September 7, 2010
We recently saw a wonderful stop-motion film called Mary and Max. The Australian film takes place "down-under" and in New York City. Adam Elliot directs it and Toni Collette and Philip Seymour Hoffman provide the voices of Mary and Max.
Mary Dinkle, a chubby 8-year-old Australian girl, and Max Horovitz, an obese, middle-aged New Yorker with Asperger's syndrome, are a pair of unlikely pen pals in this quirky clay animation feature from writer-director Adam Elliot. Corresponding for two decades, the friends delve into a variety of topics, including sex, kleptomania, psychiatry, taxidermy and more
View the site: http://www.maryandmax.com/