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  • Film, Video
    [The centaurs--excerpts]
    Fragments from The centaurs
    A half human-half horse boy and girl meet and fall in love. They have a baby and go home to their parents for a happy reunion.
    • Contributor: McCay, Winsor - McCay, John - Fitzsimmons, John A. - Rialto Productions - Afi/Cinémathèque Canadienne Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1921
  • Film, Video
    Kuññāt̲t̲akkiḷikaḷ /
    Kunjattakkilikal Catalog Record Only
    The movie casts Soman as the authoritarian father of Balakrishnan (Played by Mohanlal) and his elder brother Ramachandran. The elder one rebels against tradition and marries a working class girl and dies leaving behind four children of his whom Mohanlal takes to his home. A tutorial mistress arrives with whom Mohanlal falls in love. Her greedy parents disapprove because they want her to marry ...
    • Date: 2000
  • Film, Video
    Kanyādāna Catalog Record Only The story of a joint family of three brothers from Bakulpur, a fictional town in Assam, India. The young son of the family falls in love with a girl from a rich family. The father of the girl opposes the marriage, but the boy's family welcome her. Ultimately the daughter wins over her father and marries the young brother.
    • Contributor: Baruwā, Munina - Gārga, Jubina - H.K. Music & Music Makers (Firm) - Lc Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video
    Nanna prītiya huḍugi /
    Nanna preetiya hudugi Catalog Record Only
    Originally released theatrically in 2001. Love story between teenagers (Puttu and Chinnu) in American university campus. Puttu has been awarded scholarship to study in the United States. He meets a Kannada girl in his batch and then they fall in love with each other. Chinnu's father, an established businessman in the United States, does not approve her friendship with Puttu. Eventually they are united, ...
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video
    Resise ahavah
    רסיסי אהבה | Resisey ahavah | Obsession Catalog Record Only
    "1968. A woman's journey into self-destruction, humiliation, and violence, as a result of her husband's infidelity. The story takes place in an old Sephardic neighborhood in Jerusalem and is told through the eyes of six-year-old Micha who does not speak one word yet sees everything. Malka uses every available method to win back her husband, from consultations with rabbis to witchcraft. As her mental ...
    • Contributor: Nissimoff, Riki Shelach - Notrika, Nisim - Lazarov, Yehezkel - Amsalem, Raimond - Vinograd, Itay - Lubliner, Dory - Gedaliah, Amir - Ederi, Moshe - Edery, Leon - United King Films (Firm) - Nmc United Entertainment (Firm) - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    Unstrung heroes / Catalog Record Only His beloved mother dying, and his difficult father even more distraught and distant, twelve-year-old Steven Lidz runs off to live with his two wildly eccentric uncles. Baffled by the tragedy in his life, Steven finds solace in the idiosyncrasies of his uncles' strange and wonderful world and begins the journey to adulthood.
    • Date: 1995
  • Film, Video
    La belle et la bête = Beauty and the beast /
    Beauty and the beast | Jean Cocteau's Beauty and the beast | Beauty & the beast Catalog Record Only
    A merchant has three daughters, all of whom are beautiful, but only one, Belle, combines goodness with loveliness. Caught in a storm, he takes refuge in an old castle. The next day, a hideous monster appears, berates him for his ingratitude and says he must die. The merchant begs to see his children and the beast relents but insists he must return in a ...
    • Date: 1946
  • Film, Video
    Ghara saṃsāra
    Ghar sansar Catalog Record Only
    Story of a difficult love story between a man and a woman. The man looses his job and is unable to support the family, while the woman survived on her meagre earnings. The man suspected his wife was having an affair, so he left and established himself elsewhere. The shared love for their daughter finally united them.
