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The Wool Cap

Director: Steven Schachter Writer: William H. Macy, Jackie Gleason
Run time: 103 minutes Release date: 2004-11-20
Floor location: Drama Format: DVD
Production Countries: United States of America
Spoken Languages: English
This film, originally made for tv, stars William H. Macy as a mute superintendent of a apartment building that is falling apart who becomes the unwilling guardian to a young girl with a bit of an attitude. The film is an updated and Americanized version of the 1962 feature film Gigot starring Jackie Gleason, who also wrote the original story.

Word Wars

Director: Eric Chaikin, Julian Petrillo, Laela Kilbourn Writer:
Run time: 80 minutes Release date: 2004-05-28
Floor location: Documentary Format: DVD
Production Countries: United States of America
Spoken Languages: English
The classic board game, Scrabble, has been popular for decades. In addition, there are fanatics who devote heart and soul to this game to the expense of everything else. This film profiles a group of these enthusiasts as they converge for a Scrabble convention where the word game is almost a bloodsport.

Wordplay

Director: Patrick Creadon Writer: Patrick Creadon, Christine O'Malley
Run time: 94 minutes Release date: 2006-06-26
Floor location: Documentary Format: DVD
Production Countries:
Spoken Languages: English
From the masters who create the mind-bending diversions to the tense competition at the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, Patrick Creadon's documentary reveals a fascinating look at a decidedly addictive pastime. Creadon captures New York Times editor Will Shortz at work, talks to celebrity solvers -- including Bill Clinton and Ken Burns -- and presents an intimate look at the national tournament and its competitors.

The Words

Director: Brian Klugman, Lee Sternthal Writer: Brian Klugman, Lee Sternthal
Run time: 96 minutes Release date: 2012-09-07
Floor location: Drama Format: DVD
Production Countries: United States of America
Spoken Languages: Français, English
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The Words follows young writer Rory Jansen who finally achieves long sought after literary success after publishing the next great American novel. There's only one catch - he didn't write it. As the past comes back to haunt him and his literary star continues to rise, Jansen is forced to confront the steep price that must be paid for stealing another man's work, and for placing ambition and success above life's most fundamental three words.

Words and Pictures

Director: James Steuart, Ian Baker, Fred Schepisi, Karin Behrenz, Eddy Santos, Richard Cowan Writer: Gerald Di Pego
Run time: 111 minutes Release date: 2014-05-22
Floor location: Comedy Format: DVD
Production Countries: Australia, Canada, United States of America
Spoken Languages: English
An art instructor and an English teacher form a rivalry that ends up with a competition at their school in which students decide whether words or pictures are more important.

Words and Pictures

Director: James Steuart, Ian Baker, Fred Schepisi, Karin Behrenz, Eddy Santos, Richard Cowan Writer: Gerald Di Pego
Run time: 111 minutes Release date: 2014-05-22
Floor location: Comedy Format: DVD
Production Countries: Australia, Canada, United States of America
Spoken Languages: English
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An art instructor and an English teacher form a rivalry that ends up with a competition at their school in which students decide whether words or pictures are more important.

The Words

Director: Brian Klugman, Lee Sternthal Writer: Brian Klugman, Lee Sternthal
Run time: 96 minutes Release date: 2012-09-07
Floor location: Drama Format: DVD
Production Countries: United States of America
Spoken Languages: Français, English
The Words follows young writer Rory Jansen who finally achieves long sought after literary success after publishing the next great American novel. There's only one catch - he didn't write it. As the past comes back to haunt him and his literary star continues to rise, Jansen is forced to confront the steep price that must be paid for stealing another man's work, and for placing ambition and success above life's most fundamental three words.

Workaholics
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Air dates: 2011-04-06 to 2017-03-15
Episode length: 21 minutes
Floor location: Television Format: DVD
Production Countries: ,
Spoken Languages: en,
The misadventures of three recent college dropouts, roommates, and co-workers at a telemarketing company and their drug dealer.

Working Girl
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Director: Michael Ballhaus, Mike Nichols, Tim Galvin Writer: Kevin Wade
Run time: 114 minutes Release date: 1988-12-20
Floor location: Comedy Format: DVD
Production Countries: United States of America
Spoken Languages: Deutsch, English
Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but villainous boss breaks a leg skiing, Tess takes over her office, her apartment and even her wardrobe. She creates a deal with a handsome investment banker that will either take her to the top, or finish her off for good.

Working Girls

Director: Lizzie Borden, Judy Irola Writer: Lizzie Borden, Sandra Kay
Run time: 93 minutes Release date: 1986-05-28
Floor location: Drama Format: DVD
Production Countries: United States of America
Spoken Languages: English
A day in the life of several sex workers in an upscale Manhattan brothel. The film is a stark portrayal of the women, the male customers and the motivations of both. Watch as the madam manipulates her "girls". Watch as she answers the phone by saying "Hello John, what's new and different?" Watch as the "johns" try to manipulate the "girls". Part nudie exploitation, part sociological thesis.

The World
Original title: 世界

Director: Jia Zhangke, Nelson Yu Lik-wai Writer: Jia Zhangke
Run time: 143 minutes Release date: 2004-09-01
Floor location: Foreign Format: DVD
Production Countries: China, France, Japan
Spoken Languages: 普通话, English, Pусский
A young dancer, her security-guard boyfriend and others work at World Park, a bizarre cross-pollination of Las Vegas and Epcot Center where visitors can interact with famous international monuments without ever leaving the Bejing suburbs.

The World According to Garp

Director: Miroslav Ondříček, George Roy Hill Writer: John Irving, Steve Tesich
Run time: 136 minutes Release date: 1982-08-13
Floor location: Drama Format: DVD
Production Countries: United States of America
Spoken Languages: English
Based on the John Irving novel, this film chronicles the life of T S Garp, and his mother, Jenny. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself as a magnet for all manner of distressed women.

The World According to John Coltrane

Director: Robert Palmer, Toby Byron, Herb Forsberg Writer: Robert Palmer
Run time: 59 minutes Release date: 1990-01-01
Floor location: Format: DVD
Production Countries: Germany, Japan, United States of America
Spoken Languages: English
The World According to John Coltrane is a documentary film about saxophonist John Coltrane

The World According to Monsanto
Original title: Le Monde selon Monsanto

Director: Marie-Monique Robin Writer: Marie-Monique Robin
Run time: 108 minutes Release date: 2008-01-01
Floor location: Documentary Format: DVD
Production Countries:
Spoken Languages: Français, English
Monsanto is the world leader in genetically modified organisms (GMOs), as well as one of the most controversial corporations in industrial history. This century-old empire has created some of the most toxic products ever sold, including polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and the herbicide Agent Orange. Based on a painstaking investigation, The World According to Monsanto puts together the pieces of the company’s history, calling on hitherto unpublished documents and numerous first-hand accounts.

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The World at Their Feet

Director: Writer:
Run time: 60 minutes Release date:
Floor location: Documentary Format: DVD
Production Countries:
Spoken Languages:
This takes a look at the American team that brought women's soccer to the cover of Time magazine. From the World Cup's visit to China in 1990 to the record-setting final in 1999, this movie tells the story of these pioneering champions.

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