The Man Who Would Be Polka King is available in: English on Netflix Netherlands




The Man Who Would Be Polka King



A polka kingdom crumbles in this documentary tracing the rise and fall of dubious duple meter master Jan Lewan. A Grammy-nominated polka superstar who defected from Poland to the West in the 1970s, Lewan created a musical empire that made him an internationally-recognized figure. When scandal erupted and Lewan's shady dealings were revealed, fans couldn't believe that their hero had committed one of the largest polka-related financial crimes in history.


This irreverent documentary reveals how charming entertainer Jan Lewan bilked investors out of millions in a complicated investment scam.


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