Academy Award-winning filmmaker Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump
, Cast Away
) directs Steve Carell in the moving true story of one broken man's fight as he discovers how artistic imagination can restore the human spirit. The screenplay for Welcome to Marwen
was written by Caroline Thompson and Zemeckis, while Oscar-winning producer Steve Starkey (Forrest Gump, Flight) and Jack Rapke (Cast Away
) of Zemeckis' Universal-based ImageMovers banner produce alongside the director. It is executive produced by Jeff Malmberg, who directed the riveting 2010 documentary upon which this film is based, and Jackie Levine.
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