Mary and Max (2009)

In the mid-1970's, a homely, friendless Australian girl of 8 picks a name out of a Manhattan phone book and writes to him; she includes a chocolate bar. She's Mary Dinkle, the only child of an alcoholic mother and a distracted father. He's Max Horowitz, an overweight man with Asperger's, living alone in New York. He writes back, with chocolate. Thus begins a 20-year correspondence, interrupted by a stay in an asylum and a few misunderstandings. Mary falls in love with a neighbor, saves money to have a birthmark removed and deals with loss. Max has a friendship with a neighbor, tries to control his weight, and finally gets the dream job. Will the two ever meet face to face?
Genres:  AnimationComedyDrama
Actors:  Toni CollettePhilip Seymour Hoffman
Directors:  Adam Elliot
Countries:  Australia
Writers:  Adam Elliot
Runtime: 1h 32min
Release: 2009-04-09
IMDb: 8.1

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