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Fantastic Mr. Fox

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  • BLU-RAY ANIMATION (CEN)

Edition

Director-approved Blu-ray special edition.

Languages

English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Performers

Voices: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Willem Dafoe, Owen Wilson, Michael Gambon, Wallace Wolodarsky, Eric Chase Anderson.

Publication Information

[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2014]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (33 pages : color illustrations ; 17 cm)

Audience

MPAA rating: PG; action, smoking and slang humor.

Summary

A compulsive chicken thief turned newspaper reporter, Mr. Fox settles down with his family in 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.

Notes

Title from container.

Based on the book by Roald Dahl.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.

Special features: Digital master, approved by director Wes Anderson, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack ; audio commentaries featuring 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 on which the film is based ; "Fantastic Mr. Dahl," an hour-long 2005 documentary about the author ; gallery of Dahl's original manuscripts ; dicussion and analysis of the film ; stop-motion Sony robot commercial by Anderson.

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