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The making of Fantastic Mr. Fox : an American Empirical picture by Wes Anderson

by Specter, Michael.

Format: Print Book 2009
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Bethel Park Public Library Nonfiction 791.4372 SP
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
 
Collection  Nonfiction
 
Call Number  791.4372 SP
 
 
Summary
Originally published in 1970, Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr. Fox tells the story of the Fox Family. After twelve years, the Fox Family's quiet home life proves too much for Mr. Fox's natural animal instincts. When his young nephew arrives, Mr. Fox slips back into his old ways as a smart bird thief and, in doing so, endangers not only his beloved family, but the whole animal community as well. In Fall 2009, audiences will cheer as award-winning director Wes Anderson (Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, The Darjeeling Limited) brings us his take on the tale: a blockbuster stop-motion animation film shot entirely in high definition. Starring the voice talents of George Clooney (Michael Clayton), Meryl Streep (Doubt), Bill Murray (Lost in Translation), and Jason Schwartzman (Marie Antoinette), the movie is sure to please fans of the original story as well as enchant new generations. Fantastic Mr. Fox: The Making of the Motion Picture is a family-friendly behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the film. Filled with photos, script pages, storyboards, and interviews with cast and crew, this book is a delightful and intriguing peek at the magic that happens as the filmmakers bring to life one of children's literature's most beloved characters: the outrageous, audacious, Fantastic Mr. Fox.
Additional Information
Subjects Anderson, Wes, -- 1969- -- Interviews.
Fantastic Mr. Fox (Motion picture)
Stop-motion animation films -- Production and direction.
Puppet films -- Production and direction.
Publisher New York :Rizzoli,2009
Other Titles Fantastic Mr. Fox
Contributors Lewis, Ray.
Anderson, Wes, 1969-
Language English
Notes Includes interviews with Wes Anderson, Eric Anderson, Liccy Dahl, and Jason Schwartzman.
Description 183 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
ISBN 9780847833542
0847833542
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