UCL CENTRE FOR LANGUAGES & INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION (CLIE)

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Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.

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Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.

A wacky inventor and his wife invite two other couples for a weekend party at a romantic summer house in the 1900s countryside.

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A wacky inventor and his wife invite two other couples for a weekend party at a romantic summer house in the 1900s countryside.

In 1990, to protect his fragile mother from a fatal shock after a long coma, a young man must keep her from learning that her beloved nation of East Germany as she knew it has disappeared.

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In 1990, to protect his fragile mother from a fatal shock after a long coma, a young man must keep her from learning that her beloved nation of East Germany as she knew it has disappeared.

When ordered by his father to avenge the death of his older brother, a young man questions the tradition of violence between two rival families.

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When ordered by his father to avenge the death of his older brother, a young man questions the tradition of violence between two rival families.

An English family relocates to sunny Greece in the months before WWII.

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An English family relocates to sunny Greece in the months before WWII.

  • Kundun

  • Martin Scorsese , 2010

From childhood to adulthood, Tibet\'s fourteenth Dalai Lama deals with Chinese oppression and other problems.

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From childhood to adulthood, Tibet\'s fourteenth Dalai Lama deals with Chinese oppression and other problems.

A young boy accidentally discovers a deep hole in the ground, where another boy is kept prisoner.

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A young boy accidentally discovers a deep hole in the ground, where another boy is kept prisoner.

Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised.

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Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised.

A headstrong young woman returns to New Orleans after the death of her estranged mother.

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A headstrong young woman returns to New Orleans after the death of her estranged mother.

A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist.

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A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist.

Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking website that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.

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Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking website that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.

German. A young woman steals $40,000 from her employer's client, and subsequently encounters a young motel proprietor too long under the domination of his mother.

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German. A young woman steals $40,000 from her employer's client, and subsequently encounters a young motel proprietor too long under the domination of his mother.

Having recently been uprooted to Milan, Rocco and his four brothers each look for a new way in life when a prostitute comes between Rocco and his brother Simone.

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Having recently been uprooted to Milan, Rocco and his four brothers each look for a new way in life when a prostitute comes between Rocco and his brother Simone.

  • Rocco et ses Frères (Rocco and His Brothers) (Please ask at Reception for DVD)

  • Luchino Visconti , 1960

Having recently been uprooted to Milan, Rocco and his four brothers each look for a new way in life when a prostitute comes between Rocco and his brother Simone.

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Having recently been uprooted to Milan, Rocco and his four brothers each look for a new way in life when a prostitute comes between Rocco and his brother Simone.

Determined to have a normal family life once his mother gets out of prison, a Scottish teenager from a tough background sets out to raise the money for a home.

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Determined to have a normal family life once his mother gets out of prison, a Scottish teenager from a tough background sets out to raise the money for a home.

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Mabel, a wife and mother, is loved by her husband Nick but her madness proves to be a problem in the marriage.

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Mabel, a wife and mother, is loved by her husband Nick but her madness proves to be a problem in the marriage.

An old man makes a long journey by tractor to mend his relationship with an ill brother.

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An old man makes a long journey by tractor to mend his relationship with an ill brother.

An undercover state cop who infiltrated a Mafia clan and a mole in the police force working for the same mob race to track down and identify each other before being exposed to the enemy.

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An undercover state cop who infiltrated a Mafia clan and a mole in the police force working for the same mob race to track down and identify each other before being exposed to the enemy.

  • A Kiss Before Dying (Macmillan Readers 5)

  • Ira Levin , Macmillan , 2005

It was nearly dark in the small room near the Stoddard University campus. The two people in the room that Sunday evening were both second-year students at the college. They were looking at each other in silence. The handsome young man was angry. His plans had been working so well. And now this news had come! But he wasn't going to show his anger. He turned, and he smiled at the young woman sitting on the bed.

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It was nearly dark in the small room near the Stoddard University campus. The two people in the room that Sunday evening were both second-year students at the college. They were looking at each other in silence. The handsome young man was angry. His plans had been working so well. And now this news had come! But he wasn't going to show his anger. He turned, and he smiled at the young woman sitting on the bed.

  • Alexander The Great (Penguin Readers 4)

  • Fiona Beddall , Penguin , 2004

Alexander the Great became king of Macedonia at the age of twenty. When he died, twelve years later, he ruled the biggest empire that the world had ever known. Many people died as he and his army fought their way east. But he became a hero to many others, and his achievements were extraordinary

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Alexander the Great became king of Macedonia at the age of twenty. When he died, twelve years later, he ruled the biggest empire that the world had ever known. Many people died as he and his army fought their way east. But he became a hero to many others, and his achievements were extraordinary

  • Bleak House (Macmillan Readers 6)

  • Charles Dickens , Macmillan , 2005

"Your mother, Esther, was your disgrace and you are hers." These words were Esther's earliest memory. But who was Esther's mother? What was the disgrace? And why did the ghost walk at Chesney Wold?

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"Your mother, Esther, was your disgrace and you are hers." These words were Esther's earliest memory. But who was Esther's mother? What was the disgrace? And why did the ghost walk at Chesney Wold?

