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Marwencol

By Renee Schonfeld, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Fascinating docu traces victim's unusual healing process.

Movie NR 2010 83 minutes
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Jeff Malmberg and his documentary team treat the subject of this inspirational, unique film with great respect and dignity. Everything about Mark Hogancamp is unorthodox and often unsettling; however, his passion for the miniature world he has created, along with his fragility and candid self-examination keep the audience rooting for him and his survival.

It's a spellbinding movie, never widely released, but the recipient of many international film festival awards. Because it deals with highly-charged issues: revenge, sexuality, mental disorders, it is recommended only for adults and mature teens.

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