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

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[New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2014].
9781604657883, 160465788X
Rating: PG; for action, smoking and slang humor.
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Blu-ray / DVD Combo
[Blu-ray-only version]., Dual-Format edition [blu-ray only].
Physical Desc
1 blu-ray disc (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


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 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; dicussino and analysis of the film; stop-motion Sony robot commercial by Anderson; booklet.
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
Rating: PG; for action, smoking and slang humor.
System Details
Blu-ray, region A, widescreen (16:9, 1.85:1) presentation; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1; requires Blu-ray player.
Optional subtitles in English for the deaf and hard of hearing.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Anderson, W., Baumbach, N., Clooney, G., Streep, M., Schwartzman, J., Desplat, A., & Dahl, R. (2014). Fantastic Mr. Fox. [Blu-ray-only version]. [New York]: The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wes Anderson et al.. 2014. Fantastic Mr. Fox. [New York]: The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

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

MLA Citation (style guide)

Anderson, Wes, et al. Fantastic Mr. Fox. [Blu-ray-only version]. [New York]: 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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