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Animated film ‘Mary and Max’ tackles Asperger’s

Pop culture just can’t get enough of Asperger’s, it seems. Tomorrow, Hollywood will  screen a recent clayography film, “Mary and Max,” from director Adam Elliot. The movie features the voices of  voices of Toni Collette and Phillip Seymour Hoffman, as the lead characters; and Barry Humphries and Eric Bana.  Character Max Horovitz is a 44-year-old Jewish man with Asperger’s who lives in New York City. His penpal Mary Dinkle is a 8-year-old girl in Australia. The animated movie isn’t scheduled for theatrical release but will be available Oct. 14 on many cable systems via Sundance Selects.


September 29, 2009 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , ,

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