WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE
FRI 17 JAN @ 10.30AM | Arc Cinema | $12/$10
2009 | PG | 101 mins | DCP | USA | D: Spike Jonze
Feeling misunderstood at home and at school, mischievous Max escapes to the land of the Wild Things, majestic - and sometimes fierce - creatures. They allow Max to become thier leader, and he promises to create a kingdom where everyone will be happy. However, Max soon finds that being king is not easy and that, even being with the Wild Things, there is something missing.
'It is one of those films that reveals the power of film itself, and you can feel delighted that this beatiful story, with its oddness and its great capacity for wonder, has survived in a perfect way the transition to screen' - Andrew O'Hagan, London Evening Standard
'A mood piece, a wholly transporting and wonderful film that exists in that special realm where the young and the young at heart meet' - Matthew Lucas, The Dispatch