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The Man Who Would Be Polka King (2009)

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A look at the rise and fall of band leader Jan Lewan, whose international Polka empire led to the greatest polka-related financial crime in history.

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Joshua Brown (as Joshua von Brown), John Mikulak

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John Mikulak, Joshua Brown (as Joshua von Brown)
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Credited cast:
Michael Byrne Michael Byrne ... Himself
Pete Chacho Pete Chacho ... Himself
Catherine Damavandi Catherine Damavandi ... Herself
Kent Jackson Kent Jackson ... Himself
Wash King Wash King ... Himself
Greg Korin Greg Korin ... Your Host Stan Tadrowski
John Koterba John Koterba ... Himself
Dolly Kubasko Dolly Kubasko ... Herself
Sam LeSante Sam LeSante ... Himself
Daniel Lewan Daniel Lewan ... Himself
Jan Lewan Jan Lewan ... Himself
Rhonda Lewan Rhonda Lewan ... Herself
Jerry Lynott Jerry Lynott ... Himself
Pope John Paul II ... Himself (archive footage)
Steve Saive Steve Saive ... Himself
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A look at the rise and fall of band leader Jan Lewan, whose international Polka empire led to the greatest polka-related financial crime in history.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 June 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Człowiek, który miał być królem polki See more »

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$225,000 (estimated)
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Orgoworld,Foggy Notion See more »
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An interesting tale of polka gone mad
3 February 2018 | by jellopukeSee all my reviews

The story is the draw here as it's an "only in america" thing that will leave you scratching your head. The technique is pretty bland but there's some revealing stuff and it's a good watch.


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