Fantastic Mr. Fox
(Blu-ray / DVD Combo)

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Published
[United States] : The Criterion Collection, [2014].
Rating
Rating: PG; for action, smoking and slang humor.
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Carol Stream Public Library - Kids VideoJ DVD/FANOn Shelf
Messenger Public Library of North Aurora - Juvenile AVJ DVD FANTASTICOn Shelf
Thomas Ford Memorial Library - Juvenile StacksJ DVD FANTASTICOn Shelf
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Format
Blu-ray / DVD Combo
Edition
[DVD-only version]., Dual-Format edition [DVD only].
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
715515111416

Notes

General Note
Based on the book by Roald Dahl.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
General Note
Originally issued as part of a dual-format edition [i.e., Blu-ray + DVD combo pack].
General Note
Special features: Audio commentaries with 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; "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; booklet.
Participants/Performers
Meryl Streep, George Clooney, Bill Murray, Willem Dafoe, Jason Schwartzman, Owen Wilson, Michael Gambon, Jarvis Cocker.
Description
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
Rating: PG; for action, smoking and slang humor.
System Details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen presentation.
Language
Optional subtitles in English for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Local note
DVD
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Anderson, W., Baumbach, N., Clooney, G., Streep, M., Schwartzman, J., & Dahl, R. (2014). Fantastic Mr. Fox. [DVD-only version]. [United States]: The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wes Anderson et al.. 2014. Fantastic Mr. Fox. [United States]: The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Wes Anderson et al., Fantastic Mr. Fox. [United States]: The Criterion Collection, 2014.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Anderson, Wes, et al. Fantastic Mr. Fox. [DVD-only version]. [United States]: The Criterion Collection, 2014.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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