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Where the Wild Things Are... and Other Maurice Sendak Stories [DVD]

SKU:4749829
Release Date:09/24/2002
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This disc contains three animated shorts adapted form the work of children's author Maurice Sendak. Where the Wild Things Are, The Nutshell Kids, and In the Night Kitchen are presented in standard full-frame transfers. English soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital Stereo. There are no supplemental materials of any consequence, but this is still an outstanding title for anyone looking for family friendly viewing fare.
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    Overview

    Special Features


    • Getting to know Maurice Sendak
    • Spanish version of Where the Wild Things Are
    • Read along
    • Interactive menus
    • Story selection

    Synopsis


    In the Night Kitchen
    Adapted from the controversial children's book by author Maurice Sendak, this lighthearted fantasy follows the dreamy adventures of a young boy named Mickey as he discovers just how the local bakers prepare their delectable morning cakes. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

    The Nutshell Kids
    Includes animated versions of Sendak favorites Chicken Soup With Rice, Alligators All Around, One Was Johnny, and Pierre. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

    Where the Wild Things Are
    Maurice Sendak's fanciful children's stories of strange but friendly monsters come off of the page and onto the screen in this animated adaptation of his best-known work. After Max gets in trouble with his mom and dad, he's sent to bed without dinner, and he finds himself spirited away to a magical land where he is the king of the wild creatures. But is becoming king of the monsters really better than being with the people who love you the most? ~ Mark Deming, Rovi




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