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Fantastic Mr. Fox / Twentieth Century Fox presents in association with Indian Paintbrush and Regency Enterprises ; an American Empiraical Picture ; directed by Wes Anderson ; written for the screen by Wes Anderson, Noah Baumbach ; produced by Allison Abbate, Scott Rudin, Wes Anderson, Jeremy Dawson ; executive producers, Steven Rales, Arnon Milchan.

Anderson, Wes, 1969- (film director,, screenwriter,, film producer.). Baumbach, Noah, 1969- (screenwriter.). Abbate, Allison, (film producer.). Rudin, Scott, 1958- (film producer.). Dawson, Jeremy (Producer) (Added Author). Rales, Steven, (film producer.). Milchan, Arnon, (film producer.). Clooney, George, (voice actor.). Streep, Meryl, (voice actor.). Schwartzman, Jason, 1980- (voice actor.). Murray, Bill, 1950- (voice actor.). Wolodarsky, Wallace, (voice actor.). Anderson, Eric Chase, 1973- (voice actor.). Gambon, Michael, (voice actor.). Dafoe, Willem, (voice actor.). Wilson, Owen, 1968- (voice actor.). Gustafson, Mark, (animator.). Cocker, Jarvis, (performer.). Oliver, Tristan, (director of photography.). Lowry, Nelson, (production designer.). Desplat, Alexandre, (composer (expresssion)). Weisblum, Andrew, (film editor.). Dahl, Roald. Fantastic Mr. Fox. (Added Author). Lewis, Ray, (photographer.). Wagner, Erica, 1967- (writer of supplementary textual content.). Mackinnon and Saunders, (puppeteer.). Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, (production company.). Indian Paintbrush (Firm), (production company.). Regency Enterprises, (production company.). American Empirical Pictures, (production company.). Criterion Collection (Firm), (film distributor.). Voices: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Wally Wolodarksy, Eric Anderson, Michael Gambon, Willem Dafoe, Owen Wilson. (Cast).


The 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.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781604657883
  • ISBN: 160465788X
  • Physical Description: 1 Blu-ray Disc (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 videodiscs (87 min. : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 booklet (33 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 18 cm.)
  • Edition: Director-approved, dual-format Blu-ray and DVD special edition.
  • Publisher: [Irvington, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2014]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the book by Roald Dahl.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features: DVD Disc 1: Introduction by "Petey"; Commentary (with Wes Anderson); Animatic (storyboard animatic for the entire film). DVD Disc 2: The making of "Fantatsic Mr. Fox": Recording the voices, Puppet tests/early animation, References for art department, A visit to the studio, Time-lapse photography, Music, Miniature objects; Roald Dahl reads "Fantastic Mr. Fox"; Awards speeches (animated acceptance speeches); Set photography by Ray Lewis; Publicity featurettes; Sony robots commercial (stop-motion commercial by Anderson); Discussion and analysis (featuring students of the film); "Fantastic Mr. Dahl" (an hour-long 2005 documentary about the author); The witch's tree; Dahl's manuscripts. Blu-ray contains identical special featurs. Booklet features an essay by critic Erica Wagner; a 2002 article on Dahl's Gipsy house by Anderson; "White Cape," a comic book used as a prop in the film; and drawings, original paintings, and other ehemera.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Animation director, Mark Gustafson ; "Petey's Song" perfromed by Jarvis Cocker ; director of photography, Tristan Oliver ; production designer, Nelson Lowry ; music composed and conducted by Alexandre Desplat ; supervising editor, Andrew Weisblum ; puppets fabricated by Mackinnon and Saunders.
Participant or Performer Note:
Voices: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Wally Wolodarksy, Eric Anderson, Michael Gambon, Willem Dafoe, Owen Wilson.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG; action, smoking and slang humor.
System Details Note:
Blu-ray: NTSC, region A, widescreen (2.76:1) presentation; Dolby DTS-HD Master 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, 1080p High Definition; required Blu-ray player.
DVD: NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1), Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
In English with English subtitles.
Subject: Dahl, Roald > Film adaptations.
Foxes > Behavior > Drama.
Fathers and sons > Drama.
Farmers > Drama.
Livestock > Drama.
Cousins > Drama.
Animal burrowing > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Animated films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Public Library.


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