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The Resource Mary and Max, Screen Australia presents a Melodrama Pictures Production in association with Film Victoria, SBS Television Australia, Adirondack Pictures ; produced by Melanie Coombs ; written, directed and designed by Adam Elliot

Mary and Max, Screen Australia presents a Melodrama Pictures Production in association with Film Victoria, SBS Television Australia, Adirondack Pictures ; produced by Melanie Coombs ; written, directed and designed by Adam Elliot

Label
Mary and Max
Title
Mary and Max
Statement of responsibility
Screen Australia presents a Melodrama Pictures Production in association with Film Victoria, SBS Television Australia, Adirondack Pictures ; produced by Melanie Coombs ; written, directed and designed by Adam Elliot
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Mary is a lonely eight-year-old in the suburbs of Melbourne. Struggling with questions that no one can answer, she writes to Max, an obese 44-year-old Jewish man with Asperger's Syndrome living in New York City, which starts a friendship that spans 20 years and two continents
Related
Awards note
2009 Ottawa International Animation Festival, Grand Prize.
Cataloging source
TXA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Gerald Thompson; art director, Craig Fison
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • English dialogue with optional Spanish subtitles
  • Subtitled for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
PerformerNote
Barry Humphries, narrator; voices: Toni Collette (Mary); Philip Seymour Hoffman (Max); Eric Bana (Damian)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1972-
  • 1969-
  • 1967-2014
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bana, Eric
  • Collette, Toni
  • Elliot, Adam
  • Kinsella, Stella
  • Coombs, Melanie
  • Hoffman, Philip Seymour
  • Screen Australia
  • Melodrama Pictures (Firm)
  • Film Victoria
  • Special Broadcasting Service (Australia)
  • Adirondack Pictures (Firm)
  • IFC Films
Runtime
92
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Girls
  • Asperger's syndrome
  • Letter writing
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Melbourne (Vic.)
  • Pen pals
  • Friendship
Technique
animation
Label
Mary and Max, Screen Australia presents a Melodrama Pictures Production in association with Film Victoria, SBS Television Australia, Adirondack Pictures ; produced by Melanie Coombs ; written, directed and designed by Adam Elliot
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Based on a true story."
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
  • Special features include: US and international trailers; commentary by director; Behind the scenes; a documentary Making of Mary & Max, directed by Stella Kinsella; alternate scenes, and a short film Harvie Krumpet, written and directed by Allan Elliot
  • Videorecording
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (92 min.)
Isbn
9780788613081
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
030306184791
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
  • metal
  • plastic
Publisher number
IFC1847
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)649860957
  • ocn649860957
  • OCoLC
System details
Blu-ray disc; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; enhanced for widescreen TVs; 5.1 Dolby Digital, 5.1 DTS-HD Master sound formats; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Mary and Max, Screen Australia presents a Melodrama Pictures Production in association with Film Victoria, SBS Television Australia, Adirondack Pictures ; produced by Melanie Coombs ; written, directed and designed by Adam Elliot
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Based on a true story."
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
  • Special features include: US and international trailers; commentary by director; Behind the scenes; a documentary Making of Mary & Max, directed by Stella Kinsella; alternate scenes, and a short film Harvie Krumpet, written and directed by Allan Elliot
  • Videorecording
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (92 min.)
Isbn
9780788613081
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
030306184791
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
  • metal
  • plastic
Publisher number
IFC1847
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)649860957
  • ocn649860957
  • OCoLC
System details
Blu-ray disc; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; enhanced for widescreen TVs; 5.1 Dolby Digital, 5.1 DTS-HD Master sound formats; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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