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Fantastic Mr. Fox

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Original title
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Year
Running time
87 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Wes Anderson, Noah Baumbach (Novel: Roald Dahl)
Music
Alexandre Desplat
Cinematography
Animation, Tristan Oliver
Cast
Producer
American Empirical Pictures / Indian Paintbrush / Twentieth Century Fox Animation / Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation / Regency Enterprises
Genre
Animation. Comedy | Stop Motion
Movie Groups
Roald Dahl Adaptations
New
Synopsis / Plot
Angry farmers, tired of sharing their chickens with a sly fox, look to get rid of their opponent and his family. Mr. and Mrs. Fox (voices from George Clooney and Meryl Streep) live an idyllic home life with their son Ash (Jason Schwartzman) and visiting young nephew Kristofferson (Eric Anderson). But after twelve years of quiet domesticity, the bucolic existence proves too much for Mr. Fox's wild animal instincts. Soon he slips back into his old ways as a sneaky chicken thief and in doing so, endangers not only his beloved family, but the whole animal community. Trapped underground without enough food to go around, the animals band together to fight against the evil Farmers—Boggis, Bunce and Bean—who are determined to capture the audacious, fantastic Mr. Fox at any cost. In the end, he uses his natural instincts to save his family and friends.

Based on the best-selling children's book by Roald Dahl.
Awards
2009: Academy Awards: 2 Nominations: Best Animated Movie and Best Soundtrack
2009: Annie Awards: Best Screenplay. 3 nominations
2009: Golden Globes: Nominated to Best animated film
2009: 2 Nominations for BAFTA Awards: Best Animation Film and Music
2009: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actor (Clooney) & Best Animated Film. 3 Nominations
2009: NBR Awards: Special Achievement Award (Wes Anderson)
2009: Satellite Awards: Best Animated Film
2009: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Animation
2010: Annecy Film Festival: Best Film
2009: 2 Nominations Critics' Choice Awards: Best Animated Feature, Adapted Screenplay
2009: Chicago Film Critics Awards: 2 Nom. incl. Best Animated Feature
2009: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Animated Film
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