Louis XIX - King of the Airwaves


1h 33m 1994

Brief Synopsis

A downbeat salesman who has a passion for watching television wins a talent contest promising that a camera crew will follow the winner's every movement, 24 hours a day for the next three months.

Film Details

Also Known As
Louis 19 - King of the Airwaves, Louis 19, le roi des ondes, Louis XIX
Release Date
1994
Production Company
Eiffel Productions; Le Ministere De La Culture Et De La Communication; Societe Generale Des Industries Culturelles Du Quebec; TTlTfilm Canada
Location
San Jose, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; New York City, New York, USA; San Francisco, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Synopsis

A downbeat salesman who has a passion for watching television wins a talent contest promising that a camera crew will follow the winner's every movement, 24 hours a day for the next three months.

Film Details

Also Known As
Louis 19 - King of the Airwaves, Louis 19, le roi des ondes, Louis XIX
Release Date
1994
Production Company
Eiffel Productions; Le Ministere De La Culture Et De La Communication; Societe Generale Des Industries Culturelles Du Quebec; TTlTfilm Canada
Location
San Jose, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; New York City, New York, USA; San Francisco, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Co-winner, along with Tokyo Cowboy (Canada/1994), of the Federal Express Award for Most Popular Canadian Film at the 1994 Vancouver International Film Festival.

Nominated for three 1994 Canadian Genie Awards, including best picture, best actor (Martin Drainville) and best achievement in film editing. Film received the Claude Jutra Award for outstanding first-time filmmaker and the Golden Reel Award, given out to the top-grossing Canadian film.

Released in United States 1994

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival September 30 - October 16, 1994.

Released in United States 1994 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival September 30 - October 16, 1994.)