Fantastic Mr. Fox
- DVD ANIMATION (CEN)
Director-approved two-DVD special edition.
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Voices: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Willem Dafoe, Owen Wilson, Michael Gambon, Wallace Wolodarsky, Eric Chase Anderson.
[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, 
2 videodiscs (87 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded sheet (color illustrations ; 19 cm.)
MPAA rating: PG; action, smoking and slang humor.
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.
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 ; audio commentary 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.