  • Blood Ties (Penguin Readers 3)

  • Nigel Hinton , Penguin , 2000

Tom and his family are on Kirren Island. Vicky Rochester's family are there too. When Tom sees Vicky he's happy and excited. But strange and terrible things begin to happen. Tom's mother and father, and Vicky's parents… There's something wrong with them

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Tom and his family are on Kirren Island. Vicky Rochester's family are there too. When Tom sees Vicky he's happy and excited. But strange and terrible things begin to happen. Tom's mother and father, and Vicky's parents… There's something wrong with them

  • Brokeback Mountain

  • Annie Proulx , Harper Perennial , 2006

The inspiration behind 'Life of Pi' director Ang Lee's 'Brokeback Mountain' is one of the short stories to be found in this haunting collection of Wyoming tales. 'Brokeback Mountain' is set in the beautiful, wild landscape of Wyoming where cowboys live as they have done for generations. Hard, lonely lives in unforgiving country. Jack Twist and Ennis del Mar are two ranch hands, glad to have found each other's company where none had been expected. But companionship becomes something else on Brokeback Mountain, something not looked for - an intimacy neither can forget. 'Brokeback Mountain' was made into an Academy Award-winning film by Ang Lee, and starred Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Williams and Anne Hathaway.

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The inspiration behind 'Life of Pi' director Ang Lee's 'Brokeback Mountain' is one of the short stories to be found in this haunting collection of Wyoming tales. 'Brokeback Mountain' is set in the beautiful, wild landscape of Wyoming where cowboys live as they have done for generations. Hard, lonely lives in unforgiving country. Jack Twist and Ennis del Mar are two ranch hands, glad to have found each other's company where none had been expected. But companionship becomes something else on Brokeback Mountain, something not looked for - an intimacy neither can forget. 'Brokeback Mountain' was made into an Academy Award-winning film by Ang Lee, and starred Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Williams and Anne Hathaway.

  • Chance of a Lifetime (Penguin Readers 3)

  • Margaret Iggulden & Julia Allen , Penguin , 2000

Helen is traveling through Europe on her first job after university. It's a wonderful chance to travel and meet people - a chance of a lifetime. But what secrets are the other people on the trip hiding? And what does Helen discover about herself?

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Helen is traveling through Europe on her first job after university. It's a wonderful chance to travel and meet people - a chance of a lifetime. But what secrets are the other people on the trip hiding? And what does Helen discover about herself?

  • Cries from the Hear: Stories from Around the World (Oxford Bookworms 2)

  • Oxford University Press , Oxford University Press , 2008

From Botswana to New Zealand, from Jamaica to Nigeria, from Uganda to Malaysia, from India to South Africa, these moving stories show us that the human heart is the same in every place. Children, wives, mothers, husbands, friends all have the same feelings of fear and pain, happiness and sadness.

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From Botswana to New Zealand, from Jamaica to Nigeria, from Uganda to Malaysia, from India to South Africa, these moving stories show us that the human heart is the same in every place. Children, wives, mothers, husbands, friends all have the same feelings of fear and pain, happiness and sadness.

  • Frozen Pizza and other slices of life (Cambridge English Readers 6)

  • Antoinette Moses , Cambridge University Press , 2002

These highly enjoyable stories offer eight slices of life in England today. The themes covered include food, the media, immigration, student life, football hooliganism, inner-city problems, leisure activities and the countryside. Lively and amusing, these stories provide a fascinating picture of the country at the start of a new century

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These highly enjoyable stories offer eight slices of life in England today. The themes covered include food, the media, immigration, student life, football hooliganism, inner-city problems, leisure activities and the countryside. Lively and amusing, these stories provide a fascinating picture of the country at the start of a new century

  • Ghost Stories (Oxford Bookworms 5)

  • Rosemary Border , Oxford University Press , 1989

After dinner we turned the lights out and played 'hide-and-seek'. In the dark, I touched a hand, a very cold hand. Now, because of the game, I had to hide in the dark with . . . with this cold person - not speaking, not knowing who it was. Slowly the others found us, hid with us, until we were all there - all thirteen. Thirteen? But there were only twelve people in the house! We touched each other in the dark, counting. Thirteen. Quickly, nervously, I lit a match to see

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After dinner we turned the lights out and played 'hide-and-seek'. In the dark, I touched a hand, a very cold hand. Now, because of the game, I had to hide in the dark with . . . with this cold person - not speaking, not knowing who it was. Slowly the others found us, hid with us, until we were all there - all thirteen. Thirteen? But there were only twelve people in the house! We touched each other in the dark, counting. Thirteen. Quickly, nervously, I lit a match to see

  • Jamaica Inn (Penguin Readers 5)

  • Daphne du Maurier , Penguin , 1999

"Respectable people don't go to Jamaica Inn ... they're afraid." When her mother dies, Mary Yellan goes to live with her aunt and uncle at Jamaica Inn. Strange things happen there at night. Mary is not easily frightened but she slowly discovers that her uncle is involved in something more terrible than she had ever imagined.

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"Respectable people don't go to Jamaica Inn ... they're afraid." When her mother dies, Mary Yellan goes to live with her aunt and uncle at Jamaica Inn. Strange things happen there at night. Mary is not easily frightened but she slowly discovers that her uncle is involved in something more terrible than she had ever imagined.

  • Justice (Oxford Bookworms 3)

  • Tim Vicary , Oxford University Press , 2008

London: November. Terrorists blow up the Queen's coach outside Parliament. The Queen escapes, but five people are killed, and forty others badly hurt - ordinary, innocent people, like Alan Cole, the Queen's coachman, who loses his leg in the bombing. And for Alan and his daughter Jane there is more terror to come, in the search for the truth behind the bombing. Will the terrorists be caught and brought to justice?

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London: November. Terrorists blow up the Queen's coach outside Parliament. The Queen escapes, but five people are killed, and forty others badly hurt - ordinary, innocent people, like Alan Cole, the Queen's coachman, who loses his leg in the bombing. And for Alan and his daughter Jane there is more terror to come, in the search for the truth behind the bombing. Will the terrorists be caught and brought to justice?