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SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Collectible Mini-Print by Mark Hogancamp
  • 8 Additional Marwencol Story Sequences
  • 17 Deleted Scenes
  • Bonus Footage: Mark's Reaction to the Film
  • Bonus Footage: Mark at the "Red Carpet" Premiere
  • Stills Gallery
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Introduction by Film Critic Elvis Mitchell 

NAMED ONE OF THE 10 BEST FILMS OF THE YEAR BY

  • Boston Globe
  • New York Magazine
  • Slate 
  • Globe and Mail 
  • Village Voice
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CANADA 

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UNITED KINGDOM

Digital Rental / Purchase - iTunes U.K.  

DVD/Blu-ray purchase - The U.S. Blu-ray on Amazon.com is all-regions; the Benelux DVD through Dalton Distribution is PAL - just turn off the subtitles for the original version. 

AUSTRALIA

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Rental - Big Pond Movies 

BENELUX

DVD (PAL) purchase - Dalton Distribution

UNITED STATES

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About Marwencol


About Marwencol


MARWENCOL is a feature documentary about the fantasy world of Mark Hogancamp.

After being beaten into a brain-damaging coma by five men outside a bar, Mark builds a 1/6th scale World War II-era town in his backyard. Mark populates the town he dubs "Marwencol" with dolls representing his friends and family and creates life-like photographs detailing the town's many relationships and dramas. Playing in the town and photographing the action helps Mark to recover his hand-eye coordination and deal with the psychic wounds of the attack. When Mark and his photographs are discovered, a prestigious New York gallery sets up an art show. Suddenly Mark's homemade therapy is deemed "art", forcing him to choose between the safety of his fantasy life in Marwencol and the real world that he's avoided since the attack.

MARWENCOL was released theatrically by the Cinema Guild and aired on PBS. It has won over 25 awards, including two Independent Spirit Awards, Best Documentary of the Year from the Boston Society of Film Critics and Rotten Tomatoes, and the Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary at the South by Southwest Film Festival. The Los Angeles Times calls the film “an exhilarating, utterly unique experience” while the Village Voice says that it's “exactly the sort of mysterious and almost holy experience you hope to get from documentaries and rarely do.”

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About the Director


About the Director


Jeff Malmberg is a documentary filmmaker based in California. His film "Marwencol" has won over 25 international awards, including two Independent Spirit Awards and Best Documentary of the Year from the Boston Society of Film Critics. In 2017, Malmberg directed the award-winning documentary "Spettacolo" with his partner Chris Shellen. The film is a portrait of a small Italian hill town that deals with conflict by turning its life into a play. It was supported by a Guggenheim Fellowship and grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Creative Capital, Sundance Documentary Fund, and the Tribeca Film Institute. In 2018, Malmberg edited the acclaimed documentary "Won't You Be My Neighbor" about the life of Fred Rogers for director Morgan Neville. He is currently co-directing a new project with Neville through Tremolo Productions and working as a creative advisor for the Sundance and Film Independent documentary labs.   

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Awards


Awards


 
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Press


 

For all film-related press

inquiries please email

weareopenface@gmail.com 

Press


 

For all film-related press

inquiries please email

weareopenface@gmail.com 

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Poster


Poster


 Poster available for purchase at the  Cinema Guild online store . Poster design by Scott Meola of   SIMPLISSIMUS .

Poster available for purchase at the Cinema Guild online store. Poster design by Scott Meola of SIMPLISSIMUS.