Need some inspiration choosing a DVD from our collection? Below are the top 5 most borrowed World Movies from the Hurstville City Library Museum & Gallery collection.
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- A Royal Affair - Based on the book A royal affair by Bodil Steensen-Leth. This is an epic tale of a passionate and forbidden romance that changed an entire nation. Winner of the Best Actor and Best Screenplay awards at the Berlin Film Festival. Danish dialogue with English subtitles.
- Hannah Arendt - A brilliant biopic of the influential German-Jewish philosopher and political theorist. Arendt's reporting on the 1961 trial of ex-Nazi Adolf Eichmann in The New Yorker, controversial both for her portrayal of Eichmann and the Jewish councils, introduced her now-famous concept of the 'Banality of Evil'. German and English, with English subtitles and SDH.
- The Rocket - A boy who is believed to bring bad luck to everyone around him leads his family and two new friends through Laos to find a new home. After a calamity-filled journey through a land scarred by the legacy of war, to prove he's not bad luck he builds a giant rocket to enter the most exciting and dangerous competition of the year: the Rocket Festival. English subtitles.
- Mozart’s Sister - A re-imagined account of the early life of Maria Anna 'Nannerl' Mozart, five years older than Wolfgang and a musical prodigy in her own right. French with English subtitles.
- Lourdes - "In order to escape her isolation, wheelchair-bound Christine makes a life changing journey to Lourdes, the iconic site of pilgrimage in the Pyrenees Mountains."-- imdb database. French, Austrian and German with English subtitles.
The library has a great selection of World Movies to choose from. Next time you're in the library why not browse the collection. If you can’t wait to look through the shelves, you can always search our catalogue to see if we have any of your favourite World movie titles.