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.
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.
- 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, 
- Copyright: ©2014
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.
In English with English subtitles.
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