Mary and Max

Year: 2009
Duration: 1h 32min
IMDb: 8.2
Country: Australia
In the mid-1970&#39s, 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. She&#39s Mary Dinkle, the only child of an alcoholic mother and a distracted father. He&#39s Max Horowitz, an overweight man with Asperger&#39s, 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?