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Le roi de la polka (2017) Poster

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The original Jan Lewan Orchestra members; Steve Saive Trumpet, Bob Lugiano Trumpet, Scott Shirk Saxophone, and Stephen Kaminski Saxophone, recorded the movie soundtrack at Avatar studios along with Jan Lewan who was coaching Jack Black on his vocals.
The real Jan Lewan, whose life this film is based, was in attendance at the Sundance Film Festival 2017 screening at the Eccles theatre. During the cast and crew Q&A, Jan joined Jack Black onstage to perform an a capella version of the Polka Rap.
Filmed in Rhode Island.
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A book based on Jan Lewan's life is currently in the works by author Melinda Stanislawczyk.
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This film was selected as an official entry to the Sundance film festival 2017.
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Both Jacki Weaver and Jason Schwartsman worked on Blunt Talk (2015).
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Both Jenny Slate and Vanessa Bayer worked on Saturday Night Live (1975).
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