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Sinemania! : a satirical exposé of the lives of the most outlandish movie directors! : Welles, Hitchcock, Tarantino, and More! / written and illustrated by Sophie Cossette ; contributions by Phil Liberbaum and Ryan Lalande.

Author/Creator:
Cossette, Sophie, author, artist.
Publication:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada : ECW Press, [2013]
Format/Description:
Book
172 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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Subjects:
Motion picture producers and directors -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Motion picture producers and directors -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Motion picture producers and directors.
Form/Genre:
Caricatures and cartoons.
Comic books, strips, etc.
Graphic novels.
Graphic novels.
Summary:
Instead of focusing attention on the stars in front of the cameras, this highly imaginative collection of illustrated stories shines the spotlight on the cinematic artists behind the scenes. The book features graphic interpretations of the lives and careers of 23 North American and European directors from the past and present, including Woody Allen, Alfred Hitchcock, Roman Polanski, Quentin Tarantino, and Orson Welles. With unsparing, yet affectionate drawings and prose, it portrays the twisted genius, rampant egos, and weird behavioral traits shared by so many notorious filmmakers. Additionally, the best movies by directors not necessarily chronicled in the book--such as Federico Fellini, Stanley Kubrick, David Lynch, Martin Scorsese, and Billy Wilder--are represented with biographical stories, one-page illustrations, and succinct, witty film descriptions.
Contents:
Quentin Tarantino : mondo Tarantino
Alfred Hitchcock : the Hitch who lusted too much
WIlliam Castle : the king of gimmicks!
Roman Polanski : Polanski! In the corner! Now!!
Luis Buñuel : diary of a surrealist madman
Tim Burton : Tim Burton's dice game
Orson Welles : it's all true!
Otto Preminger : the man with the iron fist
Ken Russell : the mad hatter of British cinema!
Russ Meyer : Russ Meyer and the immoral Mrs. Tease!
Josephn von Sternberg vs. Guy Ritchie : love at first bark
Sam Peckinpah vs. Rainer Werner Rassbinder : duel of the hellraisers!
Pier Paolo Pasolini : the jeremiad of a modern martyr
Fritz Lang : Fritz Land: the secret beyond the door
Woody Allen and Spike Lee : Woody spikes things up at Cannes!
Erich von Stroheim : le grande delusion of Count von Stroheim
Kenneth Anger : Kenneth Anger's snakes and ladders game
Werner Herzog : the wild, wild adventures of a shoe eater!
Timothy Carey : and the razzie goes to
Bruce McDonald : blame Canada
Short stories. Requiem for a real femme fatale ; Slahsers vs. Blockbusters ; Confessions of a taxi driver ; The performance that achieved madness!
Notes:
"Rated R!"--Page 4 of cover.
ISBN:
9781770411128
1770411127
OCLC:
845506493
Publisher Number:
99977931676