About

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. In the mid-1970's, 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. He writes back, with chocolate. Thus begins a 20-yea...

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Directed by

Adam Elliot

Written by

Adam Elliot (Writer)

Runtime

92 minutes

Country

Australia

Language

English

Tagline

Sometimes perfect strangers make the best friends.

Cast

Keywords

neighbor stop motion australia only child chocolate friendship bracelet correspondence pen pals approach birthmark phone book

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