WorldCat Identities

MK2 Productions

Overview
Works: 492 works in 1,482 publications in 7 languages and 35,780 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  History  Silent films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Detective and mystery films  Romance films  War films 
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 )

82 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,949 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 )

26 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in English and held by 1,580 WorldCat member 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
City lights : a comedy romance in pantomime by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

23 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,340 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]
The great dictator by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

18 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaplin's first film with dialogue in which he is a modest unassuming proprietor of a small barber shop in the Jewish ghetto Tomania who is mistaken for the country's maniacal dictator, Adenoid Hynkel. Satire on Hitler
Madame Bovary by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

30 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in French and English and held by 1,101 WorldCat member 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
Chocolat by Claire Denis( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in French and English and held by 867 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
Copie conforme( Visual )

11 editions published in 2012 in French and English and held by 838 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
L'heure d'été by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home use only
On the road by Walter Salles( Visual )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 788 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
Monsieur Verdoux : a comedy of murders by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 748 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
La double vie de Veronique = The double life of Véronique by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 659 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. The two were born on the same day and each senses that somewhere there exists another person with whom their lives are intertwined
Bad ma ra khahad bord = The wind will carry us by Abbas Kiarostami( Visual )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in Persian and English and held by 611 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
Le dernier métro = The last metro( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 609 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in French and held by 562 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?
The gold rush by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaplin is a prospector who goes to Alaska in search of gold. During a storm, he becomes trapped in a cabin with another prospector and an outlaw. The outlaw goes out for help, but is killed in an avalanche. Out of food and on the brink of starvation, the other prospector has visions of Chaplin as his next meal but Chaplin manages to keep himself from becoming dinner. Surviving all this, Chaplin goes on to fall in love with a Yukon dance hall girl
Une affaire de femmes = Story of women by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in French and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this chilling recreation of a real-life criminal case, Isabelle Huppert plays Marie Latour, a beautiful and childish woman whose life and destiny are changed when she performs an abortion for a distraught neighbor during World War II
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 )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 497 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
10 by Abbas Kiarostami( Visual )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in Persian and Spanish and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abbas Kiarostami : 10 on Ten: In this documentary, Kiarostami gives an in-depth interview that is a seminar on Kiarostami-style film making
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
City lights : a comedy romance in pantomime
Alternative Names
Marin Karmitz - MK2.

MK2 diffusion

MK2 (Firm)

MK2 (Firma)

MK2 Paryż.

MK2 productions

MK2 SA

MK2 TV

Languages
French (189)

English (108)

Persian (38)

Polish (14)

Italian (2)

German (1)

Spanish (1)

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City lights : a comedy romance in pantomimeMadame BovaryChocolatL'heure d'étéBad ma ra khahad bord = The wind will carry usThe gold rush