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UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hammer Museum present

Where the Wild Things Are (2009)

Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
October 28, 2012 - 11:00 am

"...a work of art that stands up to its source and, in some instances, surpasses it." - The New York Times

Directed by Spike Jonze

This contemporary fantasy film based on the classic children’s book by Maurice Sendak follows the misunderstood, young Max as he boards a mysterious boat to a land of enormous monsters. Befriended by these wild things and made their king. Max does his best to govern the unruly creatures and learns a few lessons about cooperation and friendship before he is restored to his own world.

Producer: Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman, John Carls, Maurice Sendak, Vincent Landay. Screenwriter: Spike Jonze, Dave Eggers. Cinematographer: Lance Acord. Editor: Eric Zumbrunnen. Cast: Max Records, Catherine Keener, Mark Ruffalo, Lauren Ambrose, Chris Cooper.

35mm, color, 101 min. 

Please note the early start time. 

View the trailer below.

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