|Genre||Animation, Comedy, Drama||Actor||Barry Humphries, Eric Bana, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Toni Collette|
8.2 /10 from 1000 users
|Release||09 Feb 2009||Duration|
In the mid-1970s, a homely, friendless Australian girl of 8 picks a name out of a Manhattan phone book and writes to him; she includes a chocolate bar. Shes Mary Dinkle, the only child of an alcoholic mother and a distracted father. Hes Max Horowitz, an overweight man with Aspergers, living alone in New York. He writes back, with chocolate. Thus begins a 20-year correspondence, interrupted by a stay in an asylum and a few misunderstandings. Mary falls in love with a neighbor, saves money to have a birthmark removed and deals with loss. Max has a friendship with a neighbor, tries to control his weight, and finally gets the dream job. Will the two ever meet face to face?