mary and max is a stop motion-animation film based on a true story. the animation is rich in details, the story is funny and touching, and it’s filled with charming and quirky characters. with humor and heart, the movie has a light touch on some very weighty topics. i couldnt not recommend it more…definitely watch the trailer!
above are main characters mary daisy dinkle (8 yr old from australia, and max jerry horovitz (40 something yr old new yorker with asperger’s), who become pen pals after mary selects a random name from a phone book. this forms an unlikely friendship, which continues into mary’s adulthood