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MK2 Productions

Overview
Works: 482 works in 1,298 publications in 6 languages and 34,573 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Silent films  Biographical films  War films  Personal narratives  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Distributor, Producer, prn, Publisher, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about MK2 Productions
Publications by MK2 Productions
Most widely held works by MK2 Productions
Trois couleurs. Three colors. Red by Krzysztof Kieślowski( visu )
44 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in French and English and held by 2,098 libraries worldwide
A stunning young model Valentine, accidentally runs over a dog. She returns the injured animal to his indifferent owner, who leads her down a path of intrigue and whose past reveals an astonishing link to her destiny
Modern times by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,487 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( visu )
17 editions published between 1931 and 2016 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 )
27 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,176 libraries worldwide
Bored with her confined life in 19th century France, a woman runs up ruinous debts and has adulterous affairs. When her excessive life catches up with her, she resorts to suicide as her final means of escape
Au revoir les enfants by Louis Malle( visu )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,159 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 )
16 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,122 libraries worldwide
In Chaplin's first talkie, he plays the duel role of dictator Adenoid Hynkel and a Jewish barber who is a dead-ringer look-alike for der Nutsie...and who thwarts his plans for world domination
Trois couleurs by Krzysztof Kieślowski( visu )
25 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in French and English and held by 1,027 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
Copie conforme by Abbas Kiarostami( visu )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 962 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 880 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
The Pianist by Roman Polanski( visu )
31 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in French and German and held by 835 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
L'heure d'été = Summer hours by Olivier Assayas( visu )
16 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and held by 823 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( visu )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 765 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( visu )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in Polish and French and held by 751 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. The two were born on the same day and each senses that somewhere there exists another person with whom their lives are intertwined
Monsieur Verdoux : a comedy of murders by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
9 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 744 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
Le dernier métro = The last metro by François Truffaut( visu )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in French and English and held by 630 libraries worldwide
A story of love and adventure set in the milieu of the theatre during the German occupation of Paris in 1942. The theatre continues to operate amid Gestapo agents, black-marketeers, resistance fighters and Nazi collaborators
Bad ma ra khahad bord = The wind will carry us by Abbas Kiarostami( visu )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in Persian and English and held by 626 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
Merci pour le chocolat = Nightcap by Claude Chabrol( visu )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in French and held by 608 libraries worldwide
The lives of Mika and her husband, celebrated pianist Andre Polonski, are interrupted by the unexpected arrival of Jeanne, a young woman who has learned that she might have been switched at birth with Polonski's son in the hospital. Also a pianist, Jeanne speculates that she may be Andre's daughter. Her suspicions further aroused by Mika's behavior, Jeanne begins the dangerous task of unraveling a dark web of family secrets and lies
Une affaire de femmes = Story of women by Claude Chabrol( visu )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in French and held by 538 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 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 512 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
Paranoid Park by Gus Van Sant( visu )
10 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 512 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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Alternative Names
Marin Karmitz - MK2.
MK2 diffusion
MK2 (Firm)
MK2 Paryż.
MK2 productions
MK2 SA
MK2 TV
Languages
French (211)
English (74)
Persian (17)
Polish (7)
German (3)
Italian (3)
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