Netflix signed a new agreement with France-based MK2 Films company; He adds his classic films to the selection of key directors such as Charlie Chaplin, François Truffaut, Jacques Demy, Alain Resnais, Krzysztof Kieślowski.
Continuing to make significant investments in licensed content, which gains even more importance with the increasing competition in the digital platform market, Netflix turns its route into classics and signs a new agreement that will make the cinephiles happy.
According to the news of IndieWire, Netflix has signed a new agreement with the French company MK2 Films; He adds classic films of important directors such as Charlie Chaplin, François Truffaut, Jacques Demy, Alain Resnais, Krzysztof Kieślowski to the platform. As part of the agreement, Netflix will include 50 films from MK2 Films’s catalog on its platform throughout 2020.
Films by Directors like Michael Haneke, Emir Kusturica and David Lynch will also be on Netflix
This deal will begin with the screening of 12 François Truffaut films on April 24. François Truffaut’s Bed and Board, Fahrenheit 451, Confidentially Yours, Jules and Jim, Love on the Run, Shoot the Piano Player, Stolen Kisses, The 400 Blows, The Last Metro, The Soft Skin, The Woman Next Door and Two English Girls movies will meet with the audience on Netflix on April 24. However, these films will only be available in French-speaking areas for now. It remains unclear whether this agreement, which will start in French-speaking areas, will spread to other regions, especially the USA and Europe.
Also within the framework of this agreement, unforgettable films of names such as Steve McQueen, Xavier Dolan, Michael Haneke, Emir Kusturica and David Lynch will be added to Netflix’s selection. These films will be available to Netflix users around the world.
Netflix is an effective move to compete with formations such as The Criterion Channel and Mubi operating in this field thanks to this gold-worthy deal, especially for cinephiles. By making this agreement during the epidemic of people’s stay at home, it is taking an important step towards hitting a wider audience.