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Literary House Fall Movie Night: Where the Wild Things Are


Date: 6:00pm EDT August 30

Come enjoy a screening of Where the Wild Things Are!

Where the Wild Things Are is a 2009 fantasy drama film directed by Spike Jonze. Written by Jonze and Dave Eggers, the screenplay was adapted from Maurice Sendak’s 1963 children’s book of the same name. The film centers on Max, a lonely boy with a wild imagination. Feeling misunderstood at home, Max sails away to an island inhabited by creatures known as the “Wild Things,” who crown him as their new king. The film stars Max Records as Max, and features the voices of James Gandolfini, Paul Dano, Lauren Ambrose, Forest Whitaker, Catherine O’Hara, Michael Berry Jr., and Chris Cooper as the Wild Things. The film is rated PG, and its runtime is 104 minutes.