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Sundance opens without glitz

By Ty Burr
Globe Staff / January 17, 2009

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PARK CITY, Utah - Is it emblematic of the larger mood or just a festival programmer's whimsy that the 25th Sundance Film Festival opened Thursday night with the defiantly unglitzy "Mary and Max"? This Claymation comedy-drama, a dark handmade tale about the pen-pal relationship between a homely little Australian girl and an obese, emotionally damaged New York man, features a ... (Full article: 565 words)

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