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Welcome to Marwen Is Not Your Standard Feel Good Movie!

Welcome to Marwen – The dolls of Marwen (from left): Anna (Gwendoline Christie), Cap’n Hogie (Steve Carell), GI Julie (Janelle Monáe), Roberta (Merritt Wever), Suzette (Leslie Zemeckis) and Carlala (Eiza Gonzalez) – Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures.

Welcome to Marwen is the fictionalized story of how artist Mark Hogancamp survived a near fatal beating and, despite losing all his memories from before the beating, overcame that trauma and being in a coma for weeks, and came to be a well-regarded artist in a different field.

This is not just the story of one man overcoming overwhelming odds to survive, but to flourish.

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