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AMELIE/LE FABULEUX DESTIN D'AMÉLIE POULAIN (15) 2001 FRANCE JEUNET, JEAN-PIERRE  £19.99
    Oscar nominated film about a young French girl whose sole purpose of life is to help others.
AMOUR (12A) 2012 FRANCE        HANEKE, MICHAEL    £15.99
    Drama exploring death, ageing and the fear of loss.
ASTÉRIX & OBÉLIX: MISSION CLÉOPÂTRE (PG) 2002 FRANCE   CHABAT, A.    £19.99
    Second film in this popular French series staring Gerard Depardieu.
BANDE A PART (PG) 1964 FRANCE GODARD, JEAN-LUC. £19.99
    Godard’s playful tribute to the Hollywood pulp crime movies.
A BOUT DE SOUFFLE (PG) 1959 FRANCE GODARD, JEAN-LUC £19.99
  Godard’s first film is now seen as the key film in the French new wave.
CACHÉ/HIDDEN (15)   2005   FRANCE   HANEKE, MICHAEL     £19.99
     Compelling psychological thriller.
LES CHORISTES (12) 2004 FRANCE BARRATIER, CHRISTOPHE £19.99
    Set in 1949, a music teacher is hired as supervisor in a strict boarding school for troubled children and
changes their lives through music.
CONTRE TOI/IN YOUR HAND (15) 2010 FRANCE      DOILLON, LOLA    £15.99   
    French thriller depicting the relationship between a middle-aged woman and her kidnapper.
LE DERNIER MÉTRO/LAST METRO (PG) FRANCE 1980 TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS £19.99
    Depardieu and Deneuve in a wartime story of a theatre  troupe  whose Jewish director must stay hidden from the Gestapo.
ELLE S'APPELAIT SARAH/SARAH’S KEY (12) 2010  FRANCE  PAQUET-BRENNER, GILLES    £17.99
    A Jewish girl's story opens wounds from France's wartime past.
ENTRE LES MURS/CLASS (15) 2008 FRANCE  CANTET, LAURENT   £17.99
     Absorbing Palme d'Or winning journey into a multicultural high school in Paris over the course of a school year.
ETRE ET AVOIR (E)  2002  FRANCE PHILIBERT,  NICOLAS   £19.99
     Documentary that follows a year in the life of a French village school.
LES GÉANTS/ GIANTS (15) 2011 BELGIUM   LANNERS, BOULI   IN FRENCH  £15.99
    Belgian coming-of-age drama.
GERVAISE (12) 1956 FRANCE    CLÉMENT, RENÉ            £15.99   
    René Clément directs this adaptation of Émile Zola's novel  'L'Assommoir', that follows the struggles of a young
laundress trying to survive in 1850s Paris.
LES GLANEURS ET LA GLANEUSE/GLEANERS AND I (15) 2000 FRANCE VARDA, AGNÈS     £15.99
    Documentary the lives of those who live 'off the grid' in France.
LA HAINE (15) 1995 FRANCE KASSOVITZ, MATHIEU £19.99    
    Award winning film about a day on a tough Paris housing estate for three teenagers.
LE HAVRE (PG) 2011 FRANCE KAURISMÄKI, AKI £15.99
    Comedy drama depicting the friendship between an illegal child immigrant and an elderly Frenchman.
LES HOMMES LIBRES/FREE MEN (12) 2011 FRANCE FERROUKHI, ISMAEL £15.99
    World War Two drama set in German-occupied Paris in 1942.
INDIGÈNES/DAYS OF GLORY/ (12) 2006  FRANCE     BOUCHAREB, RACHID      £19.99
     This award-winning film  shows WWII through the eyes of four North African soldiers fighting for the French
army during the German occupation.
