Not Rated | | Animation, Comedy, Drama
A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York.
An exhibit of artefacts and clips from the film were presented in France and Australia. In France the exhibition was hosted by Gaumont as part of the release. In Australia initially at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image for three months ... ...
Mary Dinkle's eyes were the color of muddy puddles. Her birthmark, the color of poo.
Mary's supermarket is shown using plastic bags in 1976. Supermarkets in Australia still used paper bags then, and plastic grocery bags did not come in until the 1980s.
Before the end credits the next quote appears: "God gave us our relatives; thank God we can choose our friends" by Ethel Watts Mumford.
AUD 156,169 (Australia) (9 April 2009)
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