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Elvis Gratton: Le king des kings (1985)

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A Quebecois Elvis impersonator is disillusioned to find a Chinaman participating in an Elvis contest. He later takes his wife on vacation to the island of Santa Banana.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Julien Poulin ...
Bob Gratton (as Elvis Poulin)
Denise Mercier ...
Linda Gratton (as Elvis Mercier)
Marie-Claude Dufour ...
L'auto-stoppeuse (as Elvis Dufour)
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Le photographe, le preacher, l'homme du canot (as Elvis Falardeau)
Reynald Fortin ...
Général Augusto Ricochet, Général de la RCMP (as Elvis Fortin)
Florida Girard ...
Maîtresse de ceremonies (as Elvis Girard)
Yves Trudel ...
Méo (as Beau-frère d'Elvis Beaudoin)
Benoît Paiement ...
Lucien (as Beau-frère d'Elvis Beaudoin)
Évelyn Regimbald ...
Yvette (as Elvis Régimbald)
Denis Blais ...
Le maire Groleau (as Elvis Blais)
Ronald Houle ...
Frank (as Elvis Houle)
Richard Barrette ...
L'échevin (as Elvis Barrette)
Jean Bédard ...
L'avaleur de couteau (as Elvis Bédard)
Huguette Smith ...
L'assistante de l'avaleur de couteau (as Elvis Smith)
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A Quebecois Elvis impersonator is disillusioned to find a Chinaman participating in an Elvis contest. He later takes his wife on vacation to the island of Santa Banana. Written by Thomas McWilliams <tgm@netcom.com>

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Release Date:

8 November 1985 (Canada)  »

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Elvis Gratton  »

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Budget:

CAD 450,000 (estimated)

Gross:

CAD 257,640 (Canada)
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Trivia

Bob's brand of beer is stubby bottled Budweiser. See more »

Quotes

Bob Gratton: Thanks, folks, and God Bless!
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Crazy Credits

Every person's first name in the credits has been replaced by "Elvis", except when the last name is "King", in which case it is left intact. See more »

Connections

Edited from Elvis Gratton (1981) See more »

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Teddy Bear
Written by Kal Mann & Bernie Lowe
Performed by Aaron King
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The best of two worlds
28 February 2000 | by (Varennes(Montreal), Québec) – See all my reviews

Politically engaged in all his films (and books), Pierre Falardeau might be the biggest mouth of cinema in Quebec but at least he has something to say. (contrarily to I would say 90% of film makers) This movie is about a liberal federalist who worships Elvis. This caricatural archetype (Elvis Gratton)represents the mass of people who voted "NO" in the 1980 referendum for the separation of Quebec from the rest of Canada. The film is like a big satire of those people. They are ridiculized because of the directors' opinion. When you are informed about the political situation and history of Québec, you can understand the other level of lecture present in the movie. The comedy aspect of the movie is there to appeal to the kind of people who like "stupid" movies. But in fact, this is far from being a stupid one.

by the way, Julien Poulin is GREAT! and so is Denise Mercier in this wise and hilarious burlesque picture!


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