INTOUCHABLES/UNTOUCHABLE (15) 2011 FRANCE OLIVIER NAKACHE, O/TOLEDANO.E    £19.99
    A rich aristocrat and habitual thrill-seeker, becomes quadriplegic after a paragliding accident. Alone in the world
and unable to care for himself in even the most basic ways he  employs young Senegalese man as his carer.
JEAN DE FLORETTE (PG) 1988   BERRI, CLAUD        £19.99
    Gerard Depardieu is a hunchback tax collector who
moves  to the  country, in this award winning film based on the Pagnol novel.  
JULES ET JIM (PG) 1961         £19.99
    His most celebrated film about the free-spirited Catherine and the two men in her life.
KIRIKOU AND THE MEN AND WOMEN (U) FRANCE  2012    OCELOT, MICHEL    £15.99
    The third animated film in the series that follows the adventures of a small African boy named Kirikou.
MA VIE EN ROSE (12) 1997 FRANCE  BERLINER, ALAIN        £19.99
     A big screen treatment for one of France's most revered singers, Edith Piaf.
MÊME PAS MORT/TOMBOY (U) 2007 FRANCE    SCIAMMA,  CÉLINE        £16.99
    10-year-old tomboy moves to a  different neighbourhood  and is mistaken for a boy  and decides to accept this new identity
under the name of Michaël.
MON PERE CE HEROS (PG) FRANCE 1991 LAUZIER, GERARD   £14.99
    Charming comedy  staring Gerard Depardieu.
PETIT NICOLAS (PG) 2009 FRANCE TIRARD, LAURENT    £15.99  
    Comedy based on the 1950s comics by René Goscinny.
LA POISON (PG) 1951 FRANCE    GUITRY, SACHA        £17.99
    Early 1950s French black comedy from writer-director Sacha Guitry.
POTICHE (15) 2010 FRANCE       OZON, FRANÇOIS    £17.99
    French comedy starring Catherine Deneuve and Gerard Depardieu.
LES QUATRE CENTS COUPS/LES MISTONS (PG) 1959      £19.99    
    Award winning first feature plus a short  film
LA RAFLE/ROUND UP (15) 2010 FRANCE BOSCJ, ROSE    £17.99
    Fact based drama told from the perspective of 11-year Jo Weismann.  In July 1942, under directions of the
Nazis,  the French police  rounding up thousands of Jewish men, women and children taking them to the
now notorious Vel' d'Hiv stadium, awaiting transporting to extermination camps in Poland
RUST AND BONE/DE ROUILLE ET D'OS     (15) 2012 FRANCE        AUDIARD, JACQUES    £17.99
    The film starts by telling two parallel stories: one of Ali, a homeless father struggling to care for his five-year-old son,
and the other of Stephanie, a woman who loses her legs in an accident.
THERESE RAQUIN (PG) 1953 FRANCE        CARNE, MARCEL      £17.99
    Marcel Carne transposes Zola's dark tale of ennui and treachery to the post-WWII era.
UNE VIE DE CHAT/A CAT IN PARIS/ (PG) 2010 FRANCE FELICIOLI, J.P/GAGNOL, A £12.99
    French animated crime thriller spoof.
LES VISITEURS (15) 1993 FRANCE  POIRE, JEAN-MARIE    £17.99
 Box office hit,  described as a blend of ‘Time Bandits, Tati and Benny Hill.  
WELCOME (15) FRANCE   2009  LIORET, PHILIPPE £17.99
    French drama chronicling the relationship between an illegal Kurdish immigrant from Iraq, who plans to  swim to
Britain from  Calais and a French swimming instructor.


