Saturday, October 25, 2008

This week on the new book truck

Mongol R
“The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan who was a slave before going on to conquer half the world including Russia in 1206.”— The subtitle of the film is The Rise to Power of Genghis Khan and that is exactly what it is. Oscar nomination as Best Foreign Film. In Mongolian.

4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days NR
“Drama about a woman who assists her friend to arrange an illegal abortion in 1980's Romania.”— Winner of the 2007 Palme D’Or at Cannes this is an intriguing look at Romania under Ceausescu. In Romanian.

Flight of the Red Balloon NR
“A little boy and his baby-sitter inhabit the same imaginary world: through their adventures they are followed by a strange red balloon.”— This film was inspired by the 1956 classic, The Red Balloon. In French.

Dance of the Dead R
“On the night of the big High-School Prom, the dead rise to eat the living, and the only people who can stop them are the losers who couldn't get dates to the dance.”— To help you get ready for Halloween.

Man with the Screaming Brain NR
This was a freebie and it had the best cover ever! Campy sci-fi starring Bruce Campbell. Need I say more?

Strangers R
“A young couple staying in an isolated vacation home are terrorized by three unknown assailants.”— Another film to help you prepare for Halloween. Stars Liv Tyler.

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