• Marwencol (2010)


Release Date: October 8th, 2010

DVD Release Date: April 12th, 2011

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 23 min

Plot Summary

After recovering from a brutal attack that left him in a coma, Mark Hogancamp builds a miniature World War II-era town in his backyard and creates photographic stories of its intrigues.

Director: Jeff Malmberg

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Marwencol is about Hogancamp and his miniature alter-ego, about his photographs and his creative process. But it is also, on a deeper level, about how we process our experiences - good and bad, violent and mysterious - and how we try to build safe places in our lives. show more

  • 88
    Joe WilliamsSt. Louis Post-Dispatch

    Hogancamp's alliance with director Jeff Malmberg in this artful and poignant film marks a victory in the war against the self. show more

  • 100
    Ty BurrBoston Globe

    A strange and very beautiful documentary about the gray area between obsession and art. show more

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