WorldCat Identities

MK2 Productions

Overview
Works: 506 works in 1,546 publications in 7 languages and 35,998 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  History  Silent films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Romance films  Parodies, imitations, etc  War films  Detective and mystery 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 2,912 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 )

27 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in English and held by 1,609 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 )

28 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,352 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 1,174 WorldCat member 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
Madame Bovary by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

31 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,122 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in French and English and held by 1,097 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 )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in French and English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frances Dalens has returned 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. This is a mesmerizing memoir of life in colonial Africa in the 1950s, as seen through the unblinking eyes of the young daughter of a French official
On the road by Walter Salles( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 864 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
Copie conforme( Visual )

11 editions published in 2012 in French and English and held by 836 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 )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and held by 797 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
Monsieur Verdoux : a comedy of murders by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

12 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member 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."
La double vie de Veronique = The double life of Véronique by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 652 WorldCat member 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
Le dernier métro = The last metro by François Truffaut( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in French and English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Nazi-occupied Paris, a Jewish director is forced to hide in the basement of his theatre while his wife stars in its latest production
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 601 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
Merci pour le chocolat = Nightcap by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in French and held by 556 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 )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 528 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
Une affaire de femmes = Story of women by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in French and held by 501 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 )

12 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 499 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 494 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 )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in Persian and Spanish and held by 484 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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City lights : a comedy romance in pantomime
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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
Alternative Names
Marin Karmitz - MK2.

MK2 diffusion

MK2 (Firm)

MK2 (Firma)

MK2 Paryż.

MK2 productions

MK2 SA

MK2 TV

Languages
French (205)

English (113)

Persian (39)

Polish (12)

Italian (2)

German (1)

Spanish (1)