    • Contributor: Ṭhākura, Śiwa Prasāda - Baruwā, Munina - Basanta-Maṇika (Musical Group) - Balaji Video (Firm) - Lc Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video
    Vanya on 42nd Street /
    Vanya 42nd/WS | Vanya | Uncle Vanya Catalog Record Only
    A group of actors, directed by André Gregory, run through a reading of Chekhov's Uncle Vanya inside the dilapidated New Amsterdam Theater in New York City. The play concerns an extended family and is set on Serebryakov's estate, a retired professor who gained the land from his first wife. Content as an absentee landlord while his daughter, Sonya, and brother-in-law, Vanya, run the estate, ...
    • Date: 1994
  • Film, Video
    You can't take it with you /
    Frank Capra's You can't take it with you Catalog Record Only
    Alice Sycamore has to introduce the family of her fiance, Tony Kirby, to her own family. The Kirby's are wealthy, stuffy family of great self-importance, while the Sycamore's are a collection of good-hearted lunatics. When the two families come together, lifestyle and philosophy collide head-on. Alice Sycamore and Tony's relationship breaks up, when during a dinner at her home, the house is raided by ...
    • Date: 1938
  • Film, Video
    Just married : marriage was only the begning Catalog Record Only Two strangers become companions for life after an arranged marriage, and go on a honeymoon in Ooty. There they discover the obvious awkwardness that any couple who don't really know one another feel when it comes to consummating their new relationship.
    • Contributor: Gulzar, Meghna - Nandy, Pritish - Pritam - Khan, Fardeen - Kher, Kiron - Shah, Satish - Dev, Mukul - Zutshi, Raj - Super Cassettes Industries (New Delhi, India) - Pritish Nandy Communications - Lc Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    Dārucini Dvīpa /
    Daru Cheeni Dip Catalog Record Only
    The story revolves around a group of urban young boys and girls from Dhaka city planning to take a trip together to the St. Martin Islands, off the Bay of Bengal Coast in Bangladesh. The story also deals with the problems and reactions they face in their respective families, with special reference to their relationships with their fathers.
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    Kakā deutāra ghara jom̐wāi /
    Kokadewtar ghar jowain Catalog Record Only
    A romance film of love, coincidence and synchronicity.
    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video
    Hr̥daẏara ām̐re ām̐re /
    Hridayar are are Catalog Record Only
    Drama of love and a romantic Assamese film.
    • Date: 2003
  • Film, Video
    Intermezzo, a love story /
    Intermezzo Catalog Record Only
    LP9228 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Selznick International Pictures, Inc.; 10Nov39; LP9228. Copyright notice on disc jacket (for renewal): American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. ; 1967. Copyright notice on disc jacket (for packaging): CBS/Fox Video ; 1986. Title taken from film and New York times film reviews, 10/6/39. Short title on disc jacket and label, and in Copyright catalog. Music director, Lou Forbes ; associate producer, ...
    • Date: 1986
  • Film, Video
    al-Ḥubb sanat 70
    الحب سنة 70 | Ḥubb sanat sabʻīn | Love in the 70's | Amour années 70 Catalog Record Only
    "Sherif (Ahmed Ramzy) is a womanizer famous for his amorous affairs despite his love for his fiancee, Nora (Nelly). His cousin Mohsen (Mohamed Awad), a simple peasant, pays him a visit and is impressed by his glamorous life. Will Mohsen lose his own innocence by adopting his cousin's way of life, or will the purity of Mohsen overcome, and change his cousin's life?"--Back of ...
    • Date: 2001
  • Film, Video
    Dāga /
    Daag Catalog Record Only
    Story of sibling rivalry between two brothers where the elder one is jealous and temperamental but loves his brother dearly. He loves a girl whom his younger brother also loves, and unaware of his elder brother's feelings they plan to marry. The elder brother attempts to murder him, but is unsuccessful. He kills himself out of overwhelming guilt.
    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video
    Anjane mein /
    Anajāne meṃ Catalog Record Only
    Family drama.
