Trailer for Ezra Soiferman's documentary "Man of Grease" (2000), about Cosmos chef Tony Koulakis.
With a score by Socalled, The DVD contains 2 hours of bonus features compiled by the film's editor and DVD designer, Mika Goodfriend.
Experience Montreal legend Tony Koulakis and his 11–seat greasy–spoon, Cosmos, famous for cholesterol–loaded breakfasts since 1967. Filmmaker Ezra Soiferman takes a loving look at Tony’s one-of-a-kind eatery and its loyal patrons.
Follow “The God of the Potatoes” as he nervously places Cosmos in the trust of his children and returns to his birthplace, the mythical sun–drenched Greek island of Crete, for his first vacation in 32 years. Will Tony retire in Greece or return to Canada to keep clogging our arteries?
You can skip breakfast… but you can’t miss this movie.
8 film festivals, 46 TV broadcasts, millions of calories, and nominated for a 2001 Quebec Jutra Award for Best Documentary.
Produced by Perpetuum Productions
Funded in part by SODEC: Programme d’aides aux jeunes créateurs
Running time: 50 minutes + 2 hours of bonus features
Year of release of original film: 2000
DVD release: Christmas 2011
Country of production: Canada
Cosmos Snack Bar is at 5843 Sherbrooke St. West (corner Draper) in Montreal's NDG neighbourhood. Tony's children Niki and Nikos now run the restaurant. Map/address: g.co/maps/u7zqg
More info: manofgrease.com
Visit Man of Grease on Facebook to see photos from the film, and join the conversation about Cosmos Snack Bar: facebook.com/pages/Man-of-Grease-First-time-on-DVD/232687593445540
Contact: info [at] manofgrease [dot] com
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