish with English subtitles

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEACHING NOTES TO NERUDA

FRENCH LANGUAGE FILM NOTES TO NERUDA

SPANISH/LATIN AMERICAN DVDS

ITALIAN DVDS

Sweet Dreams

FAI BEI SOGNI/SWEET DREAMS (12A) 2016   ITALY  BELLOCCHIO,  MARCO £19.99
 Adapted from Massimo Gramellini's novel,  middle-aged reporter Massimowho is still troubled  mysterious circumstances surrounding the death of his mother when he was a child.   He now needs to confront his traumatic past 
ITALIAN DVDS
 Andrei Tarkovsky Collection
ANDREI TARKOVSKY COLLECTION (15) RUSSIA (5021866837307)  DVD - £62.99 BLU RAY - £71.99
 This features -  Andrei Rublev, Solaris, Mirror, Stalker, Nostalgia, The Sacrifice and Ivan's Childhood along with many special features and a 177-page book.
RUSSIAN AND EASTERN EUROPEAN DVDS
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SCANDINAVIAN DVDS

BORG VS. MCENROE (15)  2017 SWEDEN  PEDERSEN, JANUS METZ DVD - £9.99 BLU RAY - £15.99
  Shia LaBeouf and Sverrir Gudnason star as tennis greats John McEnroe and Björn Borg in this biographical drama about the pair's rivalry during the 1980 Wimbledon Championships. 
SCANDINAVIAN DVDS
EUROPEAN CINEMA THEMES ON DVD

A list of available works by key European directors plus dvds listed under themes. This listing might be of help to teachers and students finding titles that could meet study requirements.

From Now On Your Name Is Sara

AB HEUTE HEISST DU SARA/FROM NOW ON YOUR NAME IS SARA: GRIPS THEATRE BERLIN (E) GERMANY £19.99

   The play, based on Inge Deutschkron’s book ‘Ich trug den gelben Stern’’ 1933 eleven years old Inge who refuses to understand why all of a sudden she  is not allowed to play on the street. In the years after that for Inge, being a Jew means not only humiliation, attacks and restrictions, but also never going dancing or to the cinema. It means growing up without having been young.

EUROPEAN CINEMA THEMES
 ONLINE FILM AND RESOURCES LISTED BY FILM
ONLINE RESOURCES LISTED BY FILM
ONLINE RESOURCES LISTED BY FILM
 A LEVEL SET FILMS AND LITERATURE
A LEVEL SET TITLES
A LEVEL SET TITLES
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ENGLISH FILMS WITH MULTILINGUAL DVD SOUNDTRACKS
STAR WARS EPISODE VII - THE FORCE AWAKENS (12) 2016 (8717418478063) ABRAMS,J.J.   £15.99
 Latest instalment of the sci-fi film epic reuniting Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill. 
   
    Languages:    English, Castilian Spanish, Catalan Spanish
        Subtitles:    Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Portuguese, Castilian Spanish, Swedish.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE DVD MOVIES WITH SOUNDTRACKS IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES
 AFRICAN/MIDDLE EASTERN/MEDITERRANEAN DVDS

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CHEVALIER (18) 2015 GREECE TSANGARI, ATHINA RACHEL £19.99
Greek comedy following six men who decide to play a game while on a fishing trip in the Aegean Sea. To play the game the men score each other on their abilities and achievements and the winner will be deemed ‘the best of everything’.
AFRICAN/ MIDDLE EASTERN/ MEDITERRANEAN CINEMA ON DVD
 CHINESE DVDS
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THE SPRING RIVER FLOWS EAST (U) 1947 CHINA CHUSHENG,C/ZHENG, J IN MANDARIN £19.99
Set in the Japanese occupation of China in the 1930s, the film is in two parts. The first part o covers the early life and marriage of a young working-class couple, Sufen (Bai Yang), and Zhang Zhongliang (Tao Jin) and his flight to Chungkin . In the second part Zhang Zhongliang’s return to Shanhai, now married into a wealthy bourgeois family whom Sufenis forced to work as a maid.
Originally released in two parts in 1947, The Spring River Flows East is generally considered one of the great Chinese films of the period.
CHINESE DVDS
 JAPANESE DVDS
Harmonium
HARMONIUM - THE MASTERS OF CINEMA SERIES (15) 2016 JAPAN FUKADA, KÔJI DUAL FORMAT EDITION £19.99
Yasaka is released from prison and seeks out his old friends Toshio, who welcome him into his family and gives him a job in his workshop.

