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Welcome to Marwen

Japan | USA, English, 116 mins

  • Director: Robert Zemeckis
  • Writer: Robert Zemeckis; Caroline Thompson
  • Producer: Robert Zemeckis; Steve Starkey; Jack Rapke; Cherylanne Martin

CGiii Comment

This is about being [a little] 'different'...and how that 'difference' can [radically] alter the course of your life.

This is about a hate crime...and how that hate manifests itself into unspeakable violence.

This is about coping...and how the human mechanism kicks into action when the unexpected happens.

This is about Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD...about those 'invisible' disabilities.

This is about fantasy, about imagination, about escape, about survival...wrought from pain and brought beautifully to life by Robert Zemeckis and his team. Some of the edits are - truly - sensational...

But...Welcome to Marwen has certainly divided opinion and [sadly] fared less-well at the Box Office [it bombed]...perhaps the only heroes the general public want to see have to be prefixed with 'super' - such a shame.

Still...for those who want their heroes to be less fantasy and more fantastic...this here film will certainly satisfy the more down-to-earth.


The(ir) Blurb...

A victim of a brutal attack finds a unique and beautiful therapeutic outlet to help him through his recovery process.

Cast & Characters

Steve Carell as Mark Hogancamp/Cap'n Hogie;
Falk Hentschel as Captain Topf/Louis;
Matt O'Leary as Lieutenant Benz/Carl;
Nikolai Witschl as Rudolph/Rudy;
Patrick Roccas as Stefan/Stevie;
Alexander Lowe as Werner/Vern;
Eiza Gonzalez as Carlala;
Leslie Zemeckis as Suzette;
Merritt Wever as Roberta;
Gwendoline Christie as Anna;
Stefanie von Pfetten as Wendy;
Janelle Monae as GI Julie;
Leslie Mann as Nicol;
Neil Jackson as Kurt/Major Meyer;
Samantha Hum as Therapy Tech;
Siobhan Williams as Elsa;
Diane Kruger as Deja Thoris;
Eric Keenleyside as Larry/Friar;
Robert Mann as Bar Customer;
Clay St. Thomas as Bill Huff

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