Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope (2011)

Genres - Culture & Society, Leisure Arts  |   Sub-Genres - Biography  |   Release Date - Apr 6, 2012 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 88 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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Synopsis by Perry Seibert

Comic-Con: Episode IV - A Fan's Hope is director Morgan Spurlock's affectionate look at the high point of nerd culture, the annual Comic-Con in San Diego. Spurlock interviews a number of luminaries who attend the event annually (Stan Lee, Kevin Smith, Joss Whedon) and spotlights the stories of a handful of people going to the convention -- a comic-book salesman looking to move a book worth $500,000, a young man who plans on surprising his girlfriend with a marriage proposal during a Q&A with Kevin Smith, and a woman who spent a year creating costumes based on her favorite video game. The film played at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival.



comic-book, convention, pop-culture, proposal [romantic], salesperson