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    Kakā deutā, nāti āru hātī / Catalog Record Only A grandfather has deep attachment with his grandson who stays in his house with his mother, a widow, and a young girl who is a prospective bride for the grandson and loves him. The rich grandfather lives in a countryside village in Assam, India and owns an elephant which is traditionally regarded as a symbol of wealth and social status. As the boy goes ...
    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video
    Kasis Road / Catalog Record Only Kasis Road lies just outside of town. It is a world of corrugated iron shacks, dirt roads, no electricity, fatherless children and gangs of aimless young men like Tony. Tony and his friends enjoy their freedom until he gets Rachel pregnant.
    • Date: 1997
  • Film, Video
    Aur pyar ho gaya /
    Sohail Maklai's Aur pyar ho gaya Catalog Record Only
    The Kapoors are a wealthy family. There is grandpa Kapoor, grandma Kapoor, their son Kailashnath Kapoor, and his daughter Ashi. As Ashi has come of age the Kapoors are now on the look-out for a suitable groom. They meet with the Malhotras as Mr. Malhotra has been a childhood friend of Kailashnath and his wife. Their son, Rohit Malhotra has also come of age ...
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    La belle et la bête = Beauty and the beast /
    Beauty and the beast | Jean Cocteau's Beauty and the beast | Beauty & the beast Catalog Record Only
    A merchant has three daughters, all of whom are beautiful, but only one, Belle, combines goodness with loveliness. Caught in a storm, he takes refuge in an old castle. The next day, a hideous monster appears, berates him for his ingratitude and says he must die. The merchant begs to see his children and the beast relents but insists he must return in a ...
    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video
    Sāta pāke bān̐dhā /
    Sat pake bandha | Marriage vows Catalog Record Only
    Story of love, marriage, separation and longing between a rich girl and a poor man interspersed with divisive factors contributed by close relations of the bride and other circumstances.
    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video
    A romance of Happy Valley / Catalog Record Only An ambitious young farm boy leaves his family and his devoted young love behind to forge his success in the big city. But when he returns seven years later, he meets his biggest challenge yet. Can he rescue his family from financial failure and rekindle his old love?
    • Date: 1997
  • Film, Video
    The birdcage / Catalog Record Only The story of a middle-aged gay couple's comic encounter with a self-righteously straight and conservative family: Armand and Albert reluctantly accept young Val's intention to marry the daughter of a conservative Senator, but when the fiancee's family comes to visit, the whole household is turned upside down.
    • Date: 1996
  • Film, Video
    Ḍuba sān̐tāra /
    In too deep Catalog Record Only
    Renu is a simple girl from a middle class family. Her dreams and desires get buried under her family responsibilities and struggle. To earn the livelihood of her family on one hand she fights with the outside world, on the other hand she becomes the eyes of her blind brother. She falls in love which dragged her life towards destruction. Even if broken in ...
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    Pyaar kiya to darna kya
    Pyāra kiyā to ḍaranā kyā Catalog Record Only
    Muskaan is an attractive, talented and eligible young girl. She receives many proposals of marriage from many eligible young men and/or their families. But her picky brother, Vishaal, rejects them all one by one as his terms and conditions of his future brother-in-law are very physically strenuous. When Muskaan falls in love with Suraj Khanna, she introduces him to her family, and Vishaal puts ...
    • Contributor: Khan, Sohail - Walia, Bunty - Dharmendra - Khan, Salman - Khan, Arbaaz - Jatin-Lalit (Musical Group) - G. S. Entertainments (Firm) - Super Cassettes Industries (New Delhi, India) - Lc Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    Kabhi khushi kabhie gham / Catalog Record Only Rahul falls in love with the peppy Anjali which displeases his father, Yash, who wants him to marry the more suitable Naina. After a falling out, Yash and Rahul refuse to have anything to do with one another, a situation that brings anguish to their kin. Pooja, Anjali's sister, joins forces with Rahul's brother Rohan to reunite the shattered family.
    • Date: 2003