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MK2 Productions

Overview
Works: 464 works in 1,089 publications in 5 languages and 32,159 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  Road films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Fiction  Dark comedy films  Silent films 
Roles: Distributor, Producer, Publisher
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
Modern times by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 2,111 libraries worldwide
An imaginative, often slapstick satire on the alienating and disruptive effects of mass production and automation. Charlie Chaplin, in his last portrayal of his famous character the Tramp, goes from a factory worker to jailbird to night watchman to singing waiter, beset on all fronts by bad luck, misunderstandings, and unfortunate circumstances beyond his control. Befriended only by a lovely but wild street waif, he labors against all odds to make a life for himself. Primarily a silent film with music, sound effects, and some spoken and sung dialogue
Trois couleurs. Three colors. Red by Krzysztof Kieślowski( visu )
39 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in French and held by 1,344 libraries worldwide
A seductive story of forbidden love and the unknowable mystery of coincidence as a young model meets an unusual stranger
City lights a comedy romance in pantomime by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 1,321 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 )
23 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,258 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 Goodbye, children by Louis Malle( visu )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,079 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 )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,003 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
Chocolat by Claire Denis( visu )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in French and English and held by 902 libraries worldwide
A memoir of life in colonial Africa in the 1950's, as seen through the eyes of the young daughter of a French official
L'heure d'été by Olivier Assayas( visu )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and held by 786 libraries worldwide
The divergent paths of three adult siblings collide when their mother, heiress to an exceptional 19th century art collection, dies suddenly
Trois couleurs by Krzysztof Kieślowski( visu )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in French and English and held by 715 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
Trois couleurs, blanc Three colors, white ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in French and held by 705 libraries worldwide
Mysterious tale of a man whose life disintegrates when his beautiful wife of six months deserts him. Forced to begin anew, he rebuilds his life, only to plan a dangerous scheme of vengeance against her
Monsieur Verdoux a comedy of murders by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 688 libraries worldwide
In this dark comedy first released during WWII, Henri Vedoux, played by Charlie Chaplin, supports his family by first marrying, and then killing wealthy widows. On another level the film is an indictment of war in which mass murder is legalized, celebrated and paraded. "Killing is the enterprise by which your system prospers," Verdoux says. "As a mass killer, I am an amateur by comparison."
Copie conforme Certified Copy ( visu )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in French and held by 635 libraries worldwide
What seems at first to be a straightforward tale of two people getting to know each other over the course of an afternoon gradually reveals itself as something richer, stranger, and trickier: a mind-bending reflection on authenticity, in art as well as in relationships. Both cerebrally and emotionally engaging, reminds us that love itself is an enigma
La double vie de Veronique The double life of Véronique by Krzysztof Kieślowski( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Polish and French and held by 627 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
On the road by Walter Salles( visu )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 613 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
Bad ma ra khahad bord The wind will carry us by Abbas Kiarostami( visu )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in Persian and held by 606 libraries worldwide
A group of men from the city traverse the rural Iranian countryside, looking for the village of Siah Dareh, following directions such as "turn left at the big tree on top of the hill," seemingly lost. The driver, respectfully called "Engineer" by the villagers, is in this remote location to record a funeral ritual that will follow the death of a woman reputed to be more than 100 years old. As he waits and she rallies, he becomes a figure of some amusement in the valley--whenever his cell phone beeps, he charges to higher ground in his Land Rover in order to get proper reception. And as he waits to complete his task, he is transformed from a nosy outsider into a reverent observer, seeing all the transient beauty and eternal wonder of the human experience in one poor, small, rural village
Une affaire de femmes Story of women by Claude Chabrol( visu )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in French and held by 560 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
Le dernier métro Last metro by François Truffaut( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 556 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
Paranoid Park by Gus Van Sant( visu )
9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 538 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( visu )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 518 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 circus by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 449 libraries worldwide
"Charlot, pris pour un pickpocket, se réfugie dans un cirque, poursuivi par un policier. Arrivé sur la piste du cirque, il créé un fou-rire général. Il est aussitôt engagé par le directeur du cirque."--Internet
 
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Alternative Names
Marin Karmitz - MK2.
MK2 diffusion
MK2 (Firm)
MK2 Paryż.
MK2 productions
MK2 SA
MK2 TV
Languages
French (116)
English (57)
Persian (11)
Polish (2)
German (1)
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