Comic-Con Episode Four - A Fan's Hope

de Morgan Spurlock

Synopsis

Founded in 1970, the San Diego Comic-Con is the event most eagerly-awaited by American fandom. A convention that started off with a modest spirit but that has wound up growing to colossal proportions, becoming the beacon that guides the entertainment industry’s steps. Backed by important figures like Stan Lee, Joss Whedon and Harry Knowles, Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope follows different attendees and workers, taking a look at the ins and outs of this freaky version of Noah’s Ark, full of vampires, wookies, jedis, zombies and all kinds of assorted costumes.

Director

Morgan Spurlock

Parkersburg, United States, 1970. He became a documentary star thanks to Super Size Me (04), where he showed the devastating effects of a diet based on fast food. His filmography also includes titles like Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? (08), Freakonomics (10) or The Greatest Story Ever Sold (11).

Technical information

Edition: 2012
Section: Sitges Clàssics - Neo cult focus
Original language: English

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