The Polka King

The Polka King (2017)

Genres - Comedy, Music  |   Sub-Genres - Docudrama, Musical Comedy  |   Release Date - Jan 12, 2018 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Jack Rodgers

A Polish immigrant living in Pennsylvania (Jack Black) yearns to become a famous polka bandleader, and turns to a Ponzi scheme targeting senior citizens in order to finance his dream. This comedy-drama is based on a stranger-than-fiction true story, and co-stars Jenny Slate, Jason Schwartzman, Jacki Weaver, and J.B. Smoove. Written and directed by Maya Forbes and Wallace Wolodarsky.



bandleader, dream, Polish-American, polka