The Making of Fantastic Mr. Fox, An American Empirical Picture by Wes Anderson

The Making of Fantastic Mr. Fox, An American Empirical Picture by Wes Anderson

Book - 2009
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Originally published in 1970, Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr. Fox tells the story of the Fox Family. After twelve years, the Fox Family’s quiet home life proves too much for Mr. Fox’s natural animal instincts. When his young nephew arrives, Mr. Fox slips back into his old ways as a smart bird thief and, in doing so, endangers not only his beloved family, but the whole animal community as well. In Fall 2009, audiences will cheer as award-winning director Wes Anderson (Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, The Darjeeling Limited) brings us his take on the tale: a blockbuster stop-motion animation film shot entirely in high definition. Starring the voice talents of George Clooney (Michael Clayton), Meryl Streep (Doubt), Bill Murray (Lost in Translation), and Jason Schwartzman (Marie Antoinette), the movie is sure to please fans of the original story as well as enchant new generations. Fantastic Mr. Fox: The Making of the Motion Picture is a family-friendly behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the film. Filled with photos, script pages, storyboards, and interviews with cast and crew, this book is a delightful and intriguing peek at the magic that happens as the filmmakers bring to life one of children’s literature’s most beloved characters: the outrageous, audacious, Fantastic Mr. Fox.

Baker & Taylor
Discusses the making of the film based on Roald Dahl's novel, providing interviews with the director, cast, and crew, still photographs, production design sketches, and a description of the movie's revival of stop-motion animation.

& Taylor

Documents the making of the upcoming film based on the Roald Dahl tale about a fox who endangers the local animal community by giving in to his natural wild instincts, in a companion that shares cast and crew interviews while describing the movie's revival of stop-motion animation. Movie tie-in.

Publisher: New York : Rizzoli, 2009
ISBN: 9780847833542
Branch Call Number: 791.4372 SPECT
Characteristics: 183 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Anderson, Wes 1969-
Lewis, Ray


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May 23, 2016

This book is the only, I repeat only intensive looking into Anderson's approach to visualization of his films.


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