FULL LIS OF FRENCH DVDS AVAILABLE AT -  http://www.worldonlinecinema.com /Home/french-dvds

LIST OF ADDITIONS FILMS NOTES AND TEACHING RESOURCES AT - http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/online-resources-listed-by-film


GERMAN DVDS

AUF DER ANDEREN SEITE/EDGE OF HEAVEN (15) 2007 GERMANY   AKIN, FATIH  £19.99
    Widower Ali seeks out companionship with the prostitute Yeter, setting in motion a chain of events that will link three families across
different cultures, countries and generations.
ANGST ESSEN SEELE AUF/FEAR EATS THE SOUL (15 ) 1973 GERMANY  FASSBINDER, R. W.     £19.99
 Film is about a German woman who strikes up a  friendship   with a Moroccan man and the racism they encounter.
BAADER-MEINHOF KOMPLEX (18) 2008  GERMANY   EDEL, ULI    £17.99
    Berlin in 1967, a horrific riot inspires Ulrike Meinhof to join forces with Andreas Baader to fight the West German state.The
pair moves from activism into terrorism, as form and  lead the revolutionary terrorist organisation   Red Army Faction.
BARBARA (12A) 2012 GERMANY PETZOLD, CHRISTIAN £17.99
     Set in East Germany in 1980, Barbara is sent to a new job in the provinces as punishment for applying for an exit visa
from the GDR. Her aim now is to escape to the West
BEHIND THE WALL (E) 2011  KELLY, MICHAEL PATRICK        £15.99
     With real-life accounts the film tells the story of  Berlin Wall and the people living on either side of it.
BLAUE ENGEL/BLUE ANGEL (PG) GERMANY  1931 B/W  STERNBERG, JOSEF VON       £19.99
    Marlene Dietrich stars in this classic adaptation of Heinrich Mann’s novel
EFFI BRIEST (U) 1974 GERMANY    FASSBINDER, RAINER WERNER    £15.99
    Fassbinder ‘s adaptation of Theodor Fontane's novel set in the late 19th century.
EHE DER MARIA BRAUN/MARRIAGE OF MARIA BRAUN (15) 1978 FASSBINDER £19.99
     Hanna Schygulla plays Maria Braun, whose material rise parallels Germany’s Economic Miracle of the 1950s
DIE FÄLSCHER/COUNTERFEITERS (15)  GERMANY  2007  RUZOWITZKY,  STEFAN       £5.99
     True story of the largest counterfeiting operation in history, set up by the Nazis in 1936 and using concentration camp
labour to carry out the forgeries.
DIE FETTEN JAHRE SIND VORBEI//EDUKATORS (15) 2004 GERMANY WEINGARTNER,H.       £19.99
     Edukadors presents three idealistic activists trying to get by in a corrupt world.
GOOD BYE LENIN! (15)  2002 GERMANY BECKER, WOLFGANG     £19.99
     One of the biggest German comedies of recent times.
LEBEN DER ANDEREN/LIVES OF OTHERS (15) 2006 GERMANY H. VON DONNERSMARCK, F £19.99    
    Five years before the downfall of the DDR, party-loyalist Captain Gerd Wiesler hopes to boost his career when  given the
job of collecting evidence against the playwright Georg Dreyman and his girlfriend.
LOLA RENNT/RUN LOLA RUN (15)  1999  GERMANY  TYKWER, TOM       £5.99
 Heart-stopping suspense thriller of one woman ‘s desperate attempt to save her lover.
MEIN BESTER FEIND/MY BEST ENEMY (12) 2011 GERMANY    MUMBERGER,  WOLFGANG    £15.99
    Second World War thriller in which the Jewish son of a Viennese art gallery owner holds the key to an artifact which
could change the course of the war.
METROPOLIS (U) GERMANY 1926 B/W.   FRITZ LANG       £22.99
    Early Science Fiction story of a  dehumanized future society.
DIE NIBELUNGEN (TBA)   1924 GERMANY        LANG, FRITZ        £19.99
    Long-awaited restoration of Lang’s five-hour  Nibelungen adaptation.
DAS SCHLOß/ THE CASTLE (12) 1997 GERMANY HANEKE, MICHAEL £15.99
    Existential drama adapted from the novel by Franz Kafka.
DAS SCHRECKLICHE MÄDCHEN/NASTY GIRL (PG) 1990 GERMANY  VERHOEVEN, MICHAEL       £19.99
 Delicious black comedy about a modern German schoolgirl whose essay ‘My Town during   the Third Reich’,
stirs up memories of Nazi deeds long forgotten and ignored.
SOPHIE SCHOLL (PG) 2005  GERMANY ROTHEMUND, MARC     £19.99
 Account of the  last days of the White Rose resistance group members,  Sophie and Hans Scholl.
DER UNTERGANG/DOWNFALL(15) 2004 GERMANY   HIRSCHBIEGEL, OLIVER   £15.99
     Film of Hitler’s final days in his Berlin bunker which caused  controversy by humanising the Fuhrer.
DIE WELLE/THE WAVE (15) 2008  GERMANY   GANSEL, DENNIS    £17.99
 In an attempt to engage his students in politics, a high school teacher takes the controversial decision to turn the classroom into a
Nazi-style dictatorship. But what starts out as an innocent social experiment ends in tragedy when the roots of fascism begin to take
hold of the students.
WER WENN NICHT WIR?/IF NOT US, WHO? (15) 2011 GERMANY    VEIEL, ANDRES            £15.99
    Fictionalised portrait of the tumultuous relationship between two 1970s German left-wing political militants: Bernward Vesper (
August Diehl) and Gudrun Ensslin (Lena Lauzemis).
WHAT A MAN (15) 2011 GERMANY      SCHWEIGHÖFER, MATTHIAS    £12.99
    Comedy about a young teacher Alex who sets out in search of his true identity in this complicated modern world,
just what is it that makes a man a man? And what is it that women really want?
DAS WUNDER VON BERN/MIRACLE OF BERN (PG) 2003   GERMANY WORTMAN, SONKE    £19.99
 Set in the summer of 1954 when the West German team won the World World Cup and the country finally emerged
from the shadow of the Second World War.


