Marwencol Reviews

November 24, 2011
December 28, 2010
Simultaneously hypnotic and unnerving, it asks some rather uncomfortable questions about the nature of art and the potential and limits of self-healing.
December 28, 2010
Director Jeff Malmberg sees something in Hogancamp that he wants all of us to see, an imperfect human scarred by horrific trauma who nonetheless finds a reason to live.
December 17, 2010
Hogancamp's alliance with director Jeff Malmberg in this artful and poignant film marks a victory in the war against the self.
December 10, 2010
A fine, delicately nuanced portrait of an artist compelled by mysterious forces to create something utterly unique.
December 2, 2010
If you have even a passing interest in outsider art, you owe it to yourself to see "Marwencol."
December 19, 2018
Malmberg hangs back, allowing the character of Hogancamp - rather than any contrivance or "plot" - to power the film.
June 20, 2018
Quirky documentary about an eccentric dolls-diorama artist with a seriously sad personal history inspiring his art -- the inspiration for "Welcome to Marwen."
September 9, 2012
Extraordinary, astonishing, revealing, unique
September 9, 2012
Truly inspiring