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‘Mary and Max’ now available On Demand

MARY AND MAX is a clayography feature film from Academy Award winning writer/director Adam Elliot and producer Melanie Coombs, featuring the voice talents of Toni Collette, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Barry Humphries and Eric Bana.

Spanning 20 years and 2 continents, MARY AND MAX tells of a pen-pal relationship between two very different people: Mary Dinkle (Collette), a chubby, lonely 8-year-old living in the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia; and Max Horovitz (Hoffman), a severely obese, 44-year-old Jewish man with Asperger’s Syndrome living in the chaos of New York City.

Tons of stills and clips, including an exclusive behind the scenes featurette, after the break!

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‘Mary and Max’ trailer

Mary and Max is a tale of a pen-pal friendship between two very different people: Mary Dinkle is a chubby, lonely 8 year old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max Horovitz is a 44 year old, severely obese Jewish man with Asperger’s Syndrome living in the chaos of New York.

Mary and Max is set for a theatrical release in April 2009.

‘Mary and Max’ claymation film to open 2009 Sundance Film Festival

According to the Salt Lake City Tribune, MARY AND MAX, a claymation film, is set to open the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. The film, from Australian animator Adam Elliot, will play January 15 at Park City, Utah’s Eccles Center Theatre.

Mary and Max is a tale of a pen-pal friendship between two very different people: Mary Dinkle is a chubby, lonely 8 year old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max Horovitz is a 44 year old, severely obese Jewish man with Asperger’s Syndrome living in the chaos of New York.

The film will be narrated by Australian actor Barry Humphries, who previously voiced Bruce the Shark in Pixar’s Finding Nemo.

Elliot’s HARVIE KRUMPET played at Sundance in 2004 and won the Oscar that year for Best Animated Short. MARY AND MAX is based on Elliot’s real-life pen-pal relationship over the last 20 years.

Mary and Max is set for a theatrical release in April 2009.

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