Fantastic Mr. Fox
(DVD or VCD) 

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Anderson, Wes, 1969- film director,
Baumbach, Noah, 1969- screenwriter.
Abbate, Allison, film producer.
Rudin, Scott, 1958- film producer.
Dawson, Jeremy (Producer)
[Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2019].
1681435462, 9781681435466
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded booklet (unpaged : color illustrations ; 19 cm) 


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[Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2019].
1681435462, 9781681435466
715515111416, 715515225816


General Note
Based on the book by Roald Dahl.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
General Note
Accompanying booklet includes essay titled "Vulpine nature" by Erica Wagner.
General Note
Director approved two-DVD special edition features: Audio commentary featuring Wes 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; discussion and analysis of the film; stop-motion Sony robot commercial by Anderson
Creation/Production Credits
Animation director, Mark Gustafson ; "Petey's Song" performed 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.
Voices: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Wally Wolodarksy, Eric Anderson, Michael Gambon, Willem Dafoe, Owen Wilson.
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.
Target Audience
OFRB rating: PG.
System Details
DVD: NTSC, region 1, 1.85:1 aspect ratio, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Optional closed captions in English.


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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Anderson, W., Baumbach, N., Abbate, A., Rudin, S., Dawson, J. (., Rales, S., Milchan, A., Clooney, G., Streep, M., Schwartzman, J., Murray, B., Wolodarsky, W., Anderson, E. C., Gambon, M., Dafoe, W., Wilson, O., Gustafson, M., Cocker, J., Oliver, T., Lowry, N., Desplat, A., Weisblum, A., Lewis, R., & Dahl, R. (2019). Fantastic Mr. Fox (Widescreen.). The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wes Anderson et al.. 2019. Fantastic Mr. Fox. The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wes Anderson et al.. Fantastic Mr. Fox The Criterion Collection, 2019.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Anderson, Wes, et al. Fantastic Mr. Fox Widescreen., The Criterion Collection, 2019.

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