Mary and Max (2009)
Critic Consensus: Mary and Max is a lovingly crafted, startlingly inventive piece of animation whose technical craft is equaled by its emotional resonance.
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as Mary Daisy Dinkle (adult)
as Max Jerry Horowitz
as Mary Daisy Dinkle (child)
as Homeless Man
as Kissing Woman/Bus Stop Mother
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Critic Reviews for Mary and Max
While perhaps it doesn't fully sustain its 90-odd-minute running time, Mary and Max is a moving celebration of oddness and friendship.
The mixture of artistic sophistication and emotional crudeness cancel each other out.
In a perverse and often immature way, it forthrightly deals with mature issues of love, friendship, forgiveness and mental health. It requires a mature audience, but an audience nonetheless.
Clearly a labor of love, but one destined perhaps to be loved by a very select few.
Audience Reviews for Mary and Max
A wonderfully sweet and beautiful movie!
A beautiful and heartbreaking claymation about depression, loneliness and friendship, crafted with a gorgeous production design, a fantastic direction and a bittersweet story that is so touching that it is hard to imagine anyone who wouldn't be deeply moved by it.
As good as anything Pixar has made in terms of emotional power, but a lot less known. What a shame. Mary and Max is one of the best animated movies I have ever watched, and one of the most heart-wrenching movies I have ever seen, period.
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|Max Jerry Horowitz:||You are my friend, my only friend.|
|Max Jerry Horowitz:||Dr Bernard Hazelhof says it is good to have goals but not stupid ones like mine.|
|Narrator:||Que Sera, Sera|
|Max Jerry Horowitz:||Jurors are outstanding members of the community who haven't murdered anybody.|
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