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.
Writer and director Adam Elliot clarified that the character of Max was inspired by "a pen-friend in New York who I've been writing to for over twenty years."
Mary Dinkle's eyes were the color of muddy puddles. Her birthmark, the color of poo.
Part of the movie is set in Australia and part of the movie is set in New York, however, the cars always drive on the left side of the road, even the scene in New York.
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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