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.
The street, Lamington Drive, is a play on words: Lamingtons are an Australian cake. They are sometimes used in fund-raising activities by schools and other organizations, whereby they are sold in bulk. Such activities are referred to as 'Lamington ... ...
Mary Dinkle's eyes were the color of muddy puddles. Her birthmark, the color of poo.
The eagle head logo shown on the U.S. mail box came into use in 1993. Before that (i.e. during the time in which this movie is set), the full eagle logo was used.
The end credits show animated portraits of the characters, with the actors names beneath them.
AUD 156,169 (Australia) (9 April 2009)
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