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Mary and Max
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Toni Collette Toni Collette
Mary Daisy Dinkle
Philip Seymour Hoffman Philip Seymour Hoffman
Max Jerry Horovitz
Barry Humphries Barry Humphries
Eric Bana Eric Bana
Bethany Whitmore Bethany Whitmore
Young Mary
Ian Ian 'Molly' Meldrum
Homeless Man
Julie Forsyth Julie Forsyth
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Sublime film of warmth, humour and power

6 years, 4 months ago at Jan 29 9:28
7 votes
"You are my best friend. You are my only friend."

In this cinematic era of computer animation, the art of claymation (for which hand-moulded figurines are painstakingly photographed one frame at a time) is slowly dissolving. Aardman Studios (the guys behind Wallace and Gromit) seem to be the only ones who still possess the patience required to continue the practise into the 21st Cen... read more

Underrated treasure of inspiration and tragedy.

5 years, 5 months ago at Dec 9 2:41
7 votes
After reading many fantastic reviews of this film and the fact that Mary And Max still wasn't released in Britain despite it has been released for a year, I just couldn't resist watching it. What I got out of this was 90 minutes of raw emotion, dark comedy and mind-blowing animation. It is an extremely underrated film that should have been nominated for Best Animated Picture to be tough competitio... read more

Adam Elliot e suas síndromes.

5 years, 10 months ago at Jul 21 13:12
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O diretor e roteirista australiano Adam Elliot, da animação “Harvie Krumpet” (2003) premiada com Oscar de melhor curta, retoma sua combinação de fantasia mordaz em claymation (animação feita com moldes de argila) para traçar vinte anos de um improvável amizade no conto sincero e sombrio “Mary and Max”(2009).

Mary é uma menina australiana de 8 anos de idade, solitár... read more
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Description: Academy Award-winning Harvie Krumpet director Adam Elliot returns to the world of clay animation with this simple tale of the innocent correspondence between a portly eight year old girl from the suburbs of Melbourne and a morbidly obese, middle-aged Jewish New Yorker suffering from Asperger's Syndrome. On the surface it would seem that Mary (Toni Collette) and Max (Philip Seymour Hoffman) would have little in common, but over the course of twenty years, the unlikely pen pals exchange letters discussing everything from taxidermy, trust, pets, religion, obesity, autism, agoraphobia, alcoholism, and just about any other topic that ... (more)
Release date: 9 April 2009
Tags: Animation (31), Drama (20), Australia (17), Friendship (16), 2009 (14), Loneliness (12), Comedy (11), New York City (9), Pen Pal (8), 2000s (8), Depression (8), (7), New York (7), Black Comedy (7), Psychology (7), Forgiveness (6), Claymation (5), Asperger's Syndrome (5), Agoraphobia (5), Clay Animation (5)
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" Seeing as how this list is called "The Emotional Connection", it makes sense that we've now come to a movie entirely about an emotional connection. The premise about a 44-year-old man that becomes friends with a young girl sounds creepy, but it's far from that. Many times, I wanted to give a hug to the two characters, especially Max. Having grown up in New York City and dealing with autism, I empathized with him, though Mary gets her share of sympathy from me as well. The best thing about Ma"

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“'Mary and Max' is one of those movies that I WANTED to like a little better than I did. The story is certainly unique; the film spans the 20-year pen-”

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