The story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.
On April 8, 2000, aspiring artist Mark Hogancamp (Steve Carell) became a victim of a violent assault when five men beat him up and left him for dead. Following the attack, Mark was left with little to no memory of his previous life due to brain damage inflicted by his attackers. In a desperate attempt to regain his memories, Hogancamp constructs a miniature World War II village called Marwen in his yard to help in his recovery. Unfortunately, Mark's demons come back to haunt him when he's asked to testify against the five men that attacked him..
Is Zemeckis' new thing to turn critically acclaimed documentaries into narrative films. While The Walk (based off of Man on Wire) is a decent movie, I just never felt anything with this film. It felt like a shell of the original documentary.
If anyone is interested in seeing the good version of the film, the film is based off the documentary Marwencol, which is excellent.
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