Where the Wild Things Are
Director: Spike Jonze Run Time: 101 min. Format: 35mm Film Release Year: 2009
Starring: Catherine Keener, Catherine O’Hara, Forest Whitaker, James Gandolfini, Mark Ruffalo, Max Records, Paul Dano
With the huge costumes for the beloved Wild Things created by Jim Henson’s Creature Shop, Spike Jonze’s live-action adaptation of the classic Maurice Sendak children’s tale evokes all of the wonder, joy, freedom, and comfort of the book while taking the story in an unexpected new direction.