WorldCat Identities

MK2 Productions

Overview
Works: 446 works in 1,384 publications in 7 languages and 34,770 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  History  Silent films  Historical films  Biographical films  Romance films  Personal narratives  Biography 
Roles: Distributor, Producer, prn, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by MK2 Productions
Trois couleurs. Three colors. Red by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

81 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First part of Kieslowski's trilogy on France's national motto: Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity. A young woman is left devastated by the unexpected death of her husband and child. She retreats from the world around her, but is soon reluctantly drawn into an ever-widening web of lies and passion as the dark, secret life of her husband begins to unravel
Modern times by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

25 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in English and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hapless factory worker cracks under the strain of his job and runs amok. Unemployed on the streets of Depression America, he joins forces with a young woman fleeing the childcare authorities, and they embark on a misadventure-filled search for happiness
City lights : a comedy romance in pantomime by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

20 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Résumé: Comédie sentimentale. Un vagabond reçoit d'un millionnaire, à qui il a sauvé la vie, l'argent nécessaire à une opération pour une jeune amie aveugle. [(c) Médiafilm]. Contient, entre autres, plusieurs courts métrages sur la réalisation de ce film et une galerie de photos. [SDM]
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert( Visual )

29 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MPAA rating: PG-13
Au revoir les enfants by Louis Malle( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells a heartbreaking story of friendship and devastating loss between two boys living in Nazi-occupied France. At a provincial Catholic boarding school, the precocious youths enjoy true comaraderie, until a secret is revealed. Based on events from writer-director Louis Malle's own childhood, the film is an observed tale of courage, cowardice and tragic awakening
The great dictator by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

18 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Chaplin's first talkie, he plays the dual role of dictator Adenoid Hynkel and a Jewish barber who is a dead-ringer look-alike for Nutsie ... and who thwarts his plans for world domination
Copie conforme by Abbas Kiarostami( Visual )

30 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Tuscany to promote his latest book, a middle-aged British writer meets a French woman who leads him to the village of Lucignano. While there, a chance question reveals something deeper
The Pianist by Roman Polanski( Visual )

35 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in French and German and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erika is a loner. A middle aged piano teacher of some repute, she is unmarried, living with her mother in a small apartment in Vienna, her days an unending round of conservatory students, rehearsals, and dinner in front of the television. Her sex life consists of visits to sex shops and voyeurism. When she becomes involved with a student who has become infatuated with her, she tries to share her obsessions with him--with tragic results
Chocolat by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in French and English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman returns to Cameroon to trace her past. Soon the sights, sounds and smells sweep her back to her childhood and memories of the people who populated her youth
L'heure d'été = Summer hours by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The divergent paths of three adult siblings collide when their mother, heiress to an exceptional 19th century art collection, dies suddenly
On the road by Walter Salles( Visual )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traveling cross-country, young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly
La double vie de Veronique = The double life of Véronique by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in Polish and French and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weronika is a Polish choir soprano, and her double, Véronique, is a French music teacher. Though they are unknown to each other, the two women share an enigmatic, purely emotional bond
Monsieur Verdoux : a comedy of murders by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

12 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaplin is a twentieth-century Bluebeard, an enigmatic family man who goes to extreme lengths to support his wife and child, attempting to bump off a series of wealthy widows
Merci pour le chocolat = Nightcap by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in French and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mika is the couture-attired, oh-so-perfect head of a company that makes Swiss chocolate. Andre is her suave concert-pianist husband whose first wife died years ago in a mysterious car acident. How is it then that Andre's teenage son has no musical talent, while the stunning Jeanne, who shares his birthday, is already a world-class pianist? And why does Mika insist that everyone sip the hot chocolate she prepares each evening?
Le dernier métro = The last metro by François Truffaut( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in French and English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En París ocupado de los años cuarenta un grupo de actores intenta montar una obra de teatro escrita por un director de origen judío que se esconde en los sótanos
Bad ma ra khahad bord = The wind will carry us by Abbas Kiarostami( Visual )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in Persian and English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A city engineer and his (unseen) colleagues travel to a remote village, apparently to await the death of an old woman there. During his stay he encounters various characters and befriends a young boy, who feeds him bread and information
Une affaire de femmes = Story of women by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in French and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To survive Nazi-occupied 1940's France, Marie turns to illegally aborting pregnancies for a hefty fee. As her income increases, Marie moves her family to a posh apartment. Completely seduced by her lifestyle, Marie ignores her shell-shocked husband Paul. Things take a disastrous turn after one of Marie's "customers" dies and her husband turns her over to the authorities. Inspired by the real-life of Marie-Louise Girard, who was executed in 1943 by the Vichy Government, who'd declared abortion as a Crime Against the State because it diminished the number of potential soldiers
Paranoid Park by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

11 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a young skateboarder accidentally kills a security guard in self-defense with his skateboard at Paranoid Park, he falls into a world of crime, guilt, and fear. He desperately attempts to get out as the investigation into the crime deepens
The kid by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una mujer londinense, sumamente pobre, se ve en la necesidad de abandonar a su hijo en una casa de millonarios, aunque por una serie de circunstancias el niño terminará siendo cuidado por un vagabundo que se convierte así en su padre. Cinco años después, y con la madre convertida en una popular cantante, el destino tratará de separarlos
The gold rush by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prospector trapped in a remote Alaskan cabin must keep from becoming another hungry prospector's dinner. Later, he falls in love with a dance hall queen
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
City lights : a comedy romance in pantomime
Alternative Names
Marin Karmitz - MK2.

MK2 diffusion

MK2 (Firm)

MK2 Paryż.

MK2 productions

MK2 SA

MK2 TV

Languages
French (244)

English (103)

Persian (17)

Polish (11)

German (3)

Italian (3)

Spanish (1)

Covers
City lights : a comedy romance in pantomimeMadame BovaryL'heure d'été = Summer hoursBad ma ra khahad bord = The wind will carry usThe gold rush