Welcome to Marwen

Release Date: December 21st, 2018

PG-13 |1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary

No one expects Mark Hogancamp to recover from a devastating assault that wipes away all of his memories. Putting together pieces from the past and present, Mark meticulously creates a Belgian town and becomes a heroic World War II fighter pilot. His astonishing art installation soon comes to life with breathtakingly realistic dolls -- a testament to the most powerful women he knows. Through this fantasy world, Hogancamp finds the strength to triumph in the real world and face his attackers.

Cast: Steve Carell, Leslie Mann, Diane Kruger, Janelle Monae, Eiza González, Merritt Wever, Gwendoline Christie, Leslie Zemeckis

Director: Robert Zemeckis

Genres: Biography , Fantasy , Comedy drama

Production Co: ImageMovers, DreamWorks Pictures, Universal Pictures

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Relationships , Emotional , 2010s , Endearing , Love interest , Touching , Quest , Love , Friend , House , Amusing , Transformation , Friendship , Bar , Survival , Escape ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Keith UhlichThe Hollywood Reporter

    The story's knotty aspects reverberate under its sentimental-cum-inspirational surface. In the guise of a glossy entertainment, Welcome to Marwen gets at some unnervingly irresolvable truths about humanity. show more

  • 0
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The results are mind-numbingly immense, joylessly violent and utterly lifeless. show more

  • 40
    Stephen Whitty Screen International

    For a movie that’s supposed to be about a modern-day Geppetto bringing his dolls to life, the wooden Welcome to Marwen never makes it out of the toy box. show more

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