Michael Kael vs. The World News Company (1997)

Michael Kael vs. The World News Company
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 26mins.
Genres Comedy
Keywords docudrama
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Patrick Malakian Assistant Director n/a 163 5000003
Anne Wermelinger Continuity n/a 890 5000004
Dominique Brunner Production Manager n/a 305 5000002
Didier Hoarau Production Supervisor n/a 307 5000001
Dominique Brunner Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Benoît Delépine Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Pascal Gennesseaux Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Véronique Parnet Editor n/a 172 7000001
Gerard Lamps Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Michele Darmon Publicity publicist 120789 29000001
Jacqueline Bouchard Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Pennie DuPont Casting n/a 179 10000002
Jean-Marc Kerdelhue Art Director n/a 183 9000001
Helene Cheruy Casting Director n/a 157 10000001
Charles Gassot Producer n/a 3 3000001
Christopher Smith Director n/a 2 2000001
William Atherton Actor James Denit 1 1000006
Feodor Atkine Actor Major Sylvain 1 1000007
Elliott Gould Actor Coogan 1 1000005
Mickey Rooney Actor Griffith 1 1000004
Benoît Delépine Actor Michael Kael 1 1000002
Marine Delterme Actor Paola 1 1000003
Yves Jacques Actor n/a 1 1000008
Luc Bernard Actor n/a 1 1000009
Michael Morris Actor n/a 1 1000014
Renee LeCalm Actor n/a 1 1000015
Alix DeKonopka Actor n/a 1 1000013
Jacques Bonnaffe Actor n/a 1 1000012
Paul Van Mulder Actor n/a 1 1000010
Christian Moustic Actor n/a 1 1000011
Victoria Principal Actor Leila Parker 1 1000001
Synopsis
It's December 14, 1999, and Miami-based, international news giant WNC has entered into an unholy alliance with covert operators in Washington, D.C., to create an international event that will help get the U.S. president re-elected for a currently unconstitutional third term. What they need is a gullible reporter to follow the story. WNC's correspondent in Paris, Michael Kael, seems to fit the bill. Kael is assigned to cover a two-day festival of African dance in Katango. Soon, WNC broadcasts a tape of a Japanese wacko announcing plans to blow up the world with stolen nuclear weapons. When it is discovered that the origin of the tape is Katango, Kael is WNC's point-man. However, Kael stumbles onto the fact that the story is fake and throws the entire operation into chaos.
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