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Mary and Max (2009) Movie Information

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Adam Elliot


Toni Collette
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Eric Bana
Bethany Whitmore
Barry Humphries
Renée Geyer





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Mary and Max are two friends in this stop action animation. Mary is a little girl who befriends Max. Max is trying to adjust to life with his Asperger's Syndrome and Mary is trying to learn how to grow up. -- Mongoose

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Matthew Brady 10/26/2013 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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The story sounds a bit wrong, A grow man who send letters to this girl. but this movie is without the best movie of 2009.

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worleyjamers 06/29/2013 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Mary and Max is one of the most heartfelt films I have ever seen. This animated feature is smart, original, charming, but also dark, bitter, and devastating. I loved it!

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Essi Suomela 12/05/2009 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

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One of, if not the best animation of the year. Yes, maybe even better than "Up". I'm absolutely blown away by this film and recommend everyone to see it.

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"Despite achieving all his life's goals, Max still felt incomplete." Definitely one of the most intelligent animated black comedies this reviewer has seen. The film revolves around an Australian loner misfit named 8-year-old Mary Daisy Dinkle (Bethany Whitmore) and a mentally sick American Max Jerry Horowitz (Philip Seymour Hoffman). Starts of very funny then becomes darker in darker towards the fitting conclusion. So many memorable lines and funny moments. Some highlights were the detailed character development, lush soundtrack and very effective black humor. One of many provocative lines: "I do not understand why people break laws." "People often confuse me but I try not to let them worry me." "..her world was far from perfect." and "Although Max found solace in Mary, he still fou...

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