However, the close Toshio family starts to fall apart as Yasaka oversteps his welcome and the past he shares with Toshio begins to come to light.
JAPANESE DVDS
 KOREAN, VIETNAMESE,
THAI,INDONESIAN DVDS
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TRAIN TO BUSAN (15) 2016 YEON,  KOREA SANG-HO DVD - £19.99  BLU RAY - £24.99 
 Following the outbreak of a deadly virus throughout the country, a high-speed train is overrun by a swarm of frenzied zombies.  Seok-woo, a divorced city trader, and his  young daughter Su-an are on the train battling the Zombies.
KOREAN/THAI/VIETNAMESE DVDS
 IRANIAN DVDS
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THE SALESMAN (12A) 2016 IRAN FARHADI, ASGHAR DVD - £15.99 BLU RAY - £19.99
Asghar Farhadi returns with an Oscar-winning exploration of the potent power of pride, guilt and shame.

The future looks promising for amateur actors Emad and Rana as they prepare for opening night on their production of Arthur Miller’s ‘Death of a Salesman’. However, when dangerous work on a neighbouring building forces the couple to leave their home and move into a new apartment, a case of mistaken identity sees a shocking and violent incident throw their lives into turmoil.

In Farsi with English subtitles

ENGLISH FILM NOTES TO SALESMAN

FRENCH LANGUAGE FILM NOTES TO SALESMAN

GERMAN LANGUAGE FILM NOTES TO SALESMAN

RELEASE 29TH MAY 2017

IRANIAN DVDS

Satyajit Ray Collection 3

THE SATYAJIT RAY COLLECTION: VOLUME 3 (PG)  INDIA  BENGALI £29.99

Three films from the final phase of the career of Indian master of cinema Satyajit Ray. Om Puri stars in ‘The Deliverance’ (1981), a critique of the Indian caste system, as Dukhi, an ‘untouchable’ who approaches the village Brahmin to ask him to suggest an auspicious date for his daughter’s upcoming wedding. The Brahmin promises to do this in exchange for Dukhi performing some household chores for him.

But the chores prove too much for Dukhi, who dies before they are completed. ‘The Home and the World’ (1984) explores the relationship between a woman (Swatilekha Sengupta), her husband (Victor Banerjee) and his best friend (Soumitra Chatterjee) in the chaotic aftermath of the partitioning of Bengal into Muslim and Hindu states. ‘The Public Enemy’ (1990), an adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s play ‘An Enemy of the People’, depicts the deep-rooted superstition and ignorance that give rise to conflict in a small Indian town.

INDIAN/PAKISTANI/BANGLADESHI/NEPALI DVDS
 BRITISH CINEMA ON DVD
BRITISH CINEMA ON DVD

 I, DANIEL BLAKE (15) 2016 UK LOACH, KEN   £19.99

  Set in the North-East of England, 59-year-old joiner and widower Daniel Blake (Dave Johns) is forced to stop working and we follow him as he tries to navigate the British benefits system jumping through the bureaucratic hoops system puts in his way.

BRITISH CINEMA ON DVD
 DOCUMENTARIES ON DVDS
VIETNAM WAR

THE VIETNAM WAR – A FILM BY KEN BURNS & LYNN NOVICK (E) £69.99

Ten-part, 18-hour, definitive documentary series about the Vietnam War. Featuring rare archival footage, the documentary looks at the lives of the people who fought on both sides of the war and examines how the controversial combat altered American history.

The series features testimony from nearly 80 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides.

DOCUMENTARIES ON DVD
 LITERATURE ON DVD
LITERATURE ON DVD
THE CHILDHOOD OF A LEADER (12A)    CORBET, BRADY £17.99 

Loosely based on Jean-Paul Sartre's short story about a young American boy living a dysfunctional and unhappy childhood with his diplomat father in France just after the end of the First World War.  Here he becomes seduced by fascism.
LITERATURE ON DVD
 NEW ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILMS ON DVDS


MOONLIGHT (15) 2016  JENKINS, BARRY  DVD –  £15.99   BLU RAY – £19.99
  Set in a rough Miami neighbourhood, the film chronicles, from early life to young adulthood, the life of poor African-American Chiron.   Chiron is a small withdrawn boy who is bullied at school and who falls under the wings of  drug dealer Juan.  Juan tries to help Chiron  not to accept his lot in life.
NEW ENGLISH LANGUAGE DVDS





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