Welcome to Marwen - press release

STEVE CARELL BRINGS A FANTASY WORLD TO LIFE IN THE IMAGINATIVE AND MOVING TRUE STORY 

 

WELCOME TO MARWEN 

 

AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL MARCH 26, 2019 

BLU-RAYTM AND DVD APRIL 9, 2019 

FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT 

 

Universal City, California, February 7, 2019 – Follow the heartfelt and inspirational story of how Mark Hogancamp overcame a brutal attack by finding a unique, creative outlet that helped him find recovery and triumph in Welcome to Marwen available on Digital via the digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on March 26, 2019and on Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand on April 9, 2019. Hailed as one of the most beautiful and brilliant films ever made" (Ryan Jay, Premiere Networks), Welcome to Marwen has over 20 minutes of bonus features covering the making of the film and the real story, featuring interviews with Steve Carell, Leslie Mann, and director Robert Zemeckis as well as deleted scenes. The latest project from renowned Academy Award® winner director Robert Zemeckis (Forrest GumpCast Away)Welcome to Marwenstars Steve Carell (“The Office,” Foxcatcher)Leslie Mann (Blockers, Knocked Up), Diane Kruger (Inglourious BasterdsNational Treasure), Janelle Monáe (MoonlightHidden Figures), and Eiza Gonzalez (Baby Driver, “From Dusk Till Dawn”). 

 

Welcome to Marwen is a bold, wondrous and timely film that is a miraculous true story of one broken man’s fight as he discovers how artistic imagination can restore the human spirit. When a devastating attack leaves Mark Hogancamp (Carellshattered and without his memory, no one expected recovery. But by putting together pieces from his old and new life, Mark meticulously creates a wondrous fantasy world, where he draws strength to triumph in the real one. His astonishing art installation peopled with breathtakingly life-like dolls becomes a testament to the powerful women who support him on his journey. 

 

BONUS FEATURES ON BLU-RAYTMDVD AND DIGITAL: 

  • Deleted Scenes 

           ⚆ Hogie Fights the Nazis 

           ⚆ Benz Reassembles 

           ⚆ Tea Pots 

           ⚆ Little Hogie Startles Mark 

           ⚆ Mark Startles Deja 

           ⚆ Flying Jeep 

           ⚆ Demaryius Finds Mark Walking 

           ⚆ Mark Runs into Kurt Again 

  • Marwen's Citizens The cast discuss their experiences making Welcome To Marwen. 
  • A Visionary Director Cast and crew share their admiration for director Robert Zemeckis. 
  • Building Marwen A behind-the-scenes look at how the wondrous town of Marwen and its residents were crafted. 
  • Living Dolls Learn how innovative VFX techniques were used to create living dolls. 

 

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FILMMAKERS:  

Cast: Steve Carell, Leslie Mann, Diane Kruger, Merritt Wever, Janelle MonáeEiza Gonzalez, Gwendoline Christie, Leslie Zemeckis, Neil Jackson 

Music By: Alan Silvestri 

Costume Designer: Joanna Johnston 

Editor: Jeremiah O’Driscoll 

Production Designer: Stefan Dechant 

Director of Photography: C. Kim Mile CSC 

Executive Producers: Jacqueline Levine, Jeff Malmberg 

Produced By: Robert Zemeckis p.g.a., Jack Rapke p.g.a., Steve Starkey p.g.a.Cherylanne Martin p.g.a. 

Screenplay By: Robert Zemeckis and Caroline Thompson 

Directed By: Robert Zemeckis 

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAYTM: 

Street Date: April 9, 2019 

Selection Number: 61200375 (US) / 61200659 (CDN) 

Layers:  BD-50 

Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 16:9 2.39:1 

Rating: PG-13 for sequences of fantasy violence, some disturbing images, brief suggestive content, thematic material and language 

Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles   

Languages/Sound: English Dolby TrueHD 5.1 and Dolby Digital 2.0, Spanish and French Dolby Digital 5.1 

Run Time: 1 hour 56 minutes 

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD: 

Street Date: April 9, 2019 

Selection Number: 61200374 (US) 61200658 (CDN) 

Layers: DVD 9 

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 16:9 2.39:1 

Rating: PG-13 for sequences of fantasy violence, some disturbing images, brief suggestive content, thematic material and language 

Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles   

Languages/Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Digital 2.0, Spanish and French Dolby Digital 5.1 

Run Time: 1 hour 56 minutes 

 

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