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The Resource Where the wild things are, directed by Spike Jonze ; screenplay by Spike Jonze & Dave Eggers ; produced by Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman, John Carls, Maurice Sendak, Vincent Landay ; a Warner Bros. Pictures presentation in asociation with Legendary Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures ; a Playtone/Wild Things production ; a Spike Jonze film, (videorecording)

Where the wild things are, directed by Spike Jonze ; screenplay by Spike Jonze & Dave Eggers ; produced by Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman, John Carls, Maurice Sendak, Vincent Landay ; a Warner Bros. Pictures presentation in asociation with Legendary Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures ; a Playtone/Wild Things production ; a Spike Jonze film, (videorecording)

Label
Where the wild things are
Title
Where the wild things are
Statement of responsibility
directed by Spike Jonze ; screenplay by Spike Jonze & Dave Eggers ; produced by Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman, John Carls, Maurice Sendak, Vincent Landay ; a Warner Bros. Pictures presentation in asociation with Legendary Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures ; a Playtone/Wild Things production ; a Spike Jonze film
Title variation
  • Where the wild things are
  • Max et les maximonstres
Contributor
Actor
Director
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Max has an active imagination, who will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him - runs away from home. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world, an ocean away, is inhabited by large wild beasts, including Carol who has the same temperament as Max. Instead of eating Max like they normally would with creatures of his type, the wild things befriend Max after he proclaims himself a king who can magically solve all their problems
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: PG; for mild thematic elements, some adventure action and brief language
  • Board of Film Censors, Singapore: PG
Language note
In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue with optional English (for the hearing impaired), French and Spanish subtitles
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.W538 2010
PerformerNote
Max Records, Catherine Keener, Mark Ruffalo, Lauren Ambrose, Chris Cooper, Paul Dano, James Gandolfini, Catherine O'Hara, Forest Whitaker
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1997-
  • 1978-
  • 1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jonze, Spike.
  • Records, Max
  • Keener, Catherine.
  • Ruffalo, Mark.
  • Ambrose, Lauren
  • Cooper, Chris
  • Sendak, Maurice
Runtime
101
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Imagination in children
  • Temper tantrums
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Mothers and sons
  • Children's costumes
  • Runaway children
Technique
live action
Label
Where the wild things are, directed by Spike Jonze ; screenplay by Spike Jonze & Dave Eggers ; produced by Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman, John Carls, Maurice Sendak, Vincent Landay ; a Warner Bros. Pictures presentation in asociation with Legendary Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures ; a Playtone/Wild Things production ; a Spike Jonze film, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Maurice Sendak
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2009
  • Special features: Series of "Where the wild things are" shorts by Lance Bange: "The absurd difficulty of filming a dog running and barking at the same time," "Crew pranks Spike," "Vampire attack: the Max Records short" and "The kids take over the picture."
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
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9781419864063
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085391189930
  • 883929123438
  • 883929068166
  • 883929117024
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1000027423
  • 3000030004
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn497926953
  • (OCoLC)497926953
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (letterbox, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Where the wild things are, directed by Spike Jonze ; screenplay by Spike Jonze & Dave Eggers ; produced by Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman, John Carls, Maurice Sendak, Vincent Landay ; a Warner Bros. Pictures presentation in asociation with Legendary Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures ; a Playtone/Wild Things production ; a Spike Jonze film, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Maurice Sendak
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2009
  • Special features: Series of "Where the wild things are" shorts by Lance Bange: "The absurd difficulty of filming a dog running and barking at the same time," "Crew pranks Spike," "Vampire attack: the Max Records short" and "The kids take over the picture."
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
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9781419864063
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085391189930
  • 883929123438
  • 883929068166
  • 883929117024
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1000027423
  • 3000030004
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn497926953
  • (OCoLC)497926953
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (letterbox, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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