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MK2 Productions

Works: 372 works in 1,241 publications in 7 languages and 34,790 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Comedy films  Silent films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Biographical films  Romance films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Distributor, Producer, Publisher, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about MK2 Productions
Publications by MK2 Productions
Most widely held works by MK2 Productions
Trois couleurs, blanc Three colors, white by Krzysztof Kieślowski( visu )
104 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,359 libraries worldwide
Krzysztof Kieslowski's trilogy of the human condition in contemporary French society, with each film drawing its theme from a color in the French flag: liberty (Bleu), equality (Blanc) and fraternity (Rouge)
Modern times by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 2,255 libraries worldwide
A hapless factory worker cracks under the strain of his job and is sent off in a paddy wagon. He then finds himself unemployed, on the streets of Depression America, where he befriends a young woman fleeing childcare authorities, and they embark on a misadventure-filled search for happiness
City lights a comedy romance in pantomime by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 1,465 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 Claude Chabrol( visu )
26 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,221 libraries worldwide
Emma Bovary is a woman possessed by a burning hunger for life and love--and a passion that can never be fulfilled. Feeling trapped in a loveless marriage, Emma indulges herself in a lifestyle of reckless overspending and a series of shocking affairs which threaten to destroy her and everyone around her
Au revoir les enfants by Louis Malle( visu )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,144 libraries worldwide
Set during World War II, a French boy at a Catholic boarding school befriends a new student and discovers that the school officials are hiding him from the Nazis because he is Jewish
The great dictator by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
15 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,106 libraries worldwide
Dans les années 1930, la Tomagne est sous le contrôle du dictateur Adenold Hynkel qui rêve de domination mondiale. Dans le quartier juif de la capitale vit un barbier qui ressemble comme un frère au dictateur. Grâce au fait que, pendant la guerre, il a sauvé la vie à un aviateur devenu depuis un des hommes importants du régime, le barbier est pour un temps à l'abri des persécutions, mais il est enfermé dans un camp de concentration lorsque son protecteur tombe en disgrâce. Les deux hommes arrivent à s'évader et le jeu des circonstances amène le barbier à être pris pour le dictateur et à prononcer un discours à sa place. Le matériel additionnel contient un documentaire "The tramp and the dictator" qui établit un parallèle entre les vies de Chaplin et d'Adolf Hitler, un court métrage sur les coulisses du tournage et "Charlie the Barber" (1919), un court métrage de Charlie Chaplin qui lui a inspiré son chef-d'oeuvre de 1940
Copie conforme by Abbas Kiarostami( visu )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 943 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
Chocolat by Claire Denis( visu )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in French and English and held by 877 libraries worldwide
A young French woman returns to Cameroon with memories of her childhood in the last days before the country's independence
The circus by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 833 libraries worldwide
A tramp fleeing the police takes refuge in a circus, becomes a clown by accident, and falls for an equestrienne
L'heure d'été by Olivier Assayas( visu )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and held by 813 libraries worldwide
The divergent paths of three adult siblings collide when their mother, heiress to an exceptional 19th century art collection, dies suddenly
La pianiste The piano teacher by Michael Haneke( visu )
30 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in French and German and held by 776 libraries worldwide
The story of Erika, a middle-aged classical piano instructor who is trapped between her rigid passion for music and her suffocating home life. She escapes her life with nightly voyeuristic wanderings and self-inflicted masochistic experiments
On the road by Walter Salles( visu )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 749 libraries worldwide
Tras la muerte de su padre, Sal Paradise, un neoyorquino que aspira a ser escritor, conoce a Dean un ex-presidiario de un encanto arrollador y casado con la seductora Marylou. Sal y Dean se hacen amigos al instante. Sedientos de libertad y decididos a huir de la rutina y la monotonía, emprenden un viaje hacia el sur con Marylou. La película describe este viaje desenfrenado ambientado a finales de la década de 1940
Bad ma ra khahad bord The wind will carry us by Abbas Kiarostami( visu )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in Persian and English and held by 706 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
La double vie de Veronique The double life of Véronique by Krzysztof Kieślowski( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 648 libraries worldwide
Two women, complete strangers, are strangely linked to each other in this film that ponders the nature of intuition and the metaphysical connections between people. Weronika is a deeply spiritual Polish soprano and her double is Véronique, a more earthy French music teacher. Each senses the other and is affected by each other's experiences, though they have no conscious knowledge of a double's existence
Code inconnu récit incomplet de divers voyages = Code unknown : incomplete tales of several journeys by Michael Haneke( visu )
24 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 636 libraries worldwide
On a bustling Paris streetcorner, four separate lives intersect, setting into motion a stunning film by acclaimed filmmaker, Michael Haneke. Carefully interweaving the stories of Anne, a promising actress, her photojournalist boyfriend Georges, a young teacher of African descent and a Romanian illegal immigrant, Haneke crafts a compelling portrait of life in a fractured, lonely world. As these divergent stories gradually unfold, the seemingly unrelated lives prove to have very much in common, as they struggle for love and acceptance in a society of locked doors and cold stares. DVD
Le dernier métro by François Truffaut( visu )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in French and English and held by 621 libraries worldwide
Paris, 1942. Lucas Steiner is a Jew who feels compelled to leave the country in order to survive the German occupation during WWII. His wife Marion is an actress and a member of the Resistance who goes on to direct the theater for him. She tries to keep the theater alive by rehearsing a new play. She hires Bernard Granger for the leading role. The troupe believes that the show must go on no matter the circumstances. But Lucas never left the country, he is actually hiding in the basement
Merci pour le chocolat Nightcap by Claude Chabrol( visu )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in French and held by 573 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?
Une affaire de femmes Story of women by Claude Chabrol( visu )
18 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in French and Italian and held by 543 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
The kid by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 521 libraries worldwide
Widely regarded as one of Chaplin's finest works, Charlie Chaplin stars as The Tramp, a conman who adopts a boy given away by his mother. The 2 dodge and dive around the city narrowly avoiding the law in a life of haphazard criminality. When the boys mother puts up a reward for her son, The Tramp finds he is betrayed by all and the boy is taken from him
Paranoid Park by Gus Van Sant( visu )
10 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 519 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
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Marin Karmitz - MK2.
MK2 diffusion
MK2 (Firm)
MK2 Paryż.
MK2 productions
French (260)
English (74)
Persian (18)
Italian (6)
German (5)
Polish (1)
Spanish (1)
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