Marwencol is a documentary about the fantasy world of Mark Hogancamp.
After being beaten into a brain-damaging coma by five men outside a bar,
Mark builds a 1/6th scale World War II-era town in his backyard. Mark
populates the town he dubs "Marwencol" with dolls; he photographs the
town's many relationships and dramas. Playing in the town and
photographing the action helps Mark to recover hand-eye coordination and
deal with his psychic wounds. When Mark and his photographs are
discovered, Mark's homemade therapy is deemed "art"
Posted by Helen Opie