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King of the Airways (1994)
"Louis 19, le roi des ondes" (original title)

 |  Comedy, Romance  |  1 April 1994 (USA)
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Louis has always had a dream, to be on television. But when he enters a contest and wins, the first prize involves a cameraman following him everywhere for three months. The only problem is... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Drainville ...
Louis Jobin
Zenhu Han ...
Sam Ying
Chantal Fontaine ...
Reporter
Gilbert Lachance ...
Remi
Jean L'Italien ...
Roger
Dominique Michel ...
Aline Jobin
Alexandra Boulianne ...
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Mireille Thibault ...
Chanteuse de la chorale
Sylvie Bouchard ...
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Michel Gobeil
Patricia Tulasne ...
Charlotte Dubreuil
Marcela Seguel ...
Marie-Laurence Despins
Stephanie Laplante ...
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Pierre Paquin ...
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Guillaume Lemay-Thivierge ...
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Louis has always had a dream, to be on television. But when he enters a contest and wins, the first prize involves a cameraman following him everywhere for three months. The only problem is that Louis has a boring life, so the TV executives decide to put some excitement in it. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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CAD 3,100,000 (estimated)

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CAD 1,669,000 (Canada)
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A low-budget movie that is quite a movie!
10 August 2000 | by (Quebec, Canada) – See all my reviews

This movie wasn't made with a great budget, but the result was astonishing and unique. It talks about Louis Jobin, a very normal guy who wins a contest and who has to be filmed 24 hours a day.... and it gets on his nerves after a while! The concept of this movie was so refreshing and great that it was bought by Ron Howard for his movie EdTV, made in 1999 with a great cast composed of Matthew McConaughey, Ellen DeGeneres, Jenna Elfman and Elizabeth Hurley. Cool!


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