SummaryThe story of a clever, quick, nimble, and exceptionally well-dressed wild animal. A compulsive chicken thief turned newspaper reporter, Mr. Fox settles down with his family at a new foxhole in a beautiful tree directly adjacent to three enormous poultry farms owned by three ferociously vicious farmers: Boggis, Bunce, and Bean. Mr. Fox simply cannot resist. Based on the beloved, best selling book by Roald Dahl.
Fathers and sons -- Drama.
Farmers -- Drama.
Livestock -- Drama.
Cousins -- Drama.
Animal burrowing -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [United States] :The Criterion Collection,2014
|Other Titles|| Fantastic Mr. Fox.
Fantasic Mister Fox
1969- screenwriter, film director, film producer.
Baumbach, Noah, 1969- screenwriter.
Clooney, George, actor.
Streep, Meryl, actor.
Schwartzman, Jason, 1980- actor.
Dahl, Roald. Fantastic Mr. Fox.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor.
Meryl Streep, George Clooney, Bill Murray, Willem Dafoe, Jason Schwartzman, Owen Wilson, Michael Gambon, Jarvis Cocker.
Rating: PG; for action, smoking and slang humor.
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Title from container.
Based on the book by Roald Dahl.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features: Audio commentaries with Wes Anderson; storyboard animatic for the entire film; footage of the actors voicing their characters, puppet construction, stop-motion setups, and the recording of the score; interviews with cast and crew; puppet animation tests; photo gallery of puppets, props, and sets; animated awards acceptance speeches; audio recording of author Roald Dahl reading the book; "Fantastic Mr. Dahl" an hour-long 2005 documentary about the author; gallery of Dahl's original manuscripts; dicussino and analysis of the film; stop-motion Sony robot commercial by Anderson; booklet.
DVD, widescreen presentation.
2 videodiscs (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.