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The one 'Wild Things' change that bugged Maurice Sendak
Spike Jonze took a lot of liberties when he adapted Maurice Sendak's admittedly sparse children's book "Where the Wild Thing Are" to the big screen, but because of a personal bond between the two artists, signed off on much of Jonze's and screenwriter Dave Eggers idea. And yet, according to io9, Sendak would come back to question one major change again and again: how the young Max enters the world of the Wild Things.
In the book, the world transforms out of his bedroom, clearly a figment of his imagination. In the movie, Max runs away from home and takes a boat to an island where the Wild Things live. Eggers says Sendak would continually ask, "Really? You really don't want to [do the original sequence]?"
Eventually, for better or worse, Sendak relented and the rest will be movie history.