Based on the much loved, best-selling children's book by Roald Dahl, this masterfully crafted stop-motion animation movie travels back and forth between the comic and the profound. Mr and Mrs Fox (Clooney and Streep) live an idyllic home life with their son Ash (Schwartzman) and visiting young nephew Kristopherson (Eric Anderson).
But after 12 years, 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 and with not 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.
Did you know?
Though the cover of Ash's comic reads "white cape vs black dog" there is speculation that he is actually reading Art Spigelman's Maus, the pages inside are very similar in color and design to Maus, and a picture on the back is a direct image from the book itself. Read More