FULL LIST OF GERMAN DVDS AVAILABLE AT http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/german-films-on-dvd

LIST OF ADDITIONS FILMS NOTES AND TEACHING RESOURCES AT http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/online-resources-listed-by-film


SPANISH/LATIN AMERICAN DVDS

LOS ABRAZOS ROTOS/BROKEN EMBRACES/ (15) 2009 SPAIN ALMODÓVAR,PEDRO £19.99
   Almodovar  tells a twisting tale of  how a blind writer came to loose his sight.
COMO AGUA PARA CHOCOLATE/LIKE WATER FOR CHOCOLATE (15) MEXICO 1993 ARAU, ALFONSO     £15.99
 Mexico’s biggest international hit, based on Laura Esquivel’s novel, it’s a  captivating comic fairy tale of  romance, repression, revolution and cooking.
EL ESPINAZO DEL DIABLO/DEVIL’S BACKBONE (15) SPAIN  2001 DEL TORO, GUILERMON    £19.99  
 Set in an orphanage during the Spanish Civil War which is haunted by a decomposing spirit.  
EL ESPÍRITU DE LA COLMENA/SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE (PG) SPAIN 1973 ERICE, VICTOR            £19.99
  A  remote Spanish village in the 1940’s a child becomes obsessed  by the  good-bad monster  in the  film Frankenstein.  Victor Erice’s 
impressive film cloaks its political  message in allegory.
EL LABERINTO DEL FAUNO/PANS LABYRINTH (15) 2006 SPAIN    TORO,  GUILLERMO DEL         £17.99
 An adult fairy tale set in 1944  Spain,  where both fantasy and reality are sinister and malevolent.
LA LENGUA DE LAS MARIPOSAS/BUTTERFLY’S TONGUE (15) 1999  SPAIN  JOSE LUIS CUERDA   £19.99  
 A school boys friendship with his teacher is tested with the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War.
MARIA LLENA ERES DE GRACIA/MARIA FULL OF GRACE (15) 2004 COLOMBIA  MARSTON, JOSHUA     £17.99
 Thriller about a Colombia 17 years old who becomes involved in smuggling drugs to the USA.    
LA PIEL QUE HABITO/THE SKIN I LIVE IN (18) SPAIN ALMODÓVAR, PEDRO    £19.99
    Antonio Banderas plays a plastic surgeon whose attempts to cultivate a new form of human skin have led to years of experimentation
on a woman, Vera.   But as the story of Vera's past emerges, it becomes clear that the surgeon  has a questionable agenda of his own as
he manipulates her face and body for his own purposes.
TALK TO HER (15) SPAIN 2002  SPAIN  ALMODOVAR,  PEDRO      £19.99
    The film follows four characters who meet by chance in a  private clinic.     
TAMBIÉN LA LLUVIA/EVEN THE RAIN (15) 2012  SPAIN     BOLLAÍN, ICIAR        £14.99
    Spanish actress, writer and director Icíar Bollaín directs this political docu-drama about an international film crew that arrives in rural Bolivia to
make a film about Christopher Columbus.
TODO SOBRE MI MADRE/ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER (15)    1999 SPAIN  ALMODOVAR,  PEDRO      £19.99
   On the death of her son a single mother goes to find the boys father, a transvestite named Lola who does not know he had a child
VIRIDIANA (15) MEXICO 1961 B/W   LUIS BUNUEL     £19.99
    Bunuel’s masterwork packed with black humour, anticlericism and scathing satire.
VOCES INOCENTES/INNOCENT VOICES  (12)   2004 MEXICO    MANDOKI, LUIS   £19.99
  Set in El Salvador in the 1980s, an eleven-year-old boy who suddenly becomes the’man of the house’ after his father
abandons the family in the middle of a civil war
VOLVER (15)  2006 SPAIN   ALMODOVAR, PEDRO        £19.99
     After her death, a mother returns as a ghost,  to fix a family situations she couldn’t resolve during her life.


FULL LIST OF SPANISH/LATIN AMERICAN DVDS AVAILABLE AT http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/spanish-latin-american-films-on-dvd

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