Fantastic Mr. Fox
Recommended for ages 8 and up
Berkeley-based independent filmmaker Bill Kinder began his career in documentary, news, and sports, with a focus on editing and creating experimental nonfiction films. He then worked at American Zoetrope and later Pixar, where he was founding director of editorial and post-production from 1996 to 2014.
Fantastic Mr. Fox . . . is in some ways [Wes Anderson’s] most fully realized and satisfying film.A. O. Scott, New York Times
George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, Willem Dafoe,
Wes Anderson’s vibrant adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s novel about a fox clan and other animal friends eluding human predators is a meticulous work of stop-motion animation. Anderson transforms the original text into a tale of odd family dynamics. “Watching Fantastic Mr. Fox is sheer delight for the close attention to every aspect of the look and feel, from those lightning-lit paintings of Mrs. Fox’s to the way the foxes’ fur rises in a draft of wind . . . [the filmmakers] created a look for this film that is perfectly unique” (Erica Wagner, Current).
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