Dreamworks released the first trailer for Welcome to Marwen. The film stars Academy Award nominee Steve Carrell in the moving true story of one broken man’s fight as he discovers how artistic imagination can restore the human spirit.
The film is directed by Robert Zemeckis is based on a documentary, Marwencol, by Jeff Malmberg, which tells the story of Mark Hogancamp. Hogancamp loses his memories after being beaten almost to death, and as a form a therapy (because he can afford no other), he makes a replica of a tiny Belgian village and populates it with characters that represent him and those in his life — both loved ones, and his attackers.
Steve Carell plays Hogancamp in the Zemeckis film (which Zemeckis co-wrote with Caroline Thompson), and is joined by Leslie Mann, Merritt Wever, Eiza González, Gwendolyn Christie, Janelle Monáe, Leslie Zemeckis, Diane Kruger, and Neil Jackson. Welcome to Marwen opens in theaters on November 21st.