WHO’S IN IT?
Jack Black (Bernie), Jenny Slate (Obvious Child), Jason Schwartzman (Rushmore), Jacki Weaver (The Disaster Artist), Vanessa Bayer (Trainwreck), J. B. Smoove (We Bought A Zoo), Willie Garson (Freaky Friday), Robert Capron (Diary of a Wimpy Kid)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Maya Forbes (Infinitely Polar Bear) and Wallace Wolodarsky (Sorority Boys), directors, writers; Jack Black (Nacho Libre), Stuart Cornfeld (Zoolander), Monica Levinson (Captain Fantastic), Priyanka Mattoo (The D Train), David Permut (Hacksaw Ridge) and Shivani Rawat (Trumbo), producers; Theodore Shapiro (Tropic Thunder), composer; Andrei Bowden Schwartz (Everyday Saturday), cinematographer; Catherine Haight (Afternoon Delight), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Polish immigrant Jan Lewan (Black) becomes a local Polka legend in Pennsylvania, and uses his newfound credibility to goad his fans into an illegal Ponzi scheme that lands him in all sorts of legal troubles…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Based on the documentary The Man Who Would Be Polka King, this is a funny and madcap retelling of the world’s only known Polka Ponzi scheme with a captivating lead comedic performance by Jack Black.