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Where the Wild Things Are (13-Oct-2009)

Director: Spike Jonze

Writers: Dave Eggers; Spike Jonze

From novel: Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak (juvenile fiction)

Original Score by: Karen O.; Carter Burwell

Producers: Tom Hanks; Gary Goetzman; John Carls; Maurice Sendak; Vincent Landay

Keywords: Fantasy

Film adaptation of the Maurice Sendak story of the same name follows a troubled young boy's experiences with a fantastical world of his own creation.

ABSTRACT
Max, a troubled young boy with a wild imagination to match his difficult attitude, runs away from home in a wolf costume one night when he is sent to bed without dinner following a tantrum directed at his mother and older sister. Determined to escape his undesirable surroundings, Max imagines himself in a whimsical world populated by man-eating beasts, becoming their king after he promises to heal their societal ills.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Lauren Ambrose
Actor
20-Feb-1978   Six Feet Under
Chris Cooper
Actor
9-Jul-1951   American Beauty
Paul Dano
Actor
19-Jun-1983   Little Miss Sunshine
James Gandolfini
Actor
18-Sep-1961 19-Jun-2013 Tony Soprano wants his money
Spike Jonze
Film Director
22-Oct-1969   Being John Malkovich
Catherine Keener
Actor
23-Mar-1959   Maxine in Being John Malkovich
Catherine O'Hara
Comic
4-Mar-1954   Delia in Beetlejuice
Mark Ruffalo
Actor
22-Nov-1967   13 Going on 30
Forest Whitaker
Actor
15-Jul-1961   Ghost Dog

CAST

Max Records   ...   Max
Catherine Keener   ...   Mom
Mark Ruffalo   ...   The Boyfriend
Lauren Ambrose   ...   KW (voice)
Chris Cooper   ...   Douglas (voice)
Paul Dano   ...   Alexander (voice)
James Gandolfini   ...   Carol (voice)
Catherine O'Hara   ...   Judith (voice)
Forest Whitaker   ...   Ira (voice)
Pepita Emmerichs   ...   Claire
Max Pfeifer   ...   Claire's Friend
Madeleine Greaves   ...   Claire's Friend
Joshua Jay   ...   Claire's Friend
Ryan Corr   ...   Claire's Friend
Steve Mouzakis   ...   Teacher
Vincent Crowley   ...   Carol (suit performer)
Sonny Gerasimowicz   ...   Alexander (suit performer)
Nick Farnell   ...   Judith (suit performer)
Sam Longley   ...   Ira (suit performer)
Michael Berry, Jr.   ...   The Bull (voice)
Angus Sampson   ...   The Bull (suit performer)
Mark McCracken   ...   The Bull (suit performer)
John Leary   ...   Douglas (suit performer)
Alice Parkinson   ...   KW (suit performer)
Garon Michael   ...   KW (suit performer)
Additional Performers
James Epinfaniou   ...   Additional Performer
Joshua Evans   ...   Additional Performer
Tess Grimshaw Lloyd   ...   Additional Performer
Lucas Haynes   ...   Additional Performer
Nathan Veal   ...   Additional Performer
Spike Jonze   ...   Bob and Terry (voice)

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