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Marwencol

  • Indiewire  News

    Robert Zemeckis Set to Direct 'Marwencol' Adaptation for Universal

    Robert Zemeckis has signed on to direct a film based on the documentary "Marwencol," Variety reports. The 2010 doc, which won Best Documentary Feature when it premiered at SXSW, tells the story of Mark Hogancamp, a man who suffered severe brain damage after being beaten outside of a bar. In order to...

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  • The Playlist  News

    Robert Zemeckis Tapped For Narrative Retelling Of Documentary 'Marwencol'

    Last year's "Flight" proved that director Robert Zemeckis could safely transition back from his self-imposed, multi-film exercise in motion capture animation technologies and make compelling, real world, human dramas. Thankfully, this looks to continue, as Universal is lining up the filmmaker for "M...

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  • Indiewire  News

    "White Irish Drinkers" and "Grace Paley" Doc Top Audience Winners at Woodstock

    John Gray's 1975 set Brooklyn tale "White Irish Drinkers," and Lilly Rivlin's documentary "Grace Paley: Collected Shorts," were the two big Audience Award winners last night at the Woodstock Film Festival. "Drinkers" nabbed the Audience Award for Narrative Feature, while "Grace Palley" walked away w...

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    Cinema Guild Takes SXSW Winner "Marwencol"

    The Cinema Guild has announced the acquisition of U.S. distribution rights to Jeff Malmberg's "Marwencol," which won the Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 2010 South by Southwest Film Festival. Andrew Herwitz, President of the Film Sales Company, negotiated the deal on behalf of...

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