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A Satirical Exposé of the Lives of the Most Outlandish Movie Directors: Welles, Hitchcock, Tarantino, and More!

Sophie Cossette

184 pages
Ecw Press
An R-rated comic treatment of film’s famous directors A loving but wickedly humorous tribute to cinema in graphic non-fiction, Sinemania! casts its spotlight on film directors whose lives behind the camera are every bit as compelling, strange, and eccentric as the most headline-making film actors. Twenty-three North American and European directors — including Quentin Tarantino, Woody Allen, Alfred Hitchcock, Orson Welles, and Roman Polanski — are given a parodic biography that highlights these men’s twisted genius, rampant egos, and weird behaviour. Sinemania! is unsparing in portraying them, mercilessly and affectionately, in Cossette’s striking illustrations.
Author Bio
Sophie Cossette is originally from Montreal, Quebec, and currently lives in Toronto, Ontario. Having drawn since childhood, she began seriously cartooning in the early ’90s, specializing in x-rated comics, and contributed material to local, American, and British publications. She was nominated for the Doug Wright Award for Best Emerging Talent for illustrating Mendacity (written by Tamara Faith Berger, Kiss Machine, 2006).