Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Friday 9th April 2010
Escape to a land of fantasy when Where the Wild Things Are arrives on Blu-ray Multi-Pack, DVD and digitally on 10th May 2010 from Warner Home Video. Based on the highly awarded, critically acclaimed children's book, innovative director, Spike Jonze, invites you to release your inner child and experience this classic story about childhood and the places we go to figure out the world we live in.
Where the Wild Things Are follows Max, an adventurous boy who feels misunderstood at home, as he escapes to where the Wild Things are. Max lands on an island where he meets mysterious and strange creatures whose emotions are as wild and unpredictable as their actions and who are desperately longing for a leader to guide them, just as Max longs for a kingdom to rule.
When Max is crowned king, he promises to create a place where everyone will be happy. Take your family on a magical journey together this half-term. Directed by Academy Award nominee Spike Jonze (Being John Malkovich, Adaptation) Where the Wild Things Are stars newcomer Max Records, Emmy Award winner James Gandolfini (The Sopranos), Academy Award winner Forrest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland, Street Kings), Academy Award nominee Catherine Keener (The Soloist, Into the Wild), Mark Ruffalo and Academy Award winner Chris Cooper (Syriana, Adaptation).
Where the Wild Things Are will be available on Blu-ray Multi-Play Pack and Single Disc DVD. The Multi-Play Pack includes a Blu-ray copy, a DVD and a Digital Copy of the movie. It will also be available via Electronic Download and ON DEMAND through Digital & Satellite TV Providers, game consoles such as Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in addition to rental outlets.
Nine-year-old Max runs away from home and sails across the sea to become king of a wondrous realm of gigantic fuzzy monsters - but being king may not be as carefree as it looks! Filmmaker Spike Jonze directs a magical, visually astonishing film version of Maurice Sendak's celebrated classic exploring the joyous and wild rumpus of the time and place we call childhood.