Welcome to Marwen

Welcome to Marwen

DVD - 2019
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When a devastating attack leaves Mark Hogancamp shattered and without his memory, no one expected recovery. But by putting together pieces from his old and new life, Mark meticulously creates a wondrous fantasy world, where he draws strength to triumph in the real one. His astonishing art installation becomes a testament to the powerful women who support him on his journey.
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2019]
ISBN: 9786317651265
Branch Call Number: DVD WELC TO MA
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 116 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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gardener8855
Mar 11, 2020

What a horrid movie!! How did it get a PG rating? Even though characters are human/animation they are still humanlike. Women dressed in curvacious outfits firing machine guns!! Machine guns tearing people apart!! This is entertainment!?! I didn't watch all of it. Hopefully I missed something.

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INVS
Feb 09, 2020

Hmmmm. I put off watching this for some time simply because Carrell is not appreciated by me. He was very good, even though it took me awhile to become involved. I'd agree with another review that the explanation about the base of the film not forthcoming, then horrific as a hate crime. Just what I'd expect from the type of haters. There were several times I burst out laughing, several times I felt appalled, several times I wanted to jump in and beat the stuffing out of the bully. Typical bully so prevalent today. Very glad I stuck with it, watched the bonus & may come to appreciate SC a bit. I especially liked the dedication to the real creator and a short profile on his life. The women were fantastic, loved that part most. A great piece of fantasy for all who would like to stand up to bullies.

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humbleworm
Jan 24, 2020

I found "Welcome To Marwen" a little depressing because it focuses mostly on his animated imaginings without much sense of recovery ... although I expect that reflects the reality this film is based on. We can sympathize but the film doesn't make us empathize. What his life was like before being viciously beaten is only hinted at so we can't really appreciate the loss. There's a brief court hearing with a mildly defiant impact statement but no clear justice. We're left wondering what happens next at the end. I also found it hard to believe that any new neighbour could be so profoundly understanding. The animated doll sequences were quite well done though.

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Veranda
Nov 25, 2019

unique, original, well-acted etc
i enjoyed it a lot--and what makes it doubly good is the fact that its based on true events.

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Mickeymouse2020
Nov 13, 2019

This film had me in tears it was a must see for sure. A man who was wearing heels in a bar a group of men jumped him and beat him up thinking he was gay. After the accident he was forever changed only keeping to himself he didn't connect with people or associate with others as he did at one time. All he had was a fictional town called, "Marwen" created by him, which was like his way of coping you could say regarding what happend to him. To my understanding he had a lot of anxiety and PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) resulting in the incident including head trauma where he could only remember fragments of the attack. Watch this amazing story you won't regret it, it is a excellent film.

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dirtbag
Oct 14, 2019

The first part of the movie left me wondering WTF but I am glad I didn't give up. This is another well done piece of acting by Steve Carrell and it helps if you know to start with that this is based on a real guy and a real traumatic incident.

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ooppii
Oct 12, 2019

Good animation and stuff, but just can't get into this movie. Maybe too artistic for me or something, but the movie was quite different than how the preview presented it.

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roxiekat21
Oct 12, 2019

was sure what to think about this movie. was done great and funny in parts

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Ephriam
Sep 29, 2019

I was surprised by this story. The action figure scenes that the main actor create was done very well. How he used the action figures to work through a very difficult time in his life.

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_Amazon_
Aug 31, 2019

It was just ok. The doll animation was good, and it was interesting at points, but it soon grew a bit tiresome. I found it hard to empathize with the main character, and it just felt like the story didn't go anywhere.

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technic11
May 21, 2019

technic11 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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technic11
May 21, 2019

Violence: Very bloody scenes

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