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Marwencol -- After a vicious attack leaves him brain-damaged and broke, Mark Hogancamp seeks recovery in "Marwencol", a 1/6th scale World War II-era town he creates in his backyard.

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Release Date:
8 October 2010 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
When his world was stolen, Mark Hogancamp made a world of his own.
Plot:
After a vicious attacks leaves him brain-damaged and broke, Mark Hogancamp seeks recovery in "Marwencol", a 1/6th scale World War II-era town he creates in his backyard. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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15 wins & 4 nominations See more »
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Sad but rewarding See more (15 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Mark Hogancamp ... Himself
Emmanuel Nneji ... Himself
Edda Hogancamp ... Herself
Tom Neubauer ... Himself
Julie Swarthout ... Herself
Janet Wikane ... Herself
Mark Wikane ... Himself
Bert ... Himself
Lisa Bruck ... Herrself
Colleen Vargo ... Herself
David Naugle ... Himself
Ruthie Hotaling ... Herself
Tod Lippy ... Himself
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Directed by
Jeff Malmberg 
 
Produced by
Jeff Malmberg .... producer
Tom Putnam .... producer
Matt Radecki .... producer
Chris Shellen .... producer
Kevin W. Walsh .... producer (as Kevin Walsh)
 
Original Music by
Ash Black Bufflo 
 
Cinematography by
Jeff Malmberg 
Tom Putnam 
Matt Radecki 
Kevin W. Walsh  (as Kevin Walsh)
 
Film Editing by
Jeff Malmberg 
 
Sound Department
Pete Kneser .... sound designer
Pete Kneser .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David Naugle .... additional photography
 
Editorial Department
Kaz Brecher .... cut watcher
Brian Hutchings .... colorist
Edwina Lantigua .... cut watcher
Chris Mortensen .... cut watcher
Kate O'Brien-Clarke .... cut watcher
Dan O'Connor .... cut watcher
Lori Putnam .... cut watcher
Amy Himsel Radecki .... cut watcher
Mark Rowland .... cut watcher
Teri Shellen .... cut watcher
Naomi Spiro .... cut watcher
 
Music Department
Annie Lin .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Peter Grant .... title designer
Andrew Herwitz .... world film sales: The Film Sales Company
Lesley Langs .... equipment loans
Robert Williams .... equipment loans
 
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Tod Lippy .... very special thanks
 

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USA:83 min
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For the film's premiere Mark prepared a story line including the delivery by courier of a 1/6th scale press kit to the village of Marwencol.See more »
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Mark Hogancamp:I was like an elephant left in charge of the peanuts.See more »
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2 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Sad but rewarding, 22 April 2012
Author: billcr12 from United States

Marwencol is an excellent documentary which tells the story of Mark Hogancamp, who was assaulted by five men outside of a bar and left severely brain damaged after nine days in a coma. He had no memory of his former life.

As a form of therapy, Mark slowly builds a 1/6 scale Belgian World War II era town he names after real people; Mark, Wendy and Colleen. He uses dolls to represent himself and his friends and gives them story lines. He eventually photographs his work and after publication in a magazine, his work is discovered by a New York art gallery; this is a simply amazing story.

Mark has somehow survived against all odds and Marwencol will almost restore your faith